The permanent closure of Executive Blvd. has been scheduled for July 8 at 10 am. And this time MCDOT is going to stick to this date. Heck, message boards are in place to alert the public of the change in traffic patterns, and they are also in the process of installing the detour signage.…Read More
Monthly Archives: June 2020
The Washington Post could have been writing about the Pike District instead of Atlanta suburbs in this recent article. (In fact, the question does occur to me: why didn’t they mention the White Flint/Pike District area’s burgeoning transformation to a walkable, urban lite community?)
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“Looking at the history of human settlement, it was one of mixed-use and walkable environments,” said Hull.
Congratulations to Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly nominated for a 2020 RAMMY Award from the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington for Favorite Fast Bites of the year!
And they are back open for takeout!… Read More
Fabulous news! The Planning Board will receive the FY21 annual school test on Thursday, and the current moratorium for the Walter Johnson cluster will come to an end. Here is the staff memo. This means that pending North Bethesda developments, ranging from Twinbrook to Rock Spring, could move forward!
From the staff report:
The test also finds three additional clusters – Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, and Walter Johnson clusters – to be ‘open conditionally’ as shown in Table 2.…Read More
The following stations will reopen on Sunday, June 28. (Three stations on the Orange and Silver lines will reopen with shuttle bus service due to the ongoing platform reconstruction work at East Falls Church.)
- Federal Center SW
- Federal Triangle
- Mt Vernon Sq
- Judiciary Sq
- Eisenhower Ave
- Virginia Sq
- Van Dorn St
- Cleveland Park
- College Park
- Morgan Blvd
- East Falls Church*
The Montgomery County Planning Board held a virtual public hearing on June 11 on the update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP). Friends of White Flint was one of the many people testifying about aspects of the policy.Read More
Below is the MCDOT notification on construction activities anticipated to begin June 15, 2020. The most important news is that Executive Boulevard will be closing around June 29. Yes, this is the third (or fourth?) date given for the closure, but we’re told that this one is going to stick. The second most important news is that nighttime work has been suspended.…Read More
Bark Social is coming to Pike & Rose in September! Grab a coffee or a beer while your dog enjoys an off-leash play date. With human and dog treats, really, what could be better?
Located where the Pike & Rose Beach used to be, the only dog bar in the mid-Atlantic will provide a private safe, clean, and monitored 25,000 sq.…Read More
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles today announced the County has achieved its benchmarks and will officially enter Phase 2 of reopening on Friday, June 19 at 5 p.m.
The County plans to continue with an incremental reopening, based on public health data. Phase 2 allows additional businesses and activities to start and/or increase modified operations under specified guidelines.…Read More
Seasons 52 has officially opened its patio with a major *expansion to ensure social distancing is met. Reservations are encouraged but not required. You can call them at 301.984.5252 or use Open Table to place a reservation.
Their current hours are 12pm to 8pm. *Expansion is temporary until their dining room opens.…Read More