Wall Park -- a Hidden Gem

Monday, October 29, 2018

Tucked behind the Shriver Aquatic Center on Executive Boulevard is a wonderful park, Wall Park.  There's a .3 mile walking trail with exercise equipment for adults and an amazing playground for children. With this week's beautiful fall weather, now is the perfect time to enjoy the Pike District's lovely Wall Park.


S'more fun for S'more People November 10

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Picture a marshmallow roasting over a roaring bonfire in Wall Park then squeezing the sweet gooey-ness on top of a chocolate bar sandwiched between two crisp graham crackers. Delicious! This can be yours at the Community Bonfire at Wall Park on November 10th from 4 pm to 6pm.  There will also be live music provided by Strathmore to serenade you as you relish each yummy bite of s'more.

RSVP at https://pikedistrictcommunitybonfire.eventbrite.com

Check out this happy video from the White Flint Placemaking Video

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Montgomery Planning created this terrific, short video that shows the wonder of the White Flint Placemaking event last week.  Montgomery Planning, Better Block, and Randolph Civic Association worked hard to successfully bring the community together at this joyous event.



What's Next for Pike & Rose

Friday, October 19, 2018

From Store Reporter

The first of the new fall restaurant lineup arrives next week at Pike & Rose. Say hello to Kusshi Sushi & Sake, a new venture from the owners of Hanaro Sushi in Bethesda, opening in the former Carluccio’s space next to Owen’s Ordinary. Next up for the neighborhood: the Mexican restaurant Nada, the Indian restaurant Commonwealth, and the new Julii restaurant from the founders of Cava. In other Pike & Rose news, blowout salon Drybar has inked a deal to open next spring alongside the upcoming SweetgreenBurgerFi and Sunday Morning Bakehouse.

Community Bonfire - S'mores - Music

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Grab your kids and grab your friends for a COMMUNITY BONFIRE starring everyone's favorite treat, S'MORES! This fun neighborhood event is Saturday, November 10 from 4 to 6 pm at Wall Park next to Shriver Community Center. We'll have all the fixins' for yummy, gooey s'mores made around a dancing bonfire. Talented musicians from Strathmore will provide the music for this wonderful afternoon of community fun.

Pike District Restaurant makes Washington Post Top Ten

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Kuya Ja’s fleshes out a Filipino feast: Slow-cooked pork belly is the star at this Rockville storefront, but it’s far from the only attraction.

Of the many advancements on the dining scene in recent years, the rise of Filipino restaurants has been among the most exciting, a trend famously jump-started by Bad Saint in the District three years ago and nurtured since by upstarts including Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly in Rockville. The name of the suburban storefront tells you what to order: slow-cooked pork that gets its savor from lemon grass, pineapple and garlic; its sound effects from mahogany skin that breaks apart like glass. Add to the beast some pickled papaya slaw and rice with toasted garlic, and you can believe co-owner Javier Fernandez when he says customers come from as far away as New York. The only thing I question is where the fans sit. Twenty-three seats translate to lines at both lunch and dinner, and lechon is by no means the sole attraction. The piping hot lumpia are the best around, chicken adobo pulses with soy sauce, garlic and vinegar; and desserts, from the chef’s sister’s nearby bakery, run to colorful shaved ice, cupcakes and rich custards. Some of the combinations may test your sense of ad­ven­ture; sisig is a stir-fry of pigs ears, headcheese, Thai chile, garlic and cane vinegar — funky, fiery and fabulous, you should know. Starting this month, Fernandez is rolling out a reservation-only dinner on Tuesday nights, at which diners will eat the chef’s food off tables covered in banana leaves, with their hands. Break out the moist towelettes and open wide.


Lunch and dinner daily

Sandwiches, bowls and combination meals, $6.99-$12.59

74 decibels / Must speak with raised voice

This is what community is all about -- White Flint Placemaking Festival was a great success

Sunday, October 14, 2018

More than a thousand folks turned a parking lot into a park and personified what community is all about. The White Flint Placemaking Festival was an unmitigated success! Congratulations to Montgomery Planning, Randolph Civic Association, A Better Block, and everyone else who made this a unique and a major success. Enjoy these photos from this very fun, very wonderful event.


Pike District Promenade

Thursday, October 11, 2018

What is a Pike District Promenade?

*An easy stroll along the Trolley Trail for all ages — babies in strollers to millenials to seniors (well-behaved leashed dogs are also welcome)

*A chance to make new friends and chat with old ones

*An opportunity to get a bit of exercise and enjoy the beautiful Trolley Trail

*A no cost way to make our community more of a community

We will meet Saturday, October 20 at 10am on the North Bethesda Market Plaza. (In between CVS and Seasons 52 by the water feature.) Free two-hour parking is available in the garage off Marketplace Lane, or better yet, walk or bike to the Pike District Promenade. AARP will be there to give out some excellent AARP swag.

A fun block party this Saturday at NoBe Market!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Join NoBe Market for FREE live music by Jonathan Moody Band out in the plaza this Saturday from 4-7pm! Get more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/252320738763927/

CapMac and Mercado will be serving up some delicious food, or enjoy the Seasons 52 patio with a delicious beverage, or a latte at Starbucks! 

No worries. Be Happy. See you at NoBe Market!