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NoMa Summer Screen to Show ‘Hook’ August 27: Remembering Robin Williams

Washington, D.C., August 21, 2014 – BANGARANG! The NoMa Business Improvement District will remember the amazing Robin Williams at a special encore NoMa Summer Screen with the classic film Hook on Wednesday, August 27!

“We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate the life of Robin Williams the terrific work he created,” said Robin-Eve Jasper, President of the NoMa Business Improvement District. “Friends, neighbors, and residents: please spread the word. Pirate apparel encouraged.”

Hook will be shown on the Loree Grand Field at Second and L Streets, NE. The event starts at 7 pm with music, giveaways, food trucks, picnicking and fun for all ages. Films start at dark (around 8 pm next week). All movies are screened with subtitles. Coolers, children and friendly (leashed) dogs are welcome.  Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID or Facebook for weather updates and to hear more about a free guerrilla yoga class before the movie, courtesy of Yoga NoMa, the neighborhood’s newest yoga studio opening this fall.

The 2014 series is sponsored by Storey Park, a 712,000 SF project with office, retail and residential in the heart of NoMa, coming in 2016. For more information, visit www.storeypark.com. Developed by First Potomac Realty Trust and Perseus Realty. Thanks to Toll Brothers Apartment Living for hosting the event on their field.

The NoMa Business Improvement District organizes and sponsors more than 50 free events a year. Upcoming September events include Curbside Cookoff, organized by the DC/MD/VA Food Truck Association, the Day of Learning hosted at Gallaudet University, PARK(ing) Day on First Street, NE, and the launch of Yoga NoMa. Learn more at nomabid.org/events.

About NoMa

NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood nestled among Union Station, the U.S. Capitol, Shaw, and the H Street, NE corridor in Washington, D.C. Over the last several years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35-block area within the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 16 million square feet of additional office, residential, hotel, and retail space. NoMa is home to more than 3,900 new apartments, and more than 40,000 people work in NoMa each day. With unparalleled transportation access via Amtrak, VRE, MARC, two Red Line Metro stops, and vehicular access to Interstate 395, visitors, workers and residents can easily travel throughout the region as well as to New York or anywhere on the East Coast. For more information about NoMa, visit www.nomabid.org and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter.

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