Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

The NoMa BID and Wunder Garten Launch Inaugural BreakFEST

BreakFEST

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NoMa Parks Foundation Launches New Planning and Community Engagement Site!

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NoMa Adds Second Public Park Space with Acquisition of Two-Acre Parcel

The NoMa Parks Foundation, an affiliate of the NoMa Business Improvement District, announced today that it has acquired for $14 million a two-acre parcel from Pepco. Bounded by Harry Thomas Way NE, the popular Metropolitan Branch Trail and New York Avenue NE, this acquisition is the culmination of two years of effort by the Foundation. […]

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NoMa Pumpkin Carving Happy Hour

NoMa’s Annual Pumpkin Carving Party Returns with a 90s Cover Band, Food Trucks and a Petting Zoo  WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2015:  On October 22, 2015 NoMa will reprise its fabulous fall classic, the Pumpkin Carving Happy Hour. This event is the perfect free fall, family-friendly event. The third annual Pumpkin Carving Happy Hour will be held […]

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NoMa Opens First Food Truck Pod in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., September 25, 2015 — What was once an old parking lot is now Lunch Box, Washington D.C.’s first and only lunchtime food truck pod. Over 500 guests enjoyed free ice cream, a variety of food trucks and a dueling piano concert at today’s grand opening.  NoMa is ground zero for great pop-ups in […]

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Letter to the Editor: Missed Opportunity for the Washington Post

Jonathan O’Connell’s article “Inside the Wild Ride that Landed the Washington Post on K Street” took me back to time I spent with the Washington Post team during their real estate search. Staff and leadership sentiment in favor of NoMa was clear. “We love NoMa” was in the note I received from one senior team […]

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NoMa Celebrates Largest Public Art in DC

Washington, D.C., July 2, 2015 — The transformation began with 200 gallons of white paint primer and an enthusiastic band of students studying hip-hip, arts and life skills with Words, Beats & Life. Today, another vacant lot in NoMa is transformed. NoMa Junction @ Storey Park has more than 14,000 SF of murals, on the […]

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NoMa Summer Screen Returns Next Week: New Location, Dance Films

Washington, D.C., May 21, 2015 — Summer is officially upon us: NoMa Summer Screen returns next week! Filmgoers’ choice: this year you can dance or just watch as NoMa kicks off its eighth season of NoMa Summer Screen with the 2015 theme “DANCE, DANCE, DANCE.” NoMa Summer Screen will happen in a new location at […]

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NoMa Lobby Project Welcomes Art Exhibit by Coolidge High School Students: Opening May 6

Washington, D.C., May 4, 2015 – The NoMa BID presents a new art exhibit in partnership with District of Columbia Public Schools and the talented students at Coolidge High School. “Identity Corral” opens to the public Wednesday, May 6 with a reception in the Lobby Project at 1200 First Street, NE, which also houses DCPS headquarters. […]

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NoMa Beer Garden Opens in May

WASHINGTON, DC, April 30, 2015 — In May, Wunder Garten beer garden is opening at 150 M Street, NE, just steps from the NoMa/Gallaudet U Metro station. The beer garden will occupy the last parcel in the 2.5 million SF Constitution Square development. The 300-seat venue is styled as a Bavarian beer garden and is […]

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