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Hill Now: Storytellers to Spin Yarns Tonight at ‘Nerds in NoMa’ Event

If you love The Moth and This American Life, an event in NoMa tonight might be right up your alley. Professional storytellers will share their personal tales of “funny, awkward and sometimes poignant moments” during a happy hour in NoMa tonight, one of the raconteurs said. The “Nerds in NoMa” speaker series is back with […]

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Newsletter: Annual Meeting, Last Nerds in NoMa, and More!

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Hill Now: Metropolitan Branch Trial 5K to Wind Through NoMa

Hundreds of runners will speed through NoMa soon as part of the Metropolitan Branch Trail 5K. Registration recently opened for the race, which is set for Saturday, May 2. http://www.hillnow.com/2015/03/23/metropolitan-branch-trail-5k-to-wind-through-noma/

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Hill Now: ‘Bike to Work Day’ Pit Stops Announced for Capitol Hill, NoMa

Veteran bike commuters and those who want to start pedaling to work will get VIP treatment in Ward 6 this spring for Bike to Work Day. Riders will be able to grab free food, drinks and T-shirts, rain or shine, at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza, Canal Park in Navy Yard and at 1150 First St. NE in NoMa. […]

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Washington Post: Which D.C. neighborhood can boast the biggest millennial growth?

By now, everyone knows that millennials love D.C. and D.C. – the former mayor included! – seems to love its newly arrived millennials. Between 2010 and 2012, the District saw a net average gain of 12,583 people, ages 25 to 34, each year, the biggest increase in the country, according to a Brookings Institution analysis of census data. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/03/20/which-d-c-neighborhood-can-boast-the-biggest-millennial-growth/

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Hill Now: Renters Are Gravitating Toward Hip Neighborhoods Like the H Street Corridor

Last week, rental home search site Zumper named D.C. the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters, and predictably, Georgetown and Foggy Bottom ranked as the priciest neighborhoods in the city. But, these aren’t the neighborhoods where we’ve been seeing the most interest from tenants. http://www.hillnow.com/2015/03/19/tenants-are-gravitating-toward-hip-neighborhoods-like-the-h-street-corridor/

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Washington Business Journal: Douglas Development’s Uline Redo is a go, as is Bundy Development’s Gateway project

It’s been a long time coming, but Douglas Development’sresurrection of the Uline Arena will soon be underway in earnest. The permit, issued Wednesday, calls for renovation and repair of two historic buildings (Uline and the Ice House), renovation and repair to one non-historic building and the construction of a 168-space parking garage to create a […]

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Next City: When Gentrification’s Neighborhood Name Game Runs Into True Identity

Back in the day, before the trendy Northeast Washington, D.C., neighborhood NoMa was a thing, it was a post-industrial area in the shadow of Union Station. James Curtis, founder and managing partner of real estate firm The Bristol Group, says there only were three “landmarks” to speak of in the 1990s: a McDonalds, a Greyhound […]

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District Source: The Highline at Union Market Readies for Zoning Hearing

The new mixed-use project–to be known as The Highline at Union Market–proposed for the current site of a Burger King fast food chain at 320 Florida Ave., NE between Union Market and NoMa went before the D.C. Zoning Commission Monday night for a cursory review. In all developer Level 2 is requesting zoning relief or […]

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DCist: About Tonight: March 10, 2015

DEVELOPMENT: This week’s edition of “Nerds in NoMa” will feature representatives from Edens, REI, Perseus, and JBG discussing future retail development in the neighborhood. Free beer and wine included. Sausages and brats from Federal City Brothers will be available for purchase. The Lobby Project (1200 First Street NE) 6-8 p.m. Free, but RSVP here. http://dcist.com/2015/03/about_tonight_799.php

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