by nomabid

Washington, D.C., January 18, 2011 – CVS opened on January 16th at 1200 First Street, NE, further solidifying the intersection at First and M Streets, NE, as the heart of the new NoMa. The store offers a pharmacy, snacks, drinks, greeting cards, cosmetics, toiletries and more.

Retail offerings continue to grow in NoMa, with 16 new retailers choosing to open here in the last three years. Eight new shops and restaurants opened in 2010 alone, including DC’s largest Harris Teeter, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Georgetown Valet, TD Bank, 7-11, Café Phillips, Tynan Coffee & Tea, and Constitution Café.

CVS kicks off a second wave of restaurants and shops in 2011. Roti Mediterranean Grill opens in late February in Constitution Square (1275 First Street, NE). In April, Chef Todd Gray’s Watershed Restaurant opens at the Hilton Garden Inn, bringing seafood from the Eastern seaboard. Later in the year, Chef Gillian Clark will open Kitchen on K Street in the Loree Grand at 250 K Street, NE.

Contact the store and pharmacy at 202-289-6499. Store Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Closed.

About NoMa

NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last five years, private developers have invested more than $3 billion in the 35-block area covered by the NoMa BID, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. In 2010, more than 5,000 people moved into NoMa to live or work; and eight new retailers opened for business. NoMa has 15 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in DC, with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Met Branch Trail, and six Capital Bikeshare stations. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter.

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