by nomabid

Washington, D.C., May 21, 2014 – Filmgoers, rejoice: you can watch your favorite movies under the stars at NoMa Summer Screen next week! NoMa’s signature event series, showing 13 weeks of films fitting the theme “Unlikely Friendships,” will once again be held on the Loree Grand Field at Second and L Streets, NE.

 “NoMa Summer Screen has become a favorite summertime activity for folks in the neighborhood,” said Robin-Eve Jasper, President of the NoMa Business Improvement District. “It’s a great time to catch up with friends and enjoy warm summer evenings to help melt away memories of the arctic winter.”

NoMa Summer Screen is a free, outdoor film series in NoMa, Washington, D.C.’s most connected neighborhood. Every Wednesday from May 28 to August 20, hundreds of neighbors gather at 7 p.m. for music, giveaways, food trucks, picnicking, and fun for all ages. Films start at dark. All movies are screened with subtitles. Coolers, children and friendly (leashed) dogs are welcome.  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.

Now in its seventh year, the award-winning series will feature “Unlikely Friendship” films: coming-of-age tales, time-travel comedies, `80’s classics, and more:

  • May 28: Back to the Future (PG, 1985)
  • June 4: Silver Linings Playbook (R, 2012)
  • June 11: Midnight in Paris (PG, 2011)
  • June 18: Up (PG, 2009)
  • June 25: When Harry Met Sally (R, 1989)
  • July 2: Clueless (PG-13, 1995)
  • July 9: The Muppets (PG, 2011)
  • July 16: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13, 2012)
  • July 23: The Dark Knight (PG-13, 2008)
  • July 30: Pitch Perfect (PG-13, 2012)
  • August 6: Top Gun (PG, 1986)
  • August 13: The Sandlot (PG, 1993)
  • August 20: Rain date, movie TBD.

In 2011, NoMa Summer Screen was ranked one of the Top 10 Best Outdoor Movie Theatres in America by Travel and Leisure Magazine, and the NoMa BID won a Merit Award from the International Downtown Association for event programming. In 2013, each NoMa Summer Screen film averaged more than 700 viewers, peaking with 1,000 neighbors for a screening of The Princess Bride. Bring a blanket, Frisbee, or picnic cooler and connect with friends and neighbors as you enjoy great films under the stars. Visit nomasummerscreen.com for a list of the participating food trucks for each Wednesday evening. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID or Facebook for weather updates, surprise giveaways, and food vendor specials.

The NoMa Business Improvement District organizes and sponsors more than 50 free events a year, including the Rhythm in NoMa lunchtime concerts, July 4 Bash, and Family Film Nights at Sursum Corda. Learn more at nomabid.org/events. Thanks to Toll Brothers Apartment Living for allowing use of the NoMa Summer Screen field. 

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. With a capital investment of $50 million from the District government, NoMa will soon have great new parks and public spaces as well. NoMa is home to more than 3,900 terrific new apartments, and more than 40,000 people work here each day. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C.  With unparalleled transportation access on 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 get to New York or anywhere on the East Coast. NoMa has a WalkScore of 92 and offers great biking facilities, including three free outdoor air pumps, the East Coast’s only Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and seven Capital Bikeshare stations. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free award-winning community events each year, connecting more than 20,000 friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook.

About Toll Brothers Apartment Living
Toll Brothers Apartment Living® is the commercial development division of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s premier builder of luxury homes. Toll Brothers Apartment Living is bringing the same quality, value and service familiar to luxury home buyers throughout the country, to new rental properties in select markets. Toll Brothers Apartment Living communities combine the energy of dynamic locations with unparalleled amenities, spectacular architecture, energy-efficient home design, and the expertise of the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes. Toll Brothers was awarded Builder of the Year for 2012 and is the only two-time recipient. Toll Brothers proudly supports the communities in which it builds; among other philanthropic pursuits, the company sponsors the Toll Brothers Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, bringing opera to neighborhoods throughout the world. For more information visit TollBrothers.com.

###

For immediate release
News media contact:
Rachel Davis
202-997-3846
[email protected]