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POW! WOW! DC Returns to NoMa

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that POW! WOW! DC will be returning to NoMa May 5–14. This is the third year the mural festival will bring a curated group of artists from around the region and across globe to our neighborhood to paint larger-than-life murals in a celebration of art and creativity.

POW! WOW! DC’s regional director, District artist Kelly Towles, has brought over 30 artists into NoMa to enliven public space for the past two festivals, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store this year. We'll have more news soon about the kickoff party, taking place on Saturday, May 5!


And the 2018 Summer Screen
Films Are …

Thank you to the 1,339 people who voted on movie selections for NoMa Summer Screen 2018! This year’s theme, Wonder Women, will bring great heroines and strong female characters to the screen for NoMa’s favorite summer tradition. Check out the full schedule below and prepare to join us on June 6 for opening night! Watch for news about the Summer Screen event location, food trucks, and more in the weeks to come.

June 6: 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13)
June 13: Mulan (G)
June 20: Chicago (PG-13)
June 27: Mad Max: Fury Road (R)
July 11: Matilda (PG)
July 18: A League of Their Own (PG)
July 25: Rogue One (PG-13)
August 1: Pitch Perfect (PG-13)
August 8: Moana (G)
August 15: Thelma & Louise (R)
August 22: Ghostbusters (PG-13)
August 29: Wonder Woman (PG-13)
September 5: RAIN DATE


Union Station Talks Expansion

On March 22 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, there will be a public meeting about the Union Station Expansion Project in the East Hall and Presidential Suite of the station. There will be formal presentations at 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm (the same presentation will be given both times). 

The Union Station Expansion Project proposes to expand and modernize the station in order to provide a positive customer experience; support rail service and operational needs; facilitate multimodal transportation; preserve and maintain the historic station; sustain economic viability; and integrate with the adjacent neighborhoods, businesses, and planned development.


Swampoodle Park: Getting Closer

What once was just a series of design renderings and construction plans is now a beautiful park nearing the finish line at the corner of 3rd and L streets NE. If you’ve walked by lately, you’ve noticed the Wallholla play structure and dog agility structures have been installed, while construction crews continue plugging away at other elements of what is soon to be NoMa’s favorite place for pups and kids. Years of hard work by the NoMa Parks Foundation are starting to pay off at Swampoodle Park, and we can’t wait to see this space full of activity this spring!

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