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NoMa Summer Screen: Moonrise Kingdom
Evening Concert at Union Kitchen
H St, NE Community Office Hours with CM Tommy Wells
Lunchtime Concert: Liz Briones
NPR Screens a documentary on history of black press
DC Drive In at Union Market: Distinguished Gentleman
Family Film Night: Toy Story 3
Eckington Civic Association Clean Up
NoMa Summer Screen: True Grit

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Tonight: Moonrise Kingdom at NoMa Summer Screen
Moonrise Kingdom is playing at NoMa Summer Screen on Wednesday, July 17. Come out to the Loree Grand Field at Second and L Streets, NE to connect with friends, coworkers, and family under the stars to watch this Wes Anderson blockbuster. Bring a picnic, cooler, Frisbee, blanket, and your friendly (leashed) dog. Popped! Republic, Orange Cow, TaKorean, DC Empanadas and Doug the Food Dude will be serving up your favorite culinary delights. Across the street, the team at Union Kitchen is hosting a happy hour-style hang-out with food trucks, beer, and music at their Lot at Third & L Streets, NE. The fun starts at 7 p.m. and the film starts at sunset. All movies are screened with subtitles. NoMa Summer Screen is organized by the NoMa BID. Site is provided by Toll Brothers Apartment Living. More information can be found here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates, free giveaways and weather cancellations.

Remaining Line-Up
  • July 17: Moonrise Kingdom: PG-13.
  • July 24: True Grit: (2010) PG-13.
  • July 31: Hunger Games: PG-13.
  • August 7: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: PG.
  • August 14: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: PG-13.
  • August 21: Bridesmaids: R (rain date)
Evening Concert Thursday at Union Kitchen
Hear live music Thursday night at the Union Kitchen Lot! A commercial kitchen and small business incubator on Congress Street, Union Kitchen is activating the Lot at Third and L Streets, NE regularly this summer as an outdoor neighborhood watering hole and live music venue. Petticoat Tearoom will be performing original folk songs starting at 7 p.m. From 6-8 p.m., a variety of local pop-up food vendors will be on site, and Union Kitchen will be selling wine and beer. Bring a friend, neighbor and your family, and swing over for this free concert! Listen to Petticoat Tearoom’s music here. Stay tuned for more concerts in the future @UnionKitchenDC.
NPR Community Event: Documentary on History of Black Press
Enjoy a screening of The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords this Friday, July 19 at the NPR headquarters located at 1111 North Capitol Street, NE. This documentary explores the history and influence of the black press in the United States; from the evolution of the Freedom’s Journal in 1827 to the recent decline in African-American-owned newspapers and everything in between. NPR Host and Special Correspondent Michele Norris will moderate a panel discussion following the screening. This movie showing is part of the larger March on Washington Film Festival, which is a free film festival in DC throughout July.
General admission tickets are limited, so please click here to reserve your free tickets. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 6 p.m.
Toy Story 3 at Family Film Night
The third season of Family Film Night at Sursum Corda continues with a free outdoor screening of Toy Story 3 on Tuesday, July 23. Families, children, and neighbors gather at the plaza at First and L Streets, NW for free food, games, and kid-friendly movies. A special THANK YOU to sponsor Harris Teeter, who supports this event by providing all the food. The fun starts at 7 p.m. and the movies start at sunset. Held on four Tuesdays throughout the summer, the movies shown at Family Film Night also fit the ‘Outlaw Heroes’ theme of the larger NoMa Summer Screen season. For more information go to

Full Line-Up
  • July 9: Despicable Me: PG
  • July 23: Toy Story 3: G
  • August 6: Happy Feet: PG
  • August 20: How to Train Your Dragon: PG
Public Meetings
Join Councilmember Tommy Wells and your neighbors at Batter Bowl Bakery for Wells’ H Street Community Office Hours from 8-9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 18. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss community concerns with the Councilmember and his staff (and eat a delicious baked treat!). Please contact Pat Joseph at 202-724-8072 or if you have any questions.
Retail Specials
Fiddleheads Salon: $10 off your cut or styling when you mention the NoMa BID Newsletter
Weekday Happy Hour 4-8 pm; $4 beer and wine, $5 spirit drinks

Todd Gray's Watershed
Wine Happy Hour (Mondays 4-7 pm; $5 House Wines)
2 for 1 Tuesdays (4-7 pm, 2 for 1 Miller Lite Bottles)
1/2 Price Wine Night (Fridays 4-7 pm; applies to all wine bottles under $50)
Burger and Beer Special (Wednesdays, 2 pm - close; Burger & Draft Beer Special $15)

Union Market
$7 Lunch Specials (11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Wed - Fri)
Buffalo & Bergen: Salad and a Knish
DC Empanadas: Empanada and a cup of soup
Neopol Smokery: Half Smoked Salmon BLT sandwich, chips, and a beverage
Rappahannock Oyster Bar: Daily Lunch Special
TaKorean: Three TaKos

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