NoMa

Find Union Market, trendy restaurants and historic sites in this up-and-coming zone.

8 Things to See & Do in DC’s Ivy City Neighborhood

Just a few blocks north of bustling food hall Union Market lies Ivy City, a small neighborhood off of New York Avenue NE that’s experienced a renaissance in recent years. This historic area was conceived in the mid- to late-1800s as an African American community and later a manufacturing and...

@ivycitysmokehouse - Outdoor patio at the Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse - Things to do in DC's Ivy City neighborhood
The Best Places to Eat in DC's NoMa Neighborhood

NoMa (stands for North of Massachusetts Avenue) was once a hub for wholesale food vendors and industrial warehouses, but now acts as a foodie mecca in the heart of DC. The opening of Union Market kicked off NoMa’s renaissance and this pocket of the city is now attracting a host of up-and-coming...

Rappahannock Oyster Bar restaurant in Union Market - Places to eat in NoMa Washington, DC
Guide to Union Station in Washington, DC

DC’s Union Station receives roughly 40 million visitors per year. Its beautiful architecture, wide variety of shopping and dining options and status as one of the largest transportation hubs in the country, as well as a healthy dose of history, make the station a popular destination. We break down...

Union Station in Washington, DC - Public transportation hub with dining, shopping and more
Salt & Sundry Owner Amanda McClements on NoMa's Delights

In 2012, local food writer and entrepreneur Amanda McClements opened Salt & Sundry , her chicly curated kitchen, home and gift store with locations in Union Market and on 14th Street in Logan Circle . She’s seen the emerging NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue NE) neighborhood turn into a...

Amanda McClements of Salt & Sundry
Visiting the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, DC

Since its opening in 1993 in the historic City Post Office Building, the Smithsonian National Postal Museum has served to honor and celebrate America’s proud postal history. Located next to Union Station in DC’s NoMa neighborhood , the museum houses a vast collection of stamps, historic artifacts...

@abroadwife - Family at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum - Free museum in Washington, DC
Where to Eat, Drink & Shop at NoMa’s Union Market

It’s a Sunday afternoon at NoMa’s Union Market , and a couple is slurping bivalves at Rappahannock Oyster Bar while, nearby, a mini-skirt wearing tween struggles to eat a taco while walking. Just across the way, there’s a line forming for either the beer, the bratwursts or both at Red Apron...

Union Market in NoMa - Food hall and shopping center in Washington, DC
9 Things to See & Do in NoMa

This rising neighborhood just north of the U.S. Capitol takes its name from its location – north of Massachusetts Avenue NE. Slurp oysters and buy spices at hip gourmet destination Union Market , rent a bike and hop on the Metro Branch Trail or explore new businesses opening in old warehouses.

@h.i.o - American Legion Freedom Bell at Union Station in Washington, DC
15 Can’t-Miss Food Experiences at Union Market

Welcome to Union Market , DC’s hippest feasting ground, a revived mid-century produce- and meat-selling bazaar that holds food stalls, informal restaurants and kitchenware boutiques in NoMa . We’re focusing on some of the tastiest experiences to be had at the hub, which is open every day of the...

Union Market in NoMa - Food hall and shopping center in Washington, DC