NoMa

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

Visiting the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

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, postal artifacts and...

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Salt & Sundry Owner Amanda McClements on NoMa Delights

In 2012, local food writer and entrepreneur Amanda McClements opened Salt & Sundry , her chicly curated Union Market kitchen, home and gift store. She’s seen the emerging NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue NE) neighborhood turn into a restaurant, retail and cool- hunting boom zone since then...

Amanda McClements of Salt & Sundry
7 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.

Union Market
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...

Rappahannock Oyster Co. Patrons