NoMa

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

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...

@dcfishwife - Poke Bowl from District Fishwife at Union Market - Washington, DC
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

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
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...

Diners at Rappahannock Oyster Co. - Places to Eat at Union Market - Washington, DC