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Washington, D.C., April 20, 2011 – This year’s NoMa Summer Screen schedule pays homage to classic and modern train films from a fitting vantage point overlooking the rail yards. The series features classics from ‘North by Northwest’ to modern Oscar favorites like ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’ Mark your calendars to join us for this popular 12-week movie festival, which runs Wednesdays, May 18 to August 3.

NoMa Summer Screen takes place at Second and L Streets, NE, just steps from Amtrak’s headquarters and DC’s fastest New York connection. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. with music, a variety of food vendors and the ever-popular barbecue from Smokin’ Somethin’. Dogs, coolers, kids and friends are welcome. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for each week’s theme and information about surprise giveaways and weekly activities.

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NoMa Summer Screen is organized by the NoMa BID; sponsored by the Courtyard by Marriott and TD Bank; and hosted by the Loree Grand at Union Place.

Sponsor the event, or bring your food truck to NoMa Summer Screen.

About NoMa

NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last five years, private developers have invested more than $3 billion in the 35-block area covered by the NoMa BID, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. In 2010, more than 6,000 people moved into NoMa to live or work; and eight new retailers opened for business. NoMa has 15 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in DC, with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Met Branch Trail, and six Capital Bikeshare stations. For more information about NoMa, visit and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID; or Facebook at



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