News Archive

WBJ: NoMa’s first park brings back Swampoodle

December 13, 2017

NoMa is memorializing its own special corner of the swamp. The NoMa Parks Foundation, an arm of the NoMa Business Improvement District, announced Tuesday that the BID’s first park — consisting of a community playground and dog park at Third and L streets NE — will be called “Swampoodle Park.” Read more.

Washingtonian: How 400 DC Neighbors Banded Together to Get Their Own Dog Park

October 19, 2017

If you want a friend in Washington, the saying goes, get a dog. If you want a whole bunch of friends in Washington, get a dog park. Read more.

Washington Post: What DC’s Dog Parks Say About the Changing City

August 27, 2017

The carpet is all rolled out for the Duke of Dupont. That’s the green carpet of synthetic turf at the S Street Dog Park in the District’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, mind you. And Duke is a 7-month-old English chocolate Lab who boasts close to 700 followers on his Instagram account, managed by his owner, Fabiola Calero, 28. Read more.

GGW: NoMa wants your help naming its new large park

August 15, 2017

The NoMa Parks Foundation has begun the process of selecting a name for its new large park off the Metropolitan Branch Trail north of Florida Avenue. Taking into account some of the controversy over naming the space directly after the neighborhood, the organization is looking to local history and landmarks for possible ideas. Read More

Frozen Tropics: You Can Help Name Two NoMa Parks

August 15, 2017

The NoMa Parks Foundation wants your help to name two neighborhood parks. You have until August 25th to submit your suggestions. They’ll narrow it down to 4-5 options and take a public vote, with the results determining the recommendations to be submitted to the D.C. Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser. Read more.