Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Important Safety Reminders This Holiday Season

With the holiday season officially upon us, the MVT CID and our partners in Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) First District would like to provide two quick safety reminders to help ensure that your year-end is one to remember for all the right reasons.

Theft from auto is a crime of opportunity that is largely avoidable through minimal effort. MPD reports that in the overwhelming majority of car break-in incidents, the theft involved an item...

Mobile Art Gallery Continues in Milian Park

Nearly 600 people have stopped by Milian Park since the November 16 Community Kickoff to visit CulturalDC's Mobile Art Gallery—a 40-foot shipping container turned solar-powered exhibition space that currently features Nara Park’s stunning exhibit, Enduring Marks. A sculptor...

MVT SPOTLIGHT: LAMA HAMOUDI OF CHEZ LILY

Chez Lily opened in August 2018 and offers a selection of coffee, quick wraps, soups (new addition!), and more in a casual dining environment. We recently asked owner Lama Hamoudi to tell us more about the restaurant and herself in this MVT Spotlight.

 

MVT CID: Lama, tell us about your decision to locate your restaurant in Mount Vernon Triangle?

 

Lama: The main reason that we located to...

Fall Fun Day 2018 Recap!

Families, kids and dogs braved the rain and sheltered under our tents on October’s last Saturday to attend Fall Fun Day in Mount Vernon Triangle—the culminating event of the 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season! Guests received pumpkins and decorating kits, ate sweet treats (for both humans and furry friends alike), listened to live music, and had their faces painted to help get into the Halloween spirit. The festivities continued Halloween night with more candy, pumpkins, face painting and...

Texas de Brazil Announces Special Holiday Hours & Tasty Deals!

Whether you’re in need of a suitable location for your group holiday luncheon, would like to spice up your Christmas Eve dinner plans, or are simply looking for a good gift for the food connoisseurs in your life, our friends at Texas de Brazil (located at 455 Massachusetts Avenue NW) are offering a number of promotions worthy of your mouth-watering consideration!

Special Holiday Lunch Hours

Join Texas de Brazil for lunch during one (or all!) of their special Noon-3:...

Join Ottoman Taverna for “Neighborhood Night” Starting Tuesday, 11/20

Ottoman Taverna loves its MVT neighbors and is now offering “Neighborhood Night” beginning this Tuesday, November 20 from 4-7pm and continuing the third Tuesday of each month thereafter. Guests will receive complimentary happy hour bites and drink specials to enjoy. Located at 425 I Street NW (entrance along 4th Street NW), Ottoman Taverna’s Turkish-inspired menu includes a variety of small plates and flatbreads as well as traditional entree-size portions. The friendly team at Ottoman Taverna looks forward to seeing you at...

Ward 6 Brickie Awards are Coming to MVT: Nominate a Neighbor or Business Today!

On Wednesday, December 5, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen is bringing the 12th Annual Brickie Awards to Mount Vernon Triangle! Free and open to all Ward 6 residents, the Brickies honor local people and organizations whose leadership, commitment and vision make Ward 6 a great place to live and work. Each year, the Brickies brings neighbors together to talk, laugh and celebrate community accomplishments over food and...

2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market Sets New Records for Customers, Sales & Food Assistance!

Fall Fall Day marked a festive end to a highly successful 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season, which finalized a second productive year at its relocated and expanded location adjacent to Milian Park. And thanks to the loyal support of neighbors in Mount Vernon Triangle and the surrounding coommunity, once again new records were set for customer counts, sales revenue and food assistance:

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Community Feedback Requested About Historic MVT Alley

The MVT CID, in partnership with design and urban development firms EL Studio and urbanSEED, are rethinking possibilities with our alleyways.  As part of this effort, we are seeking the community’s feedback on Prather’s Alley – which intersects 4-½ Street NW between I & K Streets NW – through a brief online survey. The survey will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete and your identity will remain anonymous...

Mobile Art Gallery Featuring Exhibit “Enduring Marks” by Nara Park Opens Friday, 11/16

Join the MVT CID and CulturalDC as we celebrate the Mount Vernon Triangle opening of the Mobile Art Gallery and its Enduring Marks exhibit by Nara Park this Friday, November 16 from 5-8pm! Sponsored by the MVT CID supported with generous  financial support from Pepco and Paradigm Development Corporation – owners of the Meridian...

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