Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Support Children's Cancer Research with Texas de Brazil

Through August 31, Texas de Brazil is joining the fight to save children battling cancer and other life-threating diseases through this special promotion benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital:

  • For every $5 donated at the bottom of their check customers will receive a $5 certificate for later use.
  • This reward is doubled on Mondays and customers will receive $10 in certificates for every $5 donated.
  • What’s more, Texas de Brazil will match donations up to $25,000.

Visit the Texas de...

FRESHFARM MVT Market Scores Positive Mid-Season Marks

Last weekend marked the halfway point of the 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season. And yet despite the rough early season weather, the market continues to demonstrate strong growth and positive trends. Both sales and customer counts through June have increased compared to 2017, and two vendors have reported sales that are 30% higher each in July compared to last year!

Second half of the market season kicks off Saturday, August 4 with Ottoman Taverna partnering with...

Share Your Ride-Hailing Preferences with MVT CID

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), in partnership with DC Sustainable Transportation (DCST), seeks to better understand the preferences of riders who utilize ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.

Please take a few minutes to share your perspective in this brief survey. All responses are anonymous and will assist in advocacy by DCST – of which MVT CID is a member – for enhancements that will improve the quality of this transportation...

MVT Spotlight: Dean Mosones of Prather's on the Alley

Prather's on the Alley opened in July 2018 and offers approachable cuisine in a casual dining environment. We recently asked co-owner Dean Mosones to tell us more about the restaurant in this MVT Spotlight.

MVT CID: Dean, tell us about your decision to locate your restaurant in Mount Vernon Triangle and to name it "Prather's on the Alley"

My business partners and I searched all over the District for a location that fit our concept but knew all along that Mount Vernon...

Prather's on the Alley: Now Open!

Following more than a year of anticipation, including this Washington Business Journal article in May 2017, Mount Vernon Triangle's newest culinary delight – Prather's on the Alley – is now open for business! Owing its name to the alley located behind the restaurant, Prather's offers contemporary American cuisine in a casual dining environment. Check out this MVT Spotlight for more details about the...

Mindfulness & Meditation Comes to Milian Park: Saturday, August 25

Competing deadlines. Conflicting demands. Noise pollution. Monkey mind. We’re all afflicted by them. Wouldn’t it be great if we could enhance our focus and attention in the midst of life’s many daily distractions?

On Saturday, August 25 from 10-10:45am, join recharj – DC’s premier provider of meditation services – for a morning of mindfulness at Milian Park as you are led through an outdoor seated meditation that will bring ...

Petting Zoo Returns to MVT: Saturday, August 11

Join the MVT CID on Saturday, August 11 from 10 AM – Noon for the always popular petting zoo to coincide with the FRESHFARM MVT Market. Enjoy getting to know the adorable bunnies, llamas, goats, donkeys and sheep from Leesburg Animal Park. View the photo album and...

Justin Trawick Closes Out "Tunes in the Triangle"

As if National Night Out wasn't enough excitement for one night, Tuesday, August 7 also marks the end of the live outdoor music season in Mount Vernon Triangle. That's when Justin Trawick will bring his unique blend of bluegrass, rock, reggae and hip-hop back to MVT as the culminating performance of the "Tunes in the Triangle" evening concert series. The concert is from 6-8pm at...

MVT Celebrates National Night Out: Tuesday, August 7

Please join the MVT CID next Tuesday, August 7 from 6-8pm at Milian Park as we celebrate National Night Out 2018. Free and open to the public, the event will feature a moon bounce, lawn toys, face painting and refreshments for kids as well as live music by the always popular Justin Trawick who headlines the final concert in our 2018 "Tunes in the Triangle" summer series!

  • Enjoy free...
Jump Start your Saturday with Workouts from A Baked Joint & Orangetheory Fitness

Shake off the week and jump into your weekend with two challenging outdoor fitness classes offered by A Baked Joint and Orangetheory Fitness this Saturday:

  • At  9am, A Baked Joint continues "Bootcamp Before Brunch"—a weekly patio fitness series led by local personal trainer Q. Xavier followed by a well-earned breakfast that’s included in the ticket price. Visit the event page on Eventbrite for more details and to buy your ticket...

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