Mount Vernon Triangle

We are a vibrant, centrally located, accessible and growing mixed-use downtown neighborhood that reflects DC’s unique mix of historic and modern buildings; longtime and new residents; and diverse cultures, restaurants and experiences.

Discover why it’s all here in Mount Vernon Triangle—a dynamic DC destination to live, work, do business and entertain.

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Live Here

#LifeInMVT means life within reach. With an array of residential and retail offerings, Mount Vernon Triangle is the perfect place to call home. Almost 80% of MVT’s nearly 7,000 residents live within one mile of their job, and nearly 50% walk to work.

Do Business Here

Mount Vernon Triangle is a demographically strong and culturally rich neighborhood in the heart of downtown DC and within the epicenter of expanding commercial and retail activity—making it the ideal destination to start or relocate a business.

Visit Here

A growing retail and hospitality consumer base has earned Mount Vernon Triangle the reputation as a “destination of choice” for anyone looking to entertain in the District of Columbia—and allows for easy access to everything that DC has to offer all from the convenience of a single neighborhood.

News

MVT Go-To Guide: Lunch

Whether you’re looking for your next favorite lunch meeting spot or just ordering carryout to bring back to your desk,… Read more »

December 1 Triangle Times

Holiday Inn Express Opens, RASA Turns 5, Secret Photo Booth Holiday Pop-Up & Donate to the MVT Holiday Gift Drive!

Holiday Inn Express Now Open!

Just in time for the holidays, the Holiday Inn Express Washington DC Downtown, located at 317 K Street NW, is… Read more »

Black Friday 2022 Deals & Events in MVT!

Aura Spa (at Vida fitness) Buy 2, Get 1 Free Spa Services Shop Now > Services expire six months from… Read more »

Make MVT Your Home for the Holidays!

Whether you are in need of a place to put up your in-laws – or a place to escape your in-laws… Read more »

Meet The h3 Project: The Team Working to Provide Supportive Services to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in MVT

MVT CID is committed to providing meaningful supportive services to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. Which… Read more »

MVT Go-To Guide: Art & Entertainment

There’s always something fun going on in the Triangle! Check out our Go-To Guide to all things arts and entertainment… Read more »

November 18 Triangle Times

Meet the h3 Project Team, Holiday Hotel Deals and Your Go-To Guide to MVT Arts & Entertainment!

MVT In the News: Mélange Celebrates DMV Black Restaurant Week

Good Morning Washington stopped by Mélange on Wednesday to chat with DMV Black Restaurant Week Co-Founder Dr. Erinn Tucker Oluwole and Mélange’s Chef Elias Taddesse about the fifth-annual DMV… Read more »

MVT Go-To Guide: Private Space Rentals

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, this week’s MVT Go-To Guide is all about helping you find the perfect place… Read more »

Let the Season of Giving Begin!

We are continuously impressed by the immense generosity from members of the MVT community. With the spirit of the holidays… Read more »

November 10 Triangle Times

Your Guide to Holiday Party Space Rentals, MVT in The News & Ways to Give This Holiday Season.

Election Day in MVT

To assist residents with their trip to and from the Walker Jones polling location during Election Day on Tuesday, November 8,… Read more »

MVT Go-To Guide: Fitness Studios

This week we’re working on our fitness and listing out all the places you can get your sweat on and… Read more »

November 3 Triangle Times

Come Out to the MVT Lit Fest On Saturday, Find Your New Favorite Fitness Studio & Read the MVT Fall… Read more »

2022 MVT Fall Fun Day Recap & Photos!

This past Saturday, the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District hosted its annual MVT Fall Fun Day. Dozens of costumed... Read more »

Graffiti Removal at 300 Block of H Street NW

Now you see it. Now you don’t. Unsightly graffiti was spotted atop three low-rise properties on the 300 block of H… Read more »

Gettin’ That Green! (At a Brand New Digital-Only Pick-Up Location!)

Yesterday (Wednesday, October 26) local salad powerhouse sweetgreen moved from their City Vista location to open the first ever digital-only sweetgreen pick-up… Read more »

MVT Go-To Guide: Halloween

We’re getting spooky and rounding up all the Halloween fun around Mount Vernon Triangle for this week’s Go-To Guide! A… Read more »

October 27 Triangle Times

Your Preview to Fall Fun!

MVT Go-To Guide: Pizza

Grab a slice! This week’s Go-To Guide is delivering on everyone’s favorite meal – pizza! Alta Strada 465 K Street… Read more »

Meet Soul Mega: Our Next FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten Guest Brewers!

Founded by Howard University graduates Elliott Johnson and Jahi Wartts in 2019, Soul Mega is the second-oldest black-owned brewery in DC. The… Read more »

October 20 Triangle Times

Soul Mega Serves Brews at Market, Alta Strada Launches New Dining Program & Literature Festival + Comedy Bonfyre Announced!

October 13, 2022 Triangle Times

October 13 Triangle Times: Fall Fun Day Returns, Open Day at DC History Center on Saturday, Go-To Guide for MVT… Read more »

MVT in the News: Bar Chinois Makes Washington Post’s “2022 Fall Dining Guide”

Hot off the press: Washington Post food super-critic Tom Sietsema just served up his “2022 Fall Dining Guide” and Bar Chinois has made the… Read more »

MVT Go-To Guide: Coffee

Here’s something to perk you up: this week’s MVT Go-To Guide is taking a look at all the spots you… Read more »

October 6 Triangle Times

The Month of Biergartens Begins, Movies in Milian Come to an End & Bar Chinois Makes the News!

September 29 Triangle Times

FRESHFARM Market & Biergarten Updates, MVT Happy Hour Guide, Dia de los Muertos at dLeña & Fall Cooking Classes

MVT Go-To Guide: Happy Hours

Welcome to a new series we’re launching called MVT Go-To Guide. Each week we will be rounding up a complete… Read more »

September 15 Triangle Times

PARK(ing) Day Arrives, FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten Returns & Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations Continue!

September 8 Triangle Times

#bartacosecret Revealed, MVT Photo of the Week & The Return of Movies + Jazz to A Baked Joint!

4-1/2 Street NW is Now One-Way!

Earlier this week, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) completed its conversion of the 900 block of 4-1/2 Street NW… Read more »

9/1 Triangle Times

Labor Day Specials, Prather’s Alley Transportation Safety Update, Bhakti Yoga Deals & Upcoming Neighborhood Events

Labor Day Specials in the Triangle

Hold off  on digging out your cardigans and light jackets for one more weekend and celebrate the unofficial end of… Read more »

Rebel Taco Now Open in MVT!

Rebel Taco (508 K Street NW) opened its newest location last week in Mount Vernon Triangle. The restaurant offers “redefined” street tacos and other… Read more »

Cobb Park Community Meeting Recap & Call for MVT Dog Park “Friends Group” Volunteers

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and DC Department of General Services (DGS) hosted a community meeting last… Read more »

August 25 Triangle Times

Cobb Park Meeting Recap, Restaurant Week Extension, New Tacos on the Block & Bring Your Plastic [Bags] to Market!

Now Serving: Happy Hour + Plenty of Tacos!

Good news bartaco fans: the restaurant is now serving happy hour from 3-6pm on weekdays! Stop by for “high tide” to enjoy… Read more »

Summer Restaurant Week Offers from MVT Spots Make News

Tommy McFLY brought his popular NBC News4 segment, “The Scene,” to Bar Chinois earlier this week! He sat down with Chef Lekki Limvatana to sample… Read more »

August 17 Triangle Times

MVT Restaurant Week Offers Make News, Lineup Update for Tonight’s Tunes, Rebel Taco Opens + New Specials From bartaco &… Read more »

August 11 Triangle Times

The FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten, Back to School Specials from bartaco & Cobb Park Community Meeting

Summer Restaurant Week Returns!

Clear your schedules and get ready to clear your plates: Summer Restaurant Week is back August 15-21! Celebrate outstanding restaurants… Read more »

Now Serving: Your August Happy Hour Plans!

Forget the bottle of wine – you know what we’re talking about Taylor Swift fans  – this August is all about cocktails and beer in… Read more »

August 4 Triangle Times

This Month’s Cocktail & Beer Specials, Next Week’s Tunes with Benjamin Gates & Ward 6 + Summer Restaurant Weeks Approach

MVT Retail Survey & Mid-Year “Pulse Check”

With lots of new mixed-use development either under construction or in our pipeline, and multiple storefronts looking for new operators… Read more »

July 29 Triangle Times

RASA Turns 2, Prather’s Alley Goes One-Way, Annual Meeting Recap, bartaco Pops-Up at FRESHFARM & MVT Retail Survey Last Call

RASA Celebrates Two Years in MVT!

“Tikka-bout” a milestone! On Monday, August 1, DC-born, award-winning, Indian fast casual RASA is celebrating its two-year anniversary of being… Read more »

Important Prather’s Alley Update: Impending Conversion to One-Way South Operations 

Following years of advocacy and planning with community stakeholders and our District partners, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has… Read more »

July 22 Triangle Times

Celebrate National Tequila Day with dLeña, HEMPHILL Summer Hours & 2022 MVT CID Annual Meeting Highlights

Return to #LifeInMVT was the Focus of 2022 MVT CID Annual Meeting

To honor and celebrate this past year’s many accomplishments in support of the ongoing return to #LifeInMVT, the Mount Vernon… Read more »

July 14 Triangle Times

Take Our Retail Survey, New Exhibit at HEMPHILL & Grand Opening Party at Definition of Fitness

MVT is Simply the Best!

Several MVT businesses were recently named in the Modern Luxury DC 2022 “Best of the City” list. Congratulations to restaurants dLeña (“Best Mexican… Read more »

July 7 Triangle Times

FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten is Coming, Public Art Petition & “Stranger Things”-Themed Bike Ride at VIDA Fitness

MVT Fourth of July Specials

July 4th is here and these MVT restaurants have you covered to help you celebrate our nation’s Independence! bartaco. Back… Read more »

Definition of Fitness Opens in MVT!

Great news fitness fans: a new option for getting your sweat on has opened in Mount Vernon Triangle! Located at… Read more »

June 30 Triangle Times

WaPo Features MVT as Latest “Where We Live” Profile, New Gym Opens, July Fourth Specials & Updated Retail Map!

Washington Post Spotlights MVT in Latest “Where We Live” Profile

Mount Vernon Triangle was recently featured in a Washington Post article that highlights the walkability and emerging restaurant scene of our neighborhood.… Read more »

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Reopens with New Neapolitan Pizzas!

Just in time for summer, Nicoletta Italian Kitchen is officially reopening its doors tonight, June 22! Reserve a dining room spot or… Read more »

June 22 Triangle Times

Tunes Rained Out, Nicoletta Reopens, Pups at Prost on July 4th, Used Book Sale & Story Time with Mrs. DC… Read more »

June 17 Triangle Times

Father’s Day Offers, Juneteeth Block Party & Retrospective, Nicoletta Returns, Live Jazz, Colby Caldwell & FRESHFARM!

Father’s Day Specials in MVT

Father’s Day is just around the corner and these MVT restaurants have you covered with specials, deals, and even festive… Read more »

June 9 Triangle Times

Father’s Day Specials, HEMPHILL Gallery Tours with Artist Colby Caldwell & Tonight’s Concert + Full Tunes Lineup Released!

June 2 Triangle Times

7th Street Open Streets Saturday, Charles Allen Office Hours, New Bar Menu + Props for Mélange & MVT Celebrates Pride… Read more »

Mélange Introduces New Bar Beverages, Named One of Thrillist’s “19 Best Burger Joints in DC Right Now”

It’s official: burgers and beers are on at Mélange! Take a look at the new bar menu and be sure to give them a… Read more »

New Large-Scale Mural Brings Awareness to the Issue of Food Justice

On Friday, May 20, dozens gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the latest "Zero Hunger" signature mural on a decommissioned... Read more »

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with Local Celebrations & Specials

Next Monday, May 30 is Memorial Day, the national holiday where we honor and remember the brave Americans who died… Read more »

May 26 Triangle Times

May 26 Triangle Times: Tunes Returns, Free Market Bags, Pop-Ups Galore at FRESHFARM, Gigantic New Mural, Memorial Day Offers, Free… Read more »

May 19 Triangle Times

Bike to Work Day, Stellina Lunch, Mélange Brunch, Free Nicoletta Pizza at Market, Holiday Offers & Go “Clueless” at Baked,… Read more »

Eater DC: “15 Outstanding Burgers to Try in D.C.” featuring Mélange

“Good Morning America” Profiles MVT Chef for Efforts to Stop AAPI Hate

Earlier this week, Chef Tim Ma – the inspiration behind the MVT-incubated phenomenon Lucky Danger that is now Bar Chinois – and... Read more »

March 13 Triangle Times

May 13 Triangle Times: Mélange Serves Brunch, Colby Caldwell at HEMPHILL, Chef Ma Profiled on “Good Morning America” & Beau… Read more »

Mélange Now Serves Brunch!

Beginning Saturday, May 14, you and your brunch crew can now meet at Mélange for a culinary journey crafted by... Read more »

Enjoy DC Veg Restaurant Week with Busboys, RASA & Shouk!

The following three MVT faves will join restaurants across the District to feature their finest plant-based dishes as part of... Read more »

May 5 Triangle Times

Mother’s Day Offers, Cinco de Mayo Celebrations, Baked Movie+Tunes, Bike to Work Day, Veg Foodie Week & Stellina Ribbon Cutting.… Read more »

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Triangle!

Check out the deals, offers, and promotions being offered by the Mount Vernon Triangle businesses listed below to help you... Read more »

DeliciousFood.com: “New DC Restaurants Added to 2022 Michelin Guide”

Stellina Pizzeria Finally Set to Make its MVT Debut!

As you may have seen in our posts on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook, and after what’s seemed like an eternity… Read more »

dLeña, Bar Chinois Earn Michelin Nods!

Congratulations to dLeña [476 K Street NW] and Bar Chinois [455 I Street NW] for being named by Michelin as… Read more »

April 21 Triangle Times

Big Stellina Update, Michelin Mentions for dLeña + Bar Chinois & Veggies, Spirits & Earth Day e-Waste Recycling at Market,… Read more »

Eater DC: “A Retro Diner Is the Canvas for Stellina Pizzeria’s Newest D.C. Outpost”

Photo credit: Rey Lopez

April 14 Triangle Times

Liberty Place Opens, Movies & Pizza at Baked, Holiday Eggs & Meats at Market, Beer on Tap at Mélange &… Read more »

Blossom Burger, Cherry Blossom-Inspired Milkshakes & Beer on the Menu at Mélange!

The National Cherry Blossom Festival ends April 17, which means it's your last week to try Mélange's "Blossom Burger" with... Read more »

Pepco Joins Local Partners to Celebrate Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022 on April 23 is fast approaching, and in conjunction with this annual event highlighting and supporting environmental... Read more »

Liberty Place Ribbon Cutting Marks Ceremonial Welcome of Mount Vernon Triangle’s Newest Residential Project

On Tuesday, April 12, multiple city officials, development and financial partners, community leaders, and supporters came together for a ceremonial... Read more »

dLeña Launches Weekday Lunch Service & Chef’s Table Experience

dLeña by Chef Richard Sandoval [476 K Street NW] is excited to announce the launch of weekday lunch service as... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for April 11

dLeña Launches Weekday Lunch Service & Chef’s Table Experience -plus- Eggs & Other Upcoming Holiday Offers!

Ongoing Neighborhood Specials & Promotions

Get Back to the Office with 10% Off at Dryy & Join the 2nd Annual Dryy Run 5k!  Heading back… Read more »

Holiday Specials & Celebrations Around MVT

Celebrate spring holidays at restaurants around MVT and tag your photos with #MVTeats! Ramadan Iftar specials: Busboys & Poets Ramadan… Read more »

Your Favorites are Back for this Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market

We had an amazing turnout for last week’s FRESHFARM MVT Market. What a way to officially kickoff the main market… Read more »

MVT Boasts Six RAMMYS Finalists, DC’s Restaurant Industry Awards

Earlier this week, Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the nominees for the 40th annual RAMMY Awards (the Oscars for Washington’s… Read more »

MVT Multi-Partner Transportation Safety Walk Recap

On Friday, March 25, the Mount Vernon Triangle CID joined multiple neighbors as well as the partners listed below for… Read more »

April 7 Triangle Times

Transportation Safety Walk, Congrats to the Six RAMMYS Finalists from MVT, Holiday Specials and Celebrations, FRESHFARM MVT Market. Also: ongoing… Read more »

Special Offers & Ongoing Promotions from Orange Theory Fitness, Dryy, d’Lena, bartaco, Melange, and HEMPHILL

Orange Theory Fitness: Get your sweat on at Orangetheory Fitness [425 I Street NW]. Today’s the last day to purchase a Premier… Read more »

March 31 at 6pm: Ward 6 Budget Town Hall with Councilmember Charles Allen

Whether you’re a budget wonk, budget-curious, or find the budget to be the most dense topic imaginable, it does affect… Read more »

The Great Ward 6 Spring Clean

Join Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and your Ward 6 neighbors for a little spring cleaning this Saturday, April 2 from 9 to… Read more »

Ramadan Iftar Menu at Ottoman Taverna

Ottoman Taverna [425 I Street NW] is offering a 4-course Ramadan Iftar menu during the entire 30 days of Ramadan. Upon… Read more »

Spring has Arrived and #MVTisBlooming

  Rediscover spring and experience DC Circulator’s Blossom Bus! Use DC Circulator to explore the neighborhoods, businesses, shops, restaurants, museums,… Read more »

Some Exciting FRESHFARM MVT Market News for Not Only This Saturday, But All Season!

  After an incredible winter season for our FRESHFARM MVT Market, we’re officially kicking off the main market season this Saturday… Read more »

Women’s History Month Celebration Concludes with Rebecca Ougo, General Manager of Little Beet

Throughout March, we’ve been featuring women who make MVT (and DC!) special. For our final Women’s History Month feature, we… Read more »

March 31 Triangle Times

Women’s History Month Concludes with Little Beet’s Rebecca Ougo, Exciting News from FRESHFARM MVT Market, #MVTisBlooming, Holiday Menus, Civic Engagement… Read more »

Get Responsibly Farmed Chicken & Redeem Winter Warrior Loyalty Card at Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market

Chicken’s back at FRESHFARM MVT Market! After a long winter without much chicken supply, The Farmstead Butcher has sourced some great non-GMO birds… Read more »

Special Offers and Ongoing Promotions

bartaco [1025 5th St NW] has introduced their latest #bartacosecret: a spiced lamb kofta taco. Stop by to try this… Read more »

Select Reserves Announces New Hours

Our friends at Select Reserves Fine Wines & Spirits [500 K Street NW] asked we share that they are also now… Read more »

Sign Up for The Great Ward 6 Spring Clean

Join Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and your Ward 6 neighbors for a little spring cleaning! When: Saturday, April 2, 9-11 am… Read more »

Meet Tasha Bryant, MPD’s New First District Commander

“We have challenges and will get through them together. We want everyone to feel valued.” Those were words shared by Tasha… Read more »

Celebrate Spring at Mélange with Cherry Blossom-Inspired Milkshakes from Chef Taddesse

Stop by Mélange [449 K Street NW] for one of Chef Taddesse’s delicious cherry blossom-inspired hand-spun milkshakes, crafted using ultra-premium ice creams… Read more »

Spring Has Arrived & #MVTisBlooming

We all know that MVT is booming, but did you know that it’s also BLOOMING? As part of The National… Read more »

Women’s History Month Profile with Solana Vander Nat, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Nightlife & Culture

  All month, we’ve been featuring women who make MVT (and DC!) special. This week, we’re featuring the director of… Read more »

March 25 Triangle Times

March 25 Triangle Times: Women’s History Month Profile of  Solana Vander Nat, Cherry Blossom Milkshakes at Melange, Bryant Assumes 1d… Read more »

Save 40% on Cherry Blossom Inspired Cooking Class at Toscana Market

The Cherry Blossom Inspired Cooking Class at Toscana Market [414 K Street NW] set for Friday, March 18 at 6pm... Read more »

Get Summer Ready with March Savings at Orangetheory Fitness

Get your sweat on at Orangetheory Fitness [425 I Street NW]. This month, when you purchase their Premier package, you... Read more »

dLeña’s Viva Abejas Campaign Launches Next Tuesday

The Viva Abejas campaign kicks off at dLeña [476 K Street NW] next Tuesday, March 22 and lasts through Sunday,... Read more »

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens Saturday at HEMPHILL

American Sunset by Rush Baker IV debuts as the upcoming exhibit at HEMPHILL this Saturday. From the press release: American... Read more »

Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Specials at A Baked Joint & Busboys and Poets

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in MVT tomorrow, March 17 with these special offers from A Baked Joint and Busboys and... Read more »

Teresa Velazquez of A Baked Joint & Mama Lee of Mandu Named “Game-Changing Restaurant Matriarchs” by Washingtonian

MVT's very own Teresa Velazquez of A Baked Joint [430 K Street NW] and Mama Lee of Mandu [453 K... Read more »

Women’s History Month Continues with Kanessa Walker, Owner of Finesse Essential Body

All month, we've been featuring women who make MVT special. The past two weeks we've profiled Inspector Tasha Bryant of... Read more »

March 16 Triangle Times

March 16 Triangle Times: Women’s History Month with Kanessa Walker, MVT Matriarchs in Washingtonian, St. Patrick’s Offers & FRESHFARM Ukraine… Read more »

MVT March Madness

Join us for some virtual community fun and participate in MVT’s March Madness Bracket Challenge. Because nothing beats a little... Read more »

Meet DC’s Game-Changing Restaurant Matriarchs

Seven female leaders of family-run restaurants who have shaped the way Washington eats. WRITTEN BY ANNA SPIEGEL | PHOTOGRAPHED BY… Read more »

Women’s History Month Continues with Margaux Donati of Bar Chinois

Last week, we kicked off Women's History Month with a feature on Inspector Tasha Bryant of the Metropolitan Police Department’s... Read more »

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens Next Saturday at HEMPHILL

American Sunset by Rush Baker IV debuts as the upcoming exhibit at HEMPHILL starting next Saturday. From the press release:... Read more »

March 10 Triangle Times

March 10 Triangle Times: Women’s History Month Features Margaux Donati of Bar Chinois, Rush Baker IV Exhibit Launches Next Saturday… Read more »

la Betty Available for Events, Meetings & Media Rental

420 K Street NW is now available for rent. This beautiful, warm, and vibrant restaurant includes custom wood booths, a… Read more »

RASA Named Best Concept by StarChefs

Congratulations to Sahil Rahman & Rahul Vinod of RASA for being named Best Concept DC-Chesapeake by StarChefs. Winners were recognized for their culinary… Read more »

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens at HEMPHILL March 19

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 19 when American Sunset by Rush Baker IV debuts as the next exhibit at… Read more »

MVT Kicks Off Women’s History Month with MPD First District Inspector Tasha Bryant

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ll be highlighting some of the many amazing women who serve our community. This… Read more »

March 3 Triangle Times

March 3 Triangle Times: Women’s History Month with MPD Inspector Bryant, Rush Baker IV at HEMPHILL, RASA Awarded by StarChef… Read more »

Enjoy Happy Hour at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

Looking for a place to dine and unwind? Look no further than Nicoletta Italian Kitchen at 901 4th Street NW.... Read more »

Butcher Brunch Box for 2 at Toscana Market

Toscana Market at 414 K Street NW is featuring its Butcher Brunch Box for 2 that you can pick up... Read more »

Indoor Mask Mandate Ends March 1

As we reported in last week’s Triangle Times, DC will not extend the indoor mask mandate past Monday, February 28.… Read more »

HEMPHILL: Willem de Looper Last Call on Saturday + Rush Baker Starts March 19!

The Willem de Looper exhibit at HEMPHILL (434 K Street NW) ends Saturday, Feburary 26. If you haven't already, call... Read more »

Trucker Convoy Update from District Government

The District government earlier this week released the following communication related to preparations underway for potential demonstrations (including a possible... Read more »

Black History Month Concludes with Celebration of Those Building MVT’s Future

Throughout February we’ve celebrated Black History Month by sharing stories of the people and places – including Prather’s Alley, our... Read more »

February 24 Triangle Times

February 24 Triangle Times: Black History Month Concludes with Celebration of MVT Builders, Trucker Convoy Update from DC Gov &… Read more »

Black History Month Continues with CROPEATS Founder and CEO Michelle Samuel Interview

Last week’s Triangle Times highlighted the historically significant churches that continue to shape and influence our community. This week, we... Read more »

MVT Photos of the Week: Healing Through Art at Busboys and Poets

Check out photos from the Busboys and Poets event last Saturday, February 12 to spread love and elevate positivity through... Read more »

Pepco and DOEE Developing Connected Community Roadmap for MVT

The District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) and Pepco have been meeting with residents and businesses to identify clean... Read more »

Vaccine Mandate Rescinded & Mask Requirements to End March 1

Earlier this week, Mayor Bowser announced that indoor venues in the District are no longer required to verify patrons vaccination… Read more »

February 18 Triangle Times

February 18 Triangle Times: Black History Month + CROPEATS, Vaccine Mandate Ends, bartaco, dLeña & Ottoman Specials and Toscana Market… Read more »

Mélange Featured in Thrillist

In yet another media piece of the wildly popular MVT restaurant, Mélange was recently featured in Thrillist "16 Essential Black-Owned... Read more »

Reminder: Full Vaccination Required at Certain Establishments Starting Tuesday

As mentioned in our January 14 Triangle Times, proof of vaccination is required to enter some Mount Vernon Triangle establishments.… Read more »

MVT Black History Month Celebration Continues with a Look at Community’s Spiritual Foundations

Last week's Triangle Times profiled the history of African Americans who once resided in Prather's Alley and worshiped prominently in... Read more »

February 11 Triangle Times

February 11 Triangle Times: Perception Survey Closes, Black History Month, Healing through Art at Busboys, V-Day Specials & Vaccine Requirement… Read more »

Washingtonian: Swoon-Worthy Valentine’s Day Takeout and Delivery From DC-Area Restaurants

Just because you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day at home doesn’t mean you have to 1) cook, or 2) skimp on luxuries… Read more »

Thrillist: 16 Essential Black-Owned Restaurants in DC You Need to Know

DC may be known as the nation’s capital, but there’s more to this city than just government centers, monuments, and… Read more »

Reminder: Nicoletta Deals to Get You Through the Season

There’s no better time than now to eat Nicoletta and drink Brew’d thanks to these three great new offers: 15%... Read more »

AC Hotel by Marriott Featured in InspireDesign

The AC Hotel by Marriott was recently featured in InspireDesign. From the article: Conveniently situated in the heart of DC’s... Read more »

European Wax Hosting Brow Happy Hour

European Wax located at 1075 5th Street is hosting a Brow Happy Hour on Saturday, February 19 from 3:15-5:15pm. Refreshments… Read more »

#LoadsOfLove Deal at Dryy

There’s more deals in Triangle than just food. When you get dry cleaning and laundry services from Dryy at 1075… Read more »

MVT Perception Survey Still Open for Feedback

A special thanks to the nearly 400 of you who have already taken our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year... Read more »

Prather’s Alley Leads Off MVT Celebration of Black History Month

Black History Month began Tuesday, and throughout February we'll be highlighting African-American contributions toward the Triangle's rich past, vibrant present,... Read more »

February 4 Triangle Times

February 4 Triangle Times: MVT Celebrates Black History Month, Perception Survey Still Open, Valentine’s Offers, Dryy’s #LoadsOfLove & Nicoletta Deals

DCist: 15 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Around D.C.

The season of love is upon us, which means themed dinner dates, Galentine’s Day activities, and sweets and meals ready… Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Triangle!

Looking for something romantic to do with that special someone this Valentine's Day, a day when #LifeInMVT becomes #LoveInMVT? If... Read more »

Celebrate the Lunar New Year All Week at Bar Chinois

The Lunar New Year is Tuesday, February 1, but Bar Chinois (455 I Street) will be celebrating all week long!... Read more »

HBO Docuseries Featuring Mandu Now Streaming

As you may have seen in last week's Triangle Times, Lisa Ling’s HBO Max docuseries ‘Take Out,’ which chronicles the... Read more »

MVT Holds Stakeholder Roundtable with Mayor’s Office of Nightlife and Culture

On Wednesday, January 26, MVT CID convened a roundtable with Director Solana Vander Nat of the Mayor's Office of Nightlife... Read more »

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Open

Our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year 2021 is now open for your feedback. Distributed annually, the survey is MVT... Read more »

InspireDesign: Seduced by Spain

AC Hotel Washington, DC Convention Center, the third AC Hotels by Marriott to open in the capital region, offers the… Read more »

January 28 Triangle Times

January 28 Triangle Times: Neighborhood Perception Survey, MVT Convenes Stakeholder Roundtable, Valentine’s Day Specials & Mandu Featured on HBO Max

Mélange Makes Barred in DC’s Top Tier List of Burgers

Seems like every week Mélange is getting mentioned in one outlet or another. When it comes to finding the best... Read more »

Baan Siam Makes Washingtonian Critic’s Guide to Restaurant Week

Diligent Triangle Times readers are aware that last week, MVT's very own Mélange and Baan Siam were featured in in... Read more »

Mandu to be Featured on HBO Max Docuseries & Bar Reopening

MVT's very own Danny Lee and Mama Lee of Mandu will be featured on Lisa Ling's HBO Max docuseries 'Take... Read more »

DC History Center Presents: Who Feeds the District?

Located immediately adjacent to Mount Vernon Triangle inside of the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square, the DC History Center... Read more »

New #bartacosecret Menu Item: Crispy Avocado Taco

DC's first bartaco opened last month at 1025 5th Street NW in the heart of MVT. They serve up bold... Read more »

Nicoletta Deals to Get You Through the Season

There's no better time than now to eat Nicoletta and drink Brew'd thanks to these three great new offers: 15%... Read more »

January 21 Triangle Times

January 21 Triangle Times Food Edition! Nicoletta Deals, New #bartacosecret Menu Item, Who Feeds the District & Mandu Appears on… Read more »

Washingtonian: Our Food Critic’s Guide to DC Winter Restaurant Week Takeout

Prefer to dine at your home table these days? You’ve got plenty of DC Winter Restaurant Week options, including dinners for two,… Read more »

Reminder: Vaccine Mandate Goes into Effect Tomorrow

As mentioned in last week’s Triangle Times, proof of vaccination is required to enter some of your favorite Mount Vernon… Read more »

MVT Faves Featured in Thrillist & Washingtonian

In case you missed our story on Instagram earlier this week, Thrillist recently published "The 10 Best Deals You Can... Read more »

Restaurant Week Begins Monday

Beginning Monday, January 17 through Sunday, January 23, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) will once again present Restaurant... Read more »

High Honors for MVT’s Toldson & McFLY

Building community requires the efforts of many, and today we honor and congratulate the achievements of two community champions whose… Read more »

New Willem de Looper Exhibit Premieres Saturday at HEMPHILL

HEMPHILL, located at 434 K Street NW, will open a new exhibit featuring paintings by Willem de Looper from 1968-1972... Read more »

January 14 Triangle Times

January 14 Triangle Times: Vaccine Mandate Starts Saturday, Restaurant Week Begins Monday, MLK Day Brunch + Live Music at dLeña… Read more »

12 New Destinations to Try for DC Winter Restaurant Week

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is back January 17-23, with tons of participants in the DC region serving $25 brunch and… Read more »

The 10 Best Deals You Can Score During DC’s Winter Restaurant Week

DC’s annual Winter Restaurant Week is back, and it comes at a time when restaurants need your support more than ever as… Read more »

The 38 Essential Restaurants Around D.C. Where to go now for seafood okra stew, kimchi grilled cheese, duck jambalaya, and more

This winter, as D.C. restaurants start requiring proof of vaccination to dine indoors, going out to eat now comes with… Read more »

Vaccine Mandate Goes into Effect Saturday, January 15

As a reminder, everyone over the age of 12 and older will soon need show proof of vaccination to enter... Read more »

Bhakti Yoga Offers Class for Women of Color

Beginning Monday, January 10 from 11:15am-12:15pm, Bhakti Yoga at 928 5th Street NW will be offering a weekly class exclusively... Read more »

New PCR Testing Site Launched at Judiciary Square

In case you missed our Instagram post earlier this week, a new PCR testing site has opened up just a... Read more »

January 7 Triangle Times

January 7 Triangle Times: FRESHFARM Returns Tomorrow, Vaccine & Testing Updates, Bhakti Yoga Class for Women of Color & Imbibe… Read more »

Imbibe 75 Place to Watch: Bar Chinois

When Bar Chinois opened in Washington, D.C., last October, international cooperation was the game plan. “Our chef, Tim Ma, is… Read more »

Holiday Specials

Holidays can be a hassle, but they don’t have to be. This year, go to your favorite MVT spot and… Read more »

Happy New Year from MVT CID!

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District would like to wish you a happy and healthy New Year. As we... Read more »

Secret Menu Item Available at bartaco for Limited Time!

As you may have seen in last week's Triangle Times, DC's first bartaco location is now open in MVT! They're... Read more »

Spice Up Your Life with a Spice Collection Gift Set from Mélange & Eathiopian Foods

Chef Elias Taddesse of Mélange is partnering with local spice purveyor Eathiopian Foods to bring you ፩ Spice Collection—a handcrafted... Read more »

December 29 Triangle Times

December 29 Triangle Times: MVT New Year’s Specials, Mélange Spice Collection, #bartacosecret Menu Item & Happy New Year from MVT… Read more »

Reminder: FRESHFARM MVT Market Closed Until Saturday, January 8

Thanks to everyone who came out last Saturday to support our local vendors at the last FRESHFARM MVT Market of… Read more »

Your Feedback Requested: Greater Gallery Place-Chinatown Corridor Study

Our friends at the DowntownDC BID asked that we share this survey that it is conducting with a focus on… Read more »

Holidays Come Early to MVT

  Children of all ages and pets came out for a little holiday cheer on Saturday, December 11 when Santa… Read more »

2021 Holiday Gift Drive a Smashing Success!

MVT CID extends its sincere thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s gift drive benefiting the “grandfamilies” at Plaza… Read more »

DC’s First bartaco Now Open in MVT!

In case you missed the news on Instagram or Twitter, bartaco – the popular purveyor of fan favorite tacos, specialty crafted cocktails, and more... Read more »

New Measures Announced to Help Combat Rapid Spread of COVID-19

To help combat the spread of the coronavirus and its Delta and Omicron variants, Mayor Bowser this week provided situational… Read more »

December 22 Triangle Times

December 22 Triangle Times: Important COVID-19 Updates, bartaco Opens, Santa in MVT, Gallery Place-Chinatown Survey & FRESHFARM MVT Market Reopening!… Read more »

December 10 Triangle Times

December 10 Triangle Times: Santa & Carolers Tomorrow, Holiday Gift Drive Ends Tuesday, Cobb Park Meeting Wednesday & More MVT… Read more »

Eater DC Names Elias Taddesse of Mélange “Chef of the Year”

Since opening Mélange in fall 2020, D.C. chef Elias Taddesse has wowed Mt. Vernon Triangle with his fast-food mashup menu… Read more »

Mélange and RASA Featured in Thrillist Ultimate City Guides

The District is home to one of the largest African American populations in the US as well as a sizable… Read more »

Plaza West Gift Drive Donation Continues

MVT CID is once again partnering with Plaza West – an innovative affordable housing development in our community that serves… Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Closes December 18

Saturday, December 18 marks the final market date of 2021. So, swing by 5th & I Streets NW from 9am-1pm… Read more »

Cobb Park Community Meeting Next Wednesday & Downtown DC BID Park Survey

Cobb Park Phase One Reactivation Mark your calendars for a virtual community meeting next Wednesday, December 15 from 6:30-7:30pm to discuss plans… Read more »

December 7 Triangle Times

December 7 Triangle Times: Santa & Carolers this Saturday, Parks & Open Space Updates, Toy Drive for Kids, Holiday Specials… Read more »

Santa Claus (& Carolers) are Coming to MVT!

Saint Nick is making a special visit to the FRESHFARM MVT Market on Saturday, December 11 from 10am-noon at 5th… Read more »

Donate to the Plaza West Gift Drive

For the second straight year we’re partnering with Plaza West to bring joy to the life of a deserving child… Read more »

Donate to the MVTogether Fund

We launched the MVTogether Fund to provide micro-grants to deserving Mount Vernon Triangle businesses as they work to re-launch and… Read more »

Volunteer in the Triangle

Plaza West is looking for volunteer tutors. Located at 307 K Street NW, Plaza West is an affordable housing development… Read more »

Celebrate Cocktail Week at Ottoman Taverna

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) recently announced the return of DC Cocktail Week from Monday, November 29, to Sunday,… Read more »

MVT CID Releases New Resource to Assist our Homeless Neighbors this Winter

In support of the health, safety, and well-being of all of our neighbors, including those neighbors who are unhoused or… Read more »

Shouk Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning featured Shouk, which has a MVT location at 655 K Street NW, in a segment about plant-based… Read more »

November 30 Triangle Times

November 30 Triangle Times: #GivingTuesday in MVT, Upcoming Events in the Triangle, MVT Retail Round-Up & Community Engagement Opportunities PLUS:… Read more »

Mayor Bowser to Lift Indoor Mask Mandate on Monday, November 22

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser announced that on Monday, November 22, the District’s indoor mask mandate will be lifted.… Read more »

Home for the Holidays? AC Hotel by Marriott is Here to Help!

The newly opened AC Kitchen & Lounge would like to celebrate the holiday season with you and yours! From Wednesday, November 24… Read more »

Last Chance: Get Your Comforter Cleaned at Dryy for Just $20 Before Tuesday, November 30

Falling leaves and falling temperatures means it’s time to make sure your bed is as cozy as possible. Clean sheets… Read more »

November 18 Triangle Times

November 18 Triangle Times: Mayor’s Mask Mandate, MVT Holiday Specials, HEMPHILL’s “Open on K” Ends Wednesday, Danielle Badra at Busboys… Read more »

Felizmente Unidos at dLeña

Chef Richard Sandoval recently announced the launch of his Felízmente Unidos dining experience this holiday season [Tuesday, November 16 through Monday, January… Read more »

Close of “Open on K” at HEMPHILL Less than Two Weeks Away!

Recently, we highlighted the Redux Extra interview with George Hemphill. Did you know that his MVT art gallery located at… Read more »

Ciel Social Club Now Open atop AC Hotel by Marriott

AC Hotel just elevated its standing in MVT with the November 11 opening of Ciel Social Club, which crowns the… Read more »

November 12 Triangle Times

November 12 Triangle Times: MVT Thanksgiving Specials, Ciel Opens, Special Hotel Rates, Felizmente Unidos at dLeña & “Open on K”… Read more »

November 5 Triangle Times

November 5 Triangle Times! In this edition: MVT Fall Fun Day Recap & Photos, Mount Vernon Square Walking Tour, Toscana… Read more »

MVT Fall Fun Day Recap & Photos!

The "community" in Community Improvement District was on full display last Saturday, October 30 for MVT Fall Fun Day at... Read more »

Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around DC

Known for its made-to-order Indian bowls that can be filled with rice, chicken tikka, turmeric shrimp, and a dazzling array… Read more »

October 28 Triangle Times

October 28 Triangle Times: MVT Fall Fun Day Saturday, Mélange on Best Burgers List, Jazz Pizza Night at A Baked… Read more »

Redux Extra: George Hemphill Gallery

George Hemphill is thought of as the au courant art dealer in DC. His journey over 40 years, from teaching… Read more »

Mélange Makes OpenTable: “10 Top Burgers in Washington, DC to Try” List

Washington, D.C. and its surrounding communities are lucky to have a lot of good burgers to pick from. But what… Read more »

And the Reader’s Choice Winners are…

In early September we highlighted all the MVT restaurants and businesses nominated in the Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC”… Read more »

Baan Siam is Washington City Paper Editor’s Choice for Best Restaurant!

Washington City Paper editors have spoken. As a matter of fact, they’re decisively stating that Baan Siam is, “the restaurant… Read more »

Bar Chinois Happy Hour Specials

It’s good to have options when it comes to happy hour. Last week, we featured the specials being offered at… Read more »

Happy Hour at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

If you’re looking for a place to unwind after work, then look no further than Nicoletta Italian Kitchen at 901… Read more »

Brew’d is Back!

We understand many of you have been down about the temporary closure of Brew’d in the DC Bar Building at… Read more »

October 21 Triangle Times

October 21 Triangle Times: MVT Fall Fun Day, Baan Siam Named Best Restaurant + Best of DC Reader’s Picks, Brew’d… Read more »

MVT Fall Fun Day Returns Next Saturday, October 30!

Get your costumes ready! MVT Fall Fun Day is set for Saturday, October 30 from 10am-Noon at Milian Park [499… Read more »

WUSA9: ‘The Rounds’ delivery service bringing eco-friendly concept to DC

WASHINGTON D.C., DC — If you’ve ever ordered a set of pencils online and it was delivered to your house… Read more »

October 15 Triangle Times

October 15 Triangle Times: AC Kitchen & Lounge Now Open, Baan Siam & Mélange Make Eater List, Nicoletta Happy Hour… Read more »

AC Hotel Kitchen & Lounge Now Open

Great news from AC Hotel by Marriott, the AC Kitchen and AC Lounge are ready to receive guests! AC Kitchen… Read more »

Baan Siam and Mélange Make DC Eater: “The 38 Essential Restaurants Around DC” List

Eater DC: “The 38 Essential Restaurants Around DC” by Gabe Hiatt and Tierney Plumb Tuesday, October 12, 2021 From the… Read more »

October 7 Triangle Times

October 7 Triangle Times: Dia de Los Muertos at dLeña, Kids Cooking Classes at Toscana Market, Bar Chinois & Open… Read more »

October 1 Triangle Times

October 1 Triangle Times: Eater features bartaco & dLeña, DC Circulator Survey, Nicoletta Open Nightly & Special MVT Rates at… Read more »

September 23 Triangle Times

September 23 Triangle Times: Bar Chinois Now Open, RAMMYS Recap, Toscana Launches Dinner Boxes, Mélange Named Top Lunch Spot &… Read more »

Eater DC: Inside Bar Chinois, a Scene-y New Spot for Dim Sum and Cocktails Full of French Spirits

Eater DC: “Inside Bar Chinois, a Scene-y New Spot for Dim Sum and Cocktails Full of French Spirits” September 22,… Read more »

Washington City Paper: Dim Sum, French Cocktails, and Magnum Wines Star at Bar Chinois

Washington City Paper: “Dim Sum, French Cocktails, and Magnum Wines Star at Bar Chinois” September 2nd, 2021 From the Article:… Read more »

September 16 Triangle Times

Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A with dLeña's Chef Sandoval, Planet Cactus at A Baked Joint & Black Restaurant Week at Mélange.... Read more »

Celebrate Black Restaurant Week at Mélange

In celebration of Greater Washington DC Black Restaurant Week, Mélange is offering 15% off with the promo code BRW21 when... Read more »

Check Out What’s Growing at A Baked Joint

If you’ve walked by 430 K Street NW, you might have noticed some greenery in the window. That’s because Planet... Read more »

MVT Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Chef Richard Sandoval of dLeña

One way we strive to make Mount Vernon Triangle feel welcoming and inclusive for everyone in our community is by... Read more »

September 10 Triangle Times

Prather’s Alley Updates, Bar Chinois Makes News, Event & Offers Reminders, FRESHFARM & MVT Photo of the Week. Also: Remembering... Read more »

Prather’s Alley Safety Improvements Approved by ANC 6E

Efforts to improve transportation safety within the 900 block of 4-1/2 Street NW and Prather’s Court – collectively known as... Read more »

September 2 Triangle Times

September 2 Triangle Times: European Wax Opens, Brunch at dLeña & Toscana Market, Sami's Coffee, MVT in Best of DC,... Read more »

Vote for MVT Businesses in “Best of DC” Poll

Washington City Paper is currently holding votes on this year’s “Best of DC” in several categories. Nominations are in and... Read more »

Tucked Away Treasures: Sami’s Coffee Kiosk

#LifeInMVT is special because it’s more than just big-name chains that stretch across the country. Some things are just one-of-a-kind,... Read more »

European Wax Center Now Open in MVT

Please extend a warm MVT welcome to our newest neighbor, European Wax Center, located at 1085 5th Street NW. European... Read more »

Prather’s on the Alley is Now: Bar Chinois

Chef Tim Ma – co-recipient of our 2021 Community Stakeholder of the Year Award for efforts to combat hate against... Read more »

August 27 Triangle Times

August 27 Triangle Times: Annual Meeting Recap, Third Street Tunnel, dLeña Labor Day Brunch, Mélange Named Top Burger & Prather's... Read more »

People. Place. Progress. the Focus of 2021 MVT CID Annual Meeting

To honor and celebrate the resolve of our people, the positive attributes of our place, and our enduring commitment to... Read more »

Who Will You See at FRESHFARM MVT Market?

Anyone who’s lived in DC long enough knows the feeling of seeing someone out in public and thinking, “don’t I... Read more »

Clean Team Chronicles: Fence Repair at Cobb Park

Mount Vernon Triangle is a clean, safe, and welcoming community due in large part to the hard work of our... Read more »

August 12 Triangle Times

August 12 Triangle Times: Mr. Brown Goes to Market, Restaurant Week Ends Sunday, Clean Team Chronicles at Cobb Park &... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for August 9

This Week in the Triangle for August 9: Be Like Markus, Summer Restaurant Week & Upcoming Events! [read more]

August 6 Triangle Times

August 6 Triangle Times: Big Cobb Park News, The Rounds Lands in MVT, Summer Restaurant Week Starts Monday, Namaslay with... Read more »

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week at FRESHFARM MVT Market!

It’s National Farmers Market Week! Show your support by bringing your family, friends, and dogs out on Saturday, August 7 from... Read more »

New Retail Options in Washington Convention Center Celebrate All Things DC

The MVT area now boasts a Ben’s Chili Bowl and Shop Made In DC in the Walter E. Washington Convention... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Alex Torrey, Co-Founder of The Rounds

Our mission is to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community, which is... Read more »

Cobb Park Funded in FY 2022 District Budget

We're excited to report that the District Council voted earlier this week to allocate $1.5 million in the city's fiscal... Read more »

The Rounds, DC’s New Zero-Waste Delivery Service, Locates in MVT

MVT extends a warm welcome to our newest neighbor, The Rounds, a zero-waste delivery service that is hyper-focused on being... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for August 2

This Week in the Triangle for August 2: FRESHFARM Recap, Bhakti Yoga Specials for August & Upcoming Events! [Read more]

Washingtonian: Burger Index

From the article: 1. The Big Mac Riff McDonald's star offering ‒ double cheeseburger, special sauce ‒ has launched dozens... Read more »

MVT Faves Earn RAMMY Award Nominations!

As if the return of Summer Restaurant Week is not enough, this past week Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)... Read more »

MVT CID Welcomes Commander McLean to MPD’s First District

The MVT CID extends a warm welcome to Ralph McLean, the new Commander of MPD’s First District which includes Mount... Read more »

July 30 Triangle Times

July 30 Triangle Times: New Pop-Up Vendor at Market, Summer Restaurant Week, Toscana Cooking Classes, Outdoor Concert Recap & New... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for July 26

This Week in the Triangle for July 26: The Experience Band Performs at Final Concert this Wednesday, FRESHFARM Market News... Read more »

Washington City Paper: Local Sandwich Guide

From Washington City Paper: [read full article] Over the past year we’ve been rounding up memorable sandwiches that are worth... Read more »

July 22 Triangle Times

July 22 Triangle Times: Market & Concert Update, Live Jazz at dLeña ROJA, Toscana Brunch, Summer Restaurant Week & Farewell... Read more »

Message from Kenyattah Robinson: Congratulations & Best Wishes to Assistant Chief Morgan Kane

On behalf of our Mount Vernon Triangle community, we extend our congratulations to Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Assistant Chief Morgan... Read more »

Summer Restaurant Week Returns August 9-15!

Summer Restaurant Week is back Monday, August 9 through Sunday, August 15! Presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), Restaurant... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for July 19

This Week in the Triangle for July 19: Pebble to Pearl Performs this Wednesday & More! [read more]

July 16 Triangle Times

July 16 Triangle Times: FRESHFARM Market & Outdoor Concerts Continue, Last Call for HEMPHILL Exhibit, Toscana Offerings, Retail Map &... Read more »

This Week in the Triangle for July 12

This Week in the Triangle for July 12: Emma G Update, Last Week for "WHAT'S GOING AROUND" at HEMPHILL &... Read more »

Community Support Signatures Needed for Proposed Art Installation

As a follow-up to a story published last week, this past Tuesday the Mount Vernon Triangle CID presented a request to Advisory... Read more »

More Recent Local Props for Baan Siam, dLeña & Mélange!

This week, three Mount Vernon Triangle restaurants earned well-deserved recognition for their delicious food, welcoming atmosphere, and overall great experience!... Read more »

MVT CID Included in Washington Business Journal Round-Up of Regional BID Efforts

To address how the region’s 20 business improvement districts (BIDs) – including Mount Vernon Triangle CID, one of DC’s 11... Read more »

July 8 Triangle Times

July 8 Triangle Times: FRESHFARM Market + Bag Giveaway, Outdoor Concert on Wednesday, Toscana Specials, Community Signatures Needed & MVTogether... Read more »

Washingtonian: 13 Delicious Fried Chicken Sandwiches to Try Around DC

From the article: Mélange 449 K St., NW Chef Elias Taddesse fuses his Ethiopian heritage and fine-dining training into burgers... Read more »

July 2 Triangle Times

July 2 Triangle Times: Free Market Bags, Next Week's Outdoor Concert, July Fourth Specials, Bar Crawl, MVTogether Fund, Visit Sicily... Read more »

MVT CID to Present Proposed Art Installation at Next Tuesday’s ANC 6E Meeting

Heads up Mount Vernon Triangle! In support of the organization’s application for a grant from the DC Commission on the... Read more »

Donate to the MVTogether Fund

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID has launched to the MVTogether Fund will provide microgrants to deserving Mount Vernon Triangle businesses... Read more »

Celebrate Independence Day with a Free 2021 FRESHFARM MVT Market Bag!

In response to popular demand, we're pleased to once again partner with Soul & Ink to offer complimentary 2021 FRESHFARM MVT Market... Read more »

Thrillist: The 47 American Burger Spots You Need to Try Right Now

From the article: Mélange Washington, DC The DC Area is known for having a swath of Ethiopian restaurants, so it’s... Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Announces MVTogether Fund: Fund to Award Recovery Microgrants to Support Retail Reopening Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC — To help neighborhood retail operators scale operations to meet consumer demand and remain competitive as the District continues to reopen,... Read more »

Washingtonian: “Your Guide to July 4th Weekend Food and Drink Fun Around DC”

Washingtonian: "Your Guide to July 4th Weekend Food and Drink Fun Around DC" June 24, 2021 From the article: Mélange... Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Recap & Details on Next Week’s Performance

Milian Park was the place to be this past Wednesday evening as The Perfectionists jammed out to rock and classic hits.... Read more »

dLeña, Mélange Make Headlines with Milkshakes & Fourth of July Specials

Whether you’re looking to celebrate the Fourth of July from home or get out and about for brunch post-fireworks, Mélange... Read more »

Appointments No Longer Needed to Visit HEMPHILL

For the first time since opening their doors at 434 K Street NW, HEMPHILL will be open to the public... Read more »

MVT Volunteers Help Landscape Rigo Walled Park

We’d like to give a special shoutout to all of the amazing MVT volunteers who helped clean and landscape Rigo... Read more »

dLeña Expands Offerings with New Brunch Service!

dLeña recently announced its all-new bottomless brunch service starting Saturday, July 3 featuring modern, innovative Mexican dishes and drinks. Next... Read more »

Grassfed Griddle Joins FRESHFARM MVT Market as Permanent Vendor!

Thanks to our community’s overwhelming support last weekend, Grassfed Griddle is now a permanent weekly vendor! So, grab one (or more!) of... Read more »

Live Music Has Returned to MVT with “Tunes in the Triangle”!

Wednesday’s blue skies and pleasant temperature provided the perfect setting for our first “Tunes in the Triangle” concert since 2019... Read more »

Father’s Day Offers from Mélange & Toscana Market

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 20 and our friends at Mélange and Toscana Market have cooked up these special offers to help you... Read more »

Calling all Volunteers: Help Clean-Up Rigo Walled Park

Volunteers are still needed this Saturday, June 19 for a community clean-up initiative at Rigo Walled Park, the small National... Read more »

MVT Honors & Celebrates its Historical Connection to Juneteenth

As we celebrate the addition of June 19 – or “Juneteenth” – as a legal federal and local public holiday, and... Read more »

New Honey & Breakfast Sandwich Vendors Make Debut at FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Another week, another announcement about more new offerings available at our FRESHFARM MVT Market! Originally from Argentina, New Horizons Apiaries... Read more »

Lou Stovall Exhibit Launches at HEMPHILL this Weekend

Before there was social media, printed posters were medium used most often to inform the public of events, causes, and... Read more »

New Mural, “The Reopening,” Installed at 444 K Street NW

Last weekend, the Mount Vernon Triangle CID collaborated with local artist My Ly of My Ly Design on “The Reopening,” a temporary... Read more »

Cooking Demos Return to FRESHFARM MVT Market

With full re-opening of the District underway, things are starting to heat up at the FRESHFARM MVT Market – literally... Read more »

Bienvenidos, dLeña Roja!

Last night, June 10, the Mount Vernon Triangle CID joined owners Carlos and May-May Horcasitas, internationally acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval,... Read more »

“Tunes in the Triangle” Returns Live, Outdoor Music to MVT!

We’re excited to announce the return of our free outdoor concert series, “Tunes in the Triangle," every Wednesday starting June 16... Read more »

Feedback Reminder: Prather’s Alley Transportation Safety Improvements Survey

As a reminder, we’re seeking the community’s input on traffic calming and pedestrian safety in Prather’s Alley through this short survey.... Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities Available at Plaza West in MVT

Plaza West is an innovative affordable housing development serving grandparents raising grandkids in Mount Vernon Triangle. The unique development has 50 units... Read more »

CropEats is Permanent & New Pop-Up Vendor is Arriving at FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Last week’s soggy weather was not enough to dampen the debut of CropEats at our FRESHFARM MVT Market. And thanks to your... Read more »

New MVT Underground Cocktail Bar – dLeña Roja – Opens Next Week

Good news for lovers of tequila, mezcal and gorgeous below-grade lounges: dLeña Roja – a dark, candle-lit cocktail bar covered... Read more »

MVT Pays Tribute this Memorial Day

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District would like to wish you a safe and relaxing Memorial Day weekend. In... Read more »

Pop-Up Debuts & Pups Able to Return to Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Celebrate the unofficial start of summer by spending your morning at tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market from 9am-1pm at the corner... Read more »

Your Feedback Requested: Prather’s Alley Transportation Safety Improvements Survey

Design and urban development firms EL Studio and urbanSEED are assisting the Mount Vernon Triangle CID in rethinking possibilities for... Read more »

Seasonal Ingredients & Summer-Like Temps at Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM Market

Tomorrow’s market is the perfect place to shop locally while enjoying the fresh air and Summer-like weather! The FRESHFARM MVT... Read more »

Happening Now Through Noon: Bike to Work Day at VIDA Fitness

Thousands of DC commuters will leave their cars at home today, May 21 to take part in the safe return... Read more »

Say Hello to Summer with Memorial Day Cookout Kits from Mélange

With Memorial Day fast approaching, Mélange is here to help make your unofficial start of summer a holiday to remember... Read more »

The Today Show Profiles Chef Tim Ma of MVT’s Lucky Danger for Efforts to Stop AAPI Hate

Earlier this week, Chef Tim Ma of Lucky Danger in Mount Vernon Triangle and Kevin Tien of Moon Rabbit received high-profile, national recognition on NBC’s The Today... Read more »

Community Spirit on the Rise with #WeAreMVT Campaign

Have you spotted the new Mount Vernon Triangle maps by Cherry Blossom Creative throughout our neighborhood? The maps are located in various... Read more »

Tae-Gu Kimchi Rocks its Debut & Finesse Essential Body Returns to Market!

Love kimchi? If so, our newest FRESHFARM MVT Market vendor – Tae-Gu Kimchi – has you covered and customers can’t stop... Read more »

Little Beet is Here!

Welcome to the neighborhood, Little Beet! Located on the corner of 5th & K Streets NW at City Vista, Little Beet –... Read more »

Grab Your Free “Cuppa Joe” from Chez Lily Every Monday in May!

In celebration of Small Business Month, the continuation of vaccinations in DC, and a safe return to the office, Chez Lily has... Read more »

Mother’s Day Made Easy & New Kimchi Vendor at FRESHFARM MVT Market

he FRESHFARM MVT Market continues this Saturday from 9am-1pm at the corner of 5th & I Streets NW – just... Read more »

dLeña Has Arrived!

This highly anticipated opening of dLeña is finally here with the restaurant scheduled to open tomorrow, May 7 at 476 K Street NW. Reservations can... Read more »

Sign Up for Bike to Work Day at VIDA Fitness

The Washington, DC region’s 20th Anniversary Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 21, 2021 from 6am-Noon. Join the team at VIDA Fitness... Read more »

Lucky Danger Score Spot in WaPo 2021 Spring Dining Guide

Congratulations to Lucky Danger for earning a spot in famed Washington Post food supercritic Tom Sietsema’s Spring Dining Guide. From the article: Tim Ma... Read more »

New COVID-19 Guidelines Released by Mayor Bowser & CDC

As vaccinations continue and the number of COVID-19 cases decrease, both the District of Columbia and Federal government announced plans... Read more »

New Vendor Pops Up at Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market

Saturday’s Spring-like temperatures aren’t the only thing we are looking forward to this weekend! The FRESHFARM MVT Market continues tomorrow... Read more »

dLeña is (almost) Here!

The highly anticipated opening of dLeña at 5th & K Streets NW is on the horizon! With creations inspired by Richard... Read more »

Celebrate Mother’s Day in MVT!

Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9 is quickly approaching and multiple MVT restaurants and retailers are offering special menus and... Read more »

Bisnow: “Wilkes, Quadrangle Prepare To Break Ground On Mount Vernon Triangle Project, Look To Sell Nearby Site”

Bisnow: "Wilkes, Quadrangle Prepare To Break Ground On Mount Vernon Triangle Project, Look To Sell Nearby Site" April 28, 2021... Read more »

Washingtonian: “Richard Sandoval Is Opening a Wood-Fired Mexican Restaurant/Mezcaleria in Mount Vernon Triangle”

Washingtonian: "Richard Sandoval Is Opening a Wood-Fired Mexican Restaurant/Mezcaleria in Mount Vernon Triangle" April 27, 2021 From the article: Denver-based... Read more »

Limited Quantity Available for “Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate” Dinner featuring Mélange

Chef Tim Ma of Lucky Danger in Mount Vernon Triangle and Chef Kevin Tien of Moon Rabbit created Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate in... Read more »

Club Pilates Hosts Member Appreciation Event with Ottoman Taverna

Club Pilates is hosting a Member Appreciation Event for our community on Friday, May 7 and all are invited to join in the... Read more »

MVT Restaurants Named to Michelin Guide’s 2021 Bib Gourmand List

Congratulations to Ottoman Taverna​, Stellina Pizzeria (coming soon per UrbanTurf and Eater DC), and friend of MVT and local favorite Karma Modern Indian on being named to Michelin Guide’s 2021 Bib Gourmand... Read more »

MVT Goes (and Stays) Green for Earth Day!

This and every day, we celebrate Earth Day in MVT! It is our mission to provide our community with services that contribute... Read more »

A Home for Wendy

On Emancipation Day in DC last Friday, April 16, MVT CID’s Kenyattah Robinson joined colleague Patty Brosmer of Capitol Hill BID to... Read more »

Join Busboys and Poets for Dinner & Conversation with Congressman Jamie Raskin

Join Busboys and Poets at 6pm tomorrow, April 23 for virtual dinner and conversation with Congressman Jamie Raskin! Sworn into his... Read more »

Pleitez Produce Farm Returns to FRESHFARM MVT Market this Saturday!

Lettuce romaine calm FRESHFARM MVT Market shoppers: beloved vendor Pleitez Produce Farm returns to market this Saturday! Known for its use of... Read more »

Photo of the Week

The greater the storm, the brighter the rainbow. Thanks @chezwu for sharing this amazing shot of #LifeInMVT and reminding us there’s a... Read more »

Mélange Partners with “Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate” for Upcoming Dinner

Chef Tim Ma of Lucky Danger in Mount Vernon Triangle and Chef Kevin Tien of Moon Rabbit created Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate in... Read more »

Calling All MVT Yogis

Bhakti Yoga DC is offering specials on their yoga classes that you won’t want to miss! For a limited time: Attend... Read more »

Dreaming About Being Under the Tuscan Sun? Enjoy Toscana Market’s Dinner Box for Two!

This Friday and Saturday, enjoy a traditional Tuscan dinner for two thanks to Toscana Market’s latest dinner box offering! This delicious at-home... Read more »

Shenandoah Seasonal Debuts at FRESHFARM MVT Market this Saturday

Spring is a time for new beginnings, making it a perfect moment to celebrate the arrival of Shenandoah Seasonal as the newest... Read more »

Mélange & Baan Siam Named to Eater’s List of 38 Standout Dining Destinations Around DC

The Washington region remains home to scores of restaurant dining choices featuring cuisines from around the world. Eater DC rounded... Read more »

Shouk Makes Headlines with Fried Shouk’n & Veggie Burgers

Shouk, the plant-based, fast-casual Israeli restaurant located in Mount Vernon Triangle, is once again making headlines while pleasing tastebuds. Because as Shouk... Read more »

New HEMPHILL Exhibit Reflects Artist’s Creative Response to the Pandemic

All artists with whom HEMPHILL currently works have been impacted by the pandemic in some way. These impacts are shown in their... Read more »

Enjoy La Dolce Vita Thanks to Toscana Market’s Roman Dinner Box!

Daydreaming of travel? Let Toscana Market transport you from MVT straight to Italy with a Roman Dinner box for two – available... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Starts Strong, Continues Tomorrow!

A special thanks to everyone who joined us at last weekend’s successful opening of our FRESHFARM MVT Market as we... Read more »

Spring Cleaning? Dryy is Here to Help.

Whether you need dry cleaning, repair, or a wash and fold, Dryy is your go-to for all garment care needs.... Read more »

Your Last Chance to Celebrate Mélange’s Six-Month Anniversary

As the team at Mélange wraps up its six-month anniversary celebration, we invite you to take advantage of all of the special menus (available... Read more »

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Gopi Kinnicutt of Bhakti Yoga DC

This past month, we’ve featured a series of spotlight articles showcasing just a few of the many amazing women who... Read more »

Sign Up for “Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate” Dinners Throughout April

As mentioned in last week’s Triangle Times, Chef Tim Ma of Lucky Danger in Mount Vernon Triangle and Chef Kevin Tien of Moon Rabbit created Chefs... Read more »

RASA Gives Back to the Community (& Gives $10!)

Throughout the pandemic, MVT fine fast casual Indian restaurant RASA has been preparing thousands of free, nutritious, scratch-made meals for children and families... Read more »

New HEMPHILL Art Exhibition by Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi Begins Tomorrow

During the past year, we have all had to creatively reimagine how we connect, find comfort, and ultimately, feel safe.... Read more »

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Commander Morgan Kane of MPD’s First District

This past month, we’ve featured a series of spotlight articles showcasing just a few of the many amazing women who... Read more »

Celebrate Easter & Passover in MVT

With both Easter Sunday and the end of Passover happening this weekend, our neighborhood restaurants are preparing delicious meals to... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Returns this Saturday!

The Washington Nationals aren't this week's only opening celebration: our FRESHFARM MVT Market returns a month early to 5th &... Read more »

Congrats to RASA Co-Founder, Sahil Rahman, Recipient of Washington Business Journal’s Diversity in Business Award

Washington Business Journal recently announced its 14th annual Diversity in Business Awards, a celebration recognizing the Washington region's top business leaders of color based on demonstrated success... Read more »

DPR’s Ready2Play Survey Reopened through April 4

Because you continue to tell us in Neighborhood Perception Survey feedback that increased access to and better availability of green... Read more »

MVT CID Releases #MVTProgress: Our 2020 Strategic Plan Update

Despite the many challenges experienced in 2020, our community has demonstrated continued resilience by remaining clean and safe – as respondents... Read more »

MVT Retail PROGRESS Continues with dLeña by Richard Sandoval

From endings come new beginnings, which certainly is the case for our #MVTProgress mural that has been de-installed to make... Read more »

MVT CID Stands with Chefs & Allies Working to Stop AAPI Hate

In response to the rise in hateful, violent and unprovoked attacks perpetrated against Asians, Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI),... Read more »

Lucky Danger Strikes Again with Amazing Washington Post Review!

While diners continue to indulge in its delicious Chinese American cuisine, Mount Vernon Triangle pop-up Lucky Danger continues to make... Read more »

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Tessa Velazquez of A Baked Joint and La Betty

MVT CID’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues with a series of spotlight articles on the leading ladies of MVT!... Read more »

Washington Business Journal: “Diversity in Business Awards: These 25 Honorees are Helping Pave New Paths” – Congrats Sahil Rahman, Co-Founder of RASA

Washington Business Journal: "Diversity in Business Awards: These 25 Honorees are Helping Pave New Paths," March 18, 2021 From the Article:... Read more »

Washington Post: “At Lucky Danger, two talented chefs just want to have fun with their American Chinese food”

Washington Post: "At Lucky Danger, two talented chefs just want to have fun with their American Chinese food," March 19, 2021... Read more »

MVT CID Message of Solidarity with AAPI Community

The rise in hateful, violent and unprovoked attacks perpetrated against Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) is abhorrent and... Read more »

Little Prince Pizza Makes Headlines

Earlier this year, Schlow Restaurant Group – the team that brought Alta Strada Italian Restaurant and Nama Sushi Bar to Mount... Read more »

Deadline for Public Comment on MAGLEV Project Extended

As mentioned in last week’s Triangle Times, the public is invited to share feedback on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement... Read more »

AC Hotel by Marriott Now Offering “Cherry Blossom Buds” Special

The AC Hotel by Marriott in Mount Vernon Triangle is celebrating the start of Spring and DC’s famous Cherry Blossom Festival by... Read more »

Last Call to View Three HEMPHILL Art Exhibitions

There’s only a few days left to enjoy three winter exhibitions at HEMPHILL, including artworks by renowned artists Leon Berkowitz, Steven Cushner and E.E.... Read more »

MVT CID Releases 2020 Neighborhood Perception Survey Results

Thank you to the 1,214 respondents to our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering the 2020 calendar year. Your participation, which was... Read more »

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Mariah Barnes of Orangetheory Fitness

MVT CID is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of spotlight articles on the leading ladies of MVT! This... Read more »

Last Chance to Submit Your MVT March Madness Bracket!

Only one day remains to join our #MVTMarchMadness Bracket Challenge. The deadline to join our group is Thursday at 11:59pm,... Read more »

More Feedback Requested: moveDC Long-Range Transportation Plan

In fall 2020, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) asked for your input on DC’s transportation goals, policies and priorities... Read more »

MVT CID Creates Neighborhood Transportation Plan for Mount Vernon Triangle

In what won’t come as a surprise to many, Mount Vernon Triangle’s emergence as a successful, popular downtown neighborhood and... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Inches Closer with Vendor Selection

As announced in last week’s Triangle Times, the FRESHFARM MVT Market will reopen Saturday, April 3—one month earlier than in previous years.... Read more »

Join the MVT March Madness Bracket Challenge!

Join us for some virtual community fun and participate in MVT’s March Madness Bracket Challenge! Because nothing beats a little... Read more »

Next Week: DDOT to Install Protected Bike Lanes on K Street

Starting next week, K Street will look a lot different due to District Department of Transportation (DDOT) installation of protected... Read more »

Significant Changes Coming to Prather’s Alley!

One of Mount Vernon Triangle’s most active multimodal passageways is set to undergo transformation to become a nexus of connectivity... Read more »

Opportunity for Public Comment on MAGLEV Project Now Available

The public is invited to share feedback on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), published by the Federal Railroad Administration... Read more »

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Lama Hamoudi of Chez Lily

MVT CID is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of spotlight articles on the leading ladies of MVT! This... Read more »

Ottoman Taverna Makes Monday Nights Easy (and Tasty!)

Escape for a quick trip to Turkey without boarding a plane thanks to "Mezze Monday" at Ottoman Taverna every Monday from 11am... Read more »

This Month: Mélange Celebrates its Six-Month Anniversary!

The team at Mélange is celebrating their six-month anniversary in MVT all month long and invite you to join in the festivities!... Read more »

Queen VEEP.

In honor of Kamala Harris’ history-making achievement as America’s first female Vice President of color and in celebration of Women’s... Read more »

Extra, Extra, Read All About It: FRESHFARM MVT Market Returns April 3!

We're excited to announce the return of our FRESHFARM MVT Market on Saturday, April 3 from 9am-1pm at the corner of... Read more »