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

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 »

Baan Siam’s “Chef P’Boom” Kicks Off MVT’s Celebration of Women’s History Month!

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women's Day on March 8,  MVT CID interviewed five MVT leading ladies... Read more »

De-Stress with a Free Spa Service from VIDA Fitness!

Throughout February, VIDA Fitness City Vista is offering an amazing (and relaxing) spa special promotion that offers guests a bonus massage or... Read more »

Second Baptist Church Culminates Our Celebration of Black History Month

As MVT CID’s commemoration of Black History Month draws to a close, we celebrate the long, rich and venerable history... Read more »

Remembering John Chisholm: A Message from Kenyattah Robinson

I remain saddened and in disbelief over the loss of John Chisholm, who left us suddenly and unexpectedly two weeks... Read more »

EATER DC: “Let D.C.’s New Crop of Light Yeast Doughnuts Carry You Away”

EATER DC: "Let D.C.’s New Crop of Light Yeast Doughnuts Carry You Away," February 22, 2021   From the article:... Read more »

EATER DC: “A New Rooftop Tapas Bar Hopes to Open Near Convention Center By the Spring”

EATER DC: "A New Rooftop Tapas Bar Hopes to Open Near Convention Center By the Spring," February 17, 2021 From... Read more »

WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE: “61 Neighborhood Restaurants That Make the DC Area a Better Place to Eat—and Live”

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine Article: "61 Neighborhood Restaurants That Make the DC Area a Better Place to Eat—and Live," February 11, 2021... Read more »

Celebrate Love in MVT this Valentine’s Day

On Sunday, February 14, #LifeInMVT becomes #LoveInMVT thanks to the special menus and promotions being offered at neighborhood restaurants and... Read more »

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine: “8 New Black-Owned Restaurants to Try Around DC”

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine Article: "8 New Black-Owned Restaurants to Try Around DC," February 6, 2021 From the article: Chef Elias Taddesse... Read more »

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine: “Swoon-Worthy Restaurant Takeout for Valentine’s Day Around DC”

WASHINGTONIAN Magazine: "Swoon-Worthy Restaurant Takeout for Valentine’s Day Around DC," February 3, 2021 From the article: Chef Elias Taddesse will... Read more »

Final Call: MVT CID Perception Survey Closes this Sunday

If you have yet to take the MVT Neighborhood Perception Survey covering the 2020 calendar year, this is your final call to do so... Read more »

Photo of the Week: Celeb Spotting

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders was recently spotted enjoying #LifeInMVT near the “Liftoff” sculpture at 5th & K, mittens and all!... Read more »

Mélange Shares Lessons from the Pandemic

A new neighborhood staple, Mélange, opened this past September at 449 K St NW. Well-known for their juicy burgers, doro wat fried... Read more »

Winter Restaurant Week Returns to MVT: January 25 – February 7

Mark your calendars and save the date: Winter Restaurant Week is back on Monday, January 25! Presented by Restaurant Association... Read more »

#MVTogether Values Displayed During MLK Day & Inauguration Week

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID thanks our community for uniting this past week and epitomizing our everyday #LIfeInMVT spirit through... Read more »

Request from Pepco for Community Advisory Group Volunteers

As you may know, Pepco will start construction on the Mount Vernon Substation in our neighborhood this year as a part... Read more »

Now Open: Little Prince Pizza in Mount Vernon Triangle!

Good news pizza fans: from the team that brought Alta Strada Italian Restaurant and Nama Sushi Bar to Mount Vernon... Read more »

Updated Inauguration Security Map Released

In preparation for Inauguration Day this Wednesday, the United States Secret Service has published an updated security map. Although the... Read more »

New Mural at 5th & K Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. King

In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, which seeks to encourage Americans to volunteer to improve... Read more »

Ready for Some Football? Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Has You Covered!

Just in time for the professional football playoffs and college football national championship,  Nicoletta Italian Kitchen is offering two party packages... Read more »

Dryy’s #LoadsOfLove Discount Available to MVT Neighbors

Dryy Garmet Care in MVT is offering a New Year’s promotion that you won’t want to miss! They offer on-site measurements, tailoring and... Read more »

Thank You from the Mount Vernon Triangle CID

As we reflect on this first week of the New Year, we are appreciative and thankful for the resilience shown by... Read more »

Thank You to Our Holiday Gift Drive Donors

Thank you to all of the donors that participated in our holiday gift drive last month! Almost 100 gifts were donated to... Read more »

A Message of Hope this Holiday Season

This year may be remembered for when the world stood still. We'll always remember it for when we all stood stronger, together.... Read more »

Last Weekend to Visit Femme Fatale DC’s Pop-Up in MVT

It’s the final weekend to enjoy Femme Fatale DC’s amazing pop-up experience at 401 Massachusetts Avenue NW! They are hosting... Read more »

Overwhelming Community Support for Holiday Gift Donations

Thank you to everyone that participated in our holiday gift drive! Almost 100 gifts were donated to deserving children at Plaza West... Read more »

Props to MVT Resident for Supporting Mask-Wearing Campaign

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID extends our sincere appreciation to neighbor Tommy Pavlik for his display of thoughtfulness and community... Read more »

Saturday: Final FRESHFARM MVT Market of 2020… But, More to Come!

This Saturday, December 19 is the final day of the FRESHFARM MVT Market in 2020. But, don’t fret: MVT CID is... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Continues this Saturday

Come out this Saturday to 5th & Eye Streets NW from 9am-1pm to show your continued support for the FRESHFARM... Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Ice Cream at Mélange

Who says you can’t eat ice cream when it’s cold outside? In 2020, anything goes—except for not wearing a mask,... Read more »

Neighborhood Perception Survey Remains Open for Feedback

A special thanks to the more than 350 respondents who participated in Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year 2020. Distributed annually, the... Read more »

Toscana Market Makes Headlines

Congrats to Chef Daniele Catalani and the team at Toscana Market for landing this incredible feature in Eater DC! From the article: “By opening Toscana... Read more »

Final Two Weekends to Experience Femme Fatale DC in MVT

With its location in MVT winding down and coming to an end, these are your final two weeks to enjoy... Read more »

A Very Merry MVT: Neighborhood Gift Guide

As you may have noticed from the festive red bows throughout the neighborhood, the holiday season is in full swing... Read more »

Last Call for HEMPHILL’s Fall 2020 Art Exhibitions

There’s only a few days left to enjoy the final two exhibitions of HEMPHILL’s Fall 2020 Art Exhibitions, including artworks... Read more »

Take MVT CID’s Neighborhood Perception Survey!

Our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year 2020 is now open and available for your feedback. Distributed annually, the survey... Read more »

Donate to a Deserving Child in Our MVT Community this Holiday Season

During this holiday season of giving, we’re featuring a local opportunity to bring joy to the life of a deserving... Read more »

FRESH Food Drive Recap & FRESHFARM Market Closing Update

During this season of giving, we’d like to extend a special note of thanks for the $400 donated to this... Read more »

MVT CID Donates Heaters to Assist Businesses During Winter Months

In recent weeks, MVT CID has worked closely with long-time vendor Ace Hardware to secure and donate much-needed heating equipment to... Read more »

Pop-Up Alert: Lucker Danger Opens at Prather’s on the Alley this Friday!

Lucky Danger, a playful Chinese take-out concept that celebrates American-Chinese food envisioned by Chinese American Chef Tim Ma, will pop-up at Prather’s... Read more »

Mayor Bowser Announces COVID-19 Phase Two Adjustments

In case you missed it, Mayor Bowser announced yesterday the following Phase Two COVID-19 adjustments that will go into effect tomorrow, November 25: Non-essential,... Read more »

Romare Beardon Exhibit Begins November 21 at HEMPHILL

As a continuation of its Fall 2020 showcase of various artworks by contemporary and historic artists, HEMPHILL is now featuring the work of Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988).... Read more »

HEMPHILL Exhibitions Continue with Artwork by William Christenberry

As a continuation of its Fall 2020 showcase of various artworks by contemporary and historic artists, HEMPHILL is now featuring the work of William Christenberry. On... Read more »

Pepco Hosts Capital Grid Project Community Meeting Next Thursday, November 19

As a follow-up to its Capital Grid project update at October’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6E, Pepco asked that... Read more »

Enjoy Thanksgiving & Small Business Saturday in MVT!

Our small businesses are the special ingredient that make #LifeInMVT so special. As the annual time of year for remembering... Read more »

Friday: Join Busboys and Poets for Dinner & Conversation with José Andrés

Join Busboys and Poets at 6pm Friday, November 13 for virtual dinner and conversation with Chef José Andrés—an internationally-recognized culinary... Read more »

La Betty is Back!

Cheers to some good news! La Betty, sister restaurant to A Baked Joint, reopened yesterday, November 4 with a fresh new... Read more »

Outdoor Market News & Related Events

Our FRESHFARM MVT Market will once again be open this Saturday, November 7 from 9am-1pm at 5th & Eye Streets NW.... Read more »

HEMPHILL’s Fall 2020 Season Continues with Wildfires and Dreamfields by Julie Wolfe

As a continuation of its Fall 2020 showcase of various artworks by contemporary and historic artists, HEMPHILL is now featuring the... Read more »

Election 2020: Nearby Voting Locations, Tasty Election Day Promos & Special Note About Election Prep

Election 2020: Nearby Voting Locations, Tasty Election Day Promos & Special Note About Election Prep and Information Resources from MVT... Read more »

Your Feedback Requested: moveDC Long-Range Transportation Plan

Do you drive, walk, bike/scoot, ride a bus, or take a train in the District? For many of you the... Read more »

FRESHFARM & Femme Fatale Both Extended Through December 19!

Thanks to our community’s continued support, the FRESHFARM MVT Market – which in previous years ended the last Saturday in October... Read more »

AC Hotel by Marriott Now Offering “Hometown-Hookup” to MVT Guests

The recently opened AC Hotel by Marriott in Mount Vernon Triangle would like welcome its new neighbors to experience the property... Read more »

VIDA Fitness Hosts Open House, Socially-Distanced Workouts, Giveaways & More!

If you’re looking for a new routine to stay fit while you stay at home, then check out today's Open... Read more »

Find Info on FRESHFARM Market, Femme Fatale DC Pop-Up & HEMPHILL Exhibitions on MVT Events Calendar

If staying local is part of your new normal, then now is a great time to check out the upgraded Events page on MountVernonTriangle.org to... Read more »

Prost, A Bavarian Food Hall, Now Open in MVT!

As reported in last week’s Triangle Times, the team behind Silo has launched a pop-up concept featuring a traditional Bavarian Food Hall with... Read more »

The Hits Continue for A Baked Joint, Baan Siam and Mélange!

Mount Vernon Triangle’s star as a foodie destination continues to rise, with new restaurants joining those that have continued to... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Extended Through December 19!

Great news Mount Vernon Triangle! Thanks to your continued support, our FRESHFARM MVT Market has been extended through Saturday, December 19—one... Read more »

New Campaign Encourages Everyone to #MaskUpMVT

The votes are in and there’s no debate here: Mount Vernon Triangle is a mask on community. This has been reinforced by... Read more »

Prost (Cheers) to a New Reopening in MVT!

Hallo! Have you heard the news? The team behind Silo is reopening their doors with Prost, a pop-up concept featuring a traditional Bavarian Food... Read more »

Washington Post 2020 Fall Dining Guide Review of Baan Siam

Washington Post 2020 Fall Dining Guide Review of Baan Siam Baan Siam gets it all right. There’s not a bite out... Read more »

Three Civic Engagement Opportunities: U.S. Census, Voter Registration & Early Voting

Register to Vote: Stop by the outdoor patio at A Baked Joint (located at 440 K Street NW) between 10am-12:30pm this Saturday,... Read more »

Autumn Markets Continue, Market Extension Feedback Request & Thanksgiving Turkey Pre-Orders! 

With brisk air, sunshine and minimal chance of rain in the forecast, Saturday is a perfect day to enjoy fall... Read more »

AC Hotel Washington, DC Convention Center Opens Its Doors October 5

AC Hotel Washington, DC Convention Center Opens Its Doors October 5 Design-Led European Lifestyle Hotel Brand Debuts Second Downtown D.C.... Read more »

HEMPHILL Announces Fall 2020 Art Exhibitions

This fall and winter, HEMPHILL will showcase various artworks by contemporary and historic artists. Each presentation of work will be... Read more »

September 2020 Triangle Times Vol IV is OUT!

September 2020 Triangle Times Vol IV: (PARK)ing Day, Rashida Tlaib at Busboys, FRESHFARM + Femme Fatale, Shouk wins RAMMY & Voter... Read more »

Celebrate Fall this Saturday at the FRESHFARM & Femme Fatale DC Markets

Great news MVT customers: thanks to your support, Femme Fatale DC is extending its pop-up market through the end of October or... Read more »

Holy Shouk, a RAMMY!

And the award goes to… Shouk, who we congratulate on winning the 2020 RAMMY Award for Favorite Fast Casual Restaurant!... Read more »

Register to Vote this Saturday at A Baked Joint

A Baked Joint is hosting a voter registration drive tomorrow, September 26 from 10am-12:30pm outside of the restaurant, rain or... Read more »

Event Recap: PARK(ing) Day 2020 in MVT

Last Friday, September 18, MVT CID celebrated PARK(ing) Day 2020—a global event occurring each September aimed at reclaiming on-street parking spaces... Read more »

Join FRESHFARM & Femme Fatale DC for Two Outdoor Markets in MVT this Saturday

This Saturday, both FRESHFARM and Femme Fatale DC are hosting outdoor markets, the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy... Read more »

September 2020 Triangle Times: Vol III

September 2020 Triangle Times Vol III is OUT! Read more on (PARK)ing Day Tomorrow, Corey Booker at Busboys, FRESHFARM +... Read more »

Support Our Nominated Restaurants at the (Virtual) RAMMY Awards this Sunday!

Tune in to The RAMMYS this Sunday, September 20 to celebrate the creativity and resiliency of our city’s incredible restaurants... Read more »

Historical Society Invites You to an Online Conversation Regarding the Consequences of Urban Renewal

Our friends at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. invite you to join them on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:30pm... Read more »

Join Us for PARK(ing) Day 2020 in Mount Vernon Triangle!

ABOUT  Join MVT CID as we celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2020 this Friday, September 18 from 9am-4pm. A global event that occurs annually... Read more »

Namaste in MVT with Bhakti Yoga DC!

Bhakti Yoga DC is encouraging community members in MVT to spend some time on the mat to focus on wellness, both... Read more »

September 2020 Triangle Times: Vol II

September 2020 Triangle Times Vol II: Mélange, Busboys, Bhakti Yoga, (PARK)ing Day, MVT Survey, FRESHFARM + Femme Fatale Markets &... Read more »

Mélange Makes Headlines!

The news is in and reviews are unanimous: Mélange is a hit! At least according to online food news and... Read more »

Celebrate All-Things MVT at PARK(ing) Day Next Friday, September 18

Join MVT CID as we celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2020 next Friday, September 18 from 9am-4pm. A global event that occurs annually in... Read more »

Happy Labor Day Weekend from the MVT CID!

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District would like to wish you a safe, happy and healthy Labor Day weekend.... Read more »

September 2020 Triangle Times: Mélange Now Open, Anand Giridharadas Joins Busboys, MVT Survey, Take 2020 Census, Labor Day Update, & FRESHFARM Market

September 2020 Triangle Times: Mélange Now Open, Anand Giridharadas Joins Busboys, MVT Survey, Take 2020 Census, Labor Day Update, &... Read more »

Saturday: FRESHFARM MVT Market Continues

Staying in town this weekend? Visit the FRESHFARM MVT Market at 5th & Eye Streets NW this Saturday from 9am-1pm... Read more »

Two Important Feedback Opportunities Still Open!

Help plan for the future of our community while simultaneously ensuring that Washington, DC receives its fair share of Federal... Read more »

Friday: Join Busboys and Poets for Dinner & Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Join Busboys and Poets at 6pm this Friday, September 4 for a virtual dinner and conversation with Anand Giridharadas, TIME Magazine editor-at-large and Founder... Read more »

Now Open for Business: Mélange, MVT’s Newest Restaurant!

After weeks of anticipation, Mélange has opened for pickup at 449 K Street NW starting today, September 2 and will open... Read more »

MVT CID Organizational Update & Request for Your Survey Feedback

Lots has changed since the framework Mount Vernon Triangle Action Agenda was established in 2003, we last reached out for... Read more »

Final Call: Restaurant Week Concludes Sunday!

Only a few days remain to participate in Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s Summer Restaurant Week 2020! This event supports... Read more »

Two New Vendors Join the FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Exciting news FRESHFARM MVT Market shoppers: two new merchants – Puddin’ and Cheese Goatees – have been added to our permanent vendor lineup! Based... Read more »

Instagram Giveaway Provides Tasty Incentive to Enjoy Restaurant Week in MVT!

On top of the already many reasons to enjoy Summer Restaurant Week 2020 in MVT, we’ve launched an exciting Instagram... Read more »

Tonight: Historical Society Invites You to Join Them for the Online Conversation: “These Streets: Comparing the Uprisings of 1968 and Today”

Our friends at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. invite you to join them at 7:30pm tonight for “These Streets:... Read more »

Local Real Estate Blog Highlights New MVT Hotel

Special thanks to retail real estate expert Ken Johnson for his recent profile (and stunning photos!) of the new 235-room... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Halfway Report, Program Updates & Weekend Line-Up

We recently passed the halfway point of the 2020 FRESHFARM MVT Market season. And despite a global health pandemic, nearby First... Read more »

Tomorrow: Join Busboys and Poets for Dinner & Conversation with Diane Ravitch

Busboys and Poets invites you to join them at 6pm tomorrow, August 21 for the latest installment of its free... Read more »

Instagram Giveaway Provides Tasty Incentive to Enjoy Restaurant Week in MVT!

On top of the already many reasons to enjoy Summer Restaurant Week 2020 in MVT, we’ve launched an exciting Instagram... Read more »

August 2020 Triangle Times Vol. II: Mélange Comes to MVT, Busboys Dinner with Linda Sarsour, Baan Siam Joins Restaurant Week & RAMMYS Voting Open!

August 2020 Triangle Times Vol. II: Mélange Comes to MVT, Busboys Dinner with Linda Sarsour, Baan Siam Joins Restaurant Week... Read more »

Today: Join Busboys and Poets for Virtual Dinner with Linda Sarsour

Looking for a fun and intellectually stimulating way to start your weekend? Join Busboys and Poets for a Zoom dinner... Read more »

2020 RAMMY Awards Voting Now Open!

You can now vote for your favorite restaurants in the 2020 RAMMYS public voting categories, including the three “Favorite Fast... Read more »

Join Femme Fatale & FRESHFARM at Saturday’s Markets

This Saturday from 2:30-5:30pm, Femme Fatale DC invites you to visit them on the corner of 4th & Mass NW... Read more »

Summer Restaurant Week 2020 is Here!

Summer Restaurant Week is here, starting Monday, August 17 and lasting two full weeks through Sunday, August 30. Presented by... Read more »

Say Bonjour to Mélange: MVT’s Latest New Restaurant!

Mount Vernon Triangle diners will soon have a new, mouth-watering option to sink their teeth into when Chef Elias Taddesse... Read more »

August 2020 Triangle Times: RASA In Eater DC, Alice Walker At Busboys, Restaurant Week Is Back, Offers From Dryy & HEMPHILL, FRESHFARM & Traffic News

August 2020 Triangle Times: RASA In Eater DC, Alice Walker At Busboys, Restaurant Week Is Back, Offers From Dryy &... Read more »

Restaurant Week Returns to MVT: August 17-30!

Mark your calendars and save the date: Summer Restaurant Week is back! Presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, Restaurant Week... Read more »

“Together” the Themes of MVT CID 2020 Annual Meeting & FY 2019 Annual Report

Despite the need to be apart due to COVID-19, that didn’t detract from the overall message regarding the importance of... Read more »

HEMPHILL Artworks Now Open by Appointment

The team at HEMPHILL Artworks asked that we share the message below with our readers: Dear Friends,  We are all... Read more »

RASA is Finally Here!

You’ve anxiously awaited the opening of RASA since it was announced nearly a year ago that the fast-casual Indian restaurant was expanding to... Read more »

Make it Two-for-One Market Saturday with FRESHFARM & Femme Fatale DC

This Saturday double-up your MVT market magic with the FRESHFARM MVT Market and an open-air market from Femme Fatale DC. First,... Read more »

July 2020 Triangle Times: RASA & HEMPHILL Open, “1619 Project” at Busboys, MVT CID Hosts Annual Meeting & Releases Report, Femme Fatale DC & FRESHARM!

July 2020 Triangle Times: RASA & HEMPHILL Open, "1619 Project" at Busboys, MVT CID Hosts Annual Meeting & Releases Report,... Read more »

2020 Annual Meeting Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020 CONTACT: Kenyattah Robinson Mount Vernon Triangle CID (202) 216-0511 [email protected] Mount Vernon Triangle CID... Read more »

MVT Weekend Lineup: Dinner Party with Chef Tom Colicchio Tonight, FRESHFARM MVT Market Tomorrow & New COVID-19 Mask + Emergency Declaration Mandates

July 24th: MVT Weekend Lineup: Dinner Party with Chef Tom Colicchio Tonight, FRESHFARM MVT Market Tomorrow & New COVID-19 Mask... Read more »

MVT Weekend Lineup: RASA Makes Headlines, Femme Fatale DC’s Outdoor Market, FRESHFARM Market Lineup & Artwork for Inspiration from HEMPHILL

July 17th: MVT Weekend Lineup: RASA Makes Headlines, Femme Fatale DC's Outdoor Market, FRESHFARM Market Lineup & Artwork for Inspiration... Read more »

Photo of the Week: RASA

Spotted in Mount Vernon Triangle earlier this week: RASA co-owners Sahil Rahman and Rahul Vinod hard at work inside the... Read more »

Now Available at HEMPHILL Artworks: Buttercup on the Path by Anne Rowland

In recent weeks we’ve shared offers from HEMPHILL Artworks to begin or add to your art collection by purchasing prints... Read more »

Historical Society Talks DC Statehood Next Thursday, July 17

In response to the recent historic vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, longtime MVT partner, The Historical Society of... Read more »

Last Week’s Celeb Sighting & Full Vendor Lineup at Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market

You never know who you’ll meet at the FRESHFARM MVT Market—like last week when celebrity super chef Carla Hall stopped by for... Read more »

Baan Siam Scores Big WaPo Review & Rolls Out New Outdoor Seating

The reviews are in and no fake news here: Baan Siam is a hit! At least according to acclaimed Washington Post food... Read more »

MVT Weekend Lineup: Baan Siam’s WaPo Props & Su-weet New Patio, Celeb Sighting at FRESHFARM Market & Upcoming Historical Society Talk on Statehood

July 10th: MVT Weekend Lineup: Baan Siam's WaPo Props & Su-weet New Patio, Celeb Sighting at FRESHFARM Market & Upcoming... Read more »

Happy Fourth of July from MVT CID!

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District would like to wish you a safe, happy and healthy Fourth of July... Read more »

Now Available for Purchase from HEMPHILL Artworks: Handful #2 by Steven Cushner

Last week we shared an offer from HEMPHILL Artworks to begin or add to your art collection by purchasing the... Read more »

Meet Two New Vendors at Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Located at 5th & Eye Streets NW and open 9am-1pm, the FRESHFARM MVT Market is the perfect place to shop... Read more »

Inspiring MVT Murals Transform Plywood from Despair to Hope

With several Mount Vernon Triangle businesses sustaining significant damage in late May and early June, many of our property and... Read more »

MVT CID Leadership Talks Social Justice with International Downtown Association

Last Monday, June 22, MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson joined colleagues from New York City's Harlem neighborhood as... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market this Saturday & Important Food Access Opportunity

We’re happy to report that the following line-up of vendors are scheduled to attend this weekend’s FRESHFARM MVT Market: Black... Read more »

June 2020 Triangle Times Vol. II: New Jersey Ave Traffic Alert, FRESHFARM & Important Food Access Opportunity, HEMPHILL Artworks, IDA & 455 Mass Ave!

June 2020 Triangle Times Vol. II: New Jersey Ave Traffic Alert, FRESHFARM & Important Food Access Opportunity, HEMPHILL Artworks, IDA... Read more »

A Special & Timely Offer from HEMPHILL Artworks

Below please find this unique opportunity from HEMPHILL Artworks to begin or add to your art collection at cost that’s... Read more »

455 Massachusetts Avenue Achieves Fitwel Certification

We are fortunate to have in our community stakeholders whose practices align with the core values that we believe to... Read more »

Happening Next Tuesday: Significant Traffic Pattern Change on New Jersey Avenue

Heads up! As part of its long-term Safety Improvements on New Jersey Avenue NW project, the District Department of Transportation... Read more »

MVT Celebrates and Reflects this Juneteenth

Given the importance of Juneteenth in American history, and in light of the many recent and long-overdue conversations on race... Read more »

MVT CID Assists with PPE Packaging for Neighborhood Businesses

When our city and Business Improvement District partners said they needed our help, we responded: “where and when do we... Read more »

June 2020 Triangle Times: Phase Two Starts Monday, Father’s Day in MVT, Juneteenth, Hero Spotlight, PPE Distro, Farmers Market & DSLBD Testimony

June 2020 Triangle Times: Phase Two Starts Monday, Father's Day in MVT, Juneteenth, Hero Spotlight, PPE Distro, Farmers Market &... Read more »

Additional Neighborhood Hero Spotlight: Sidney Curry at The K at City Vista

Earlier this month, we shared the story about the brave act of heroism by Will Tolson, a building concierge at... Read more »

ReOpen DC Phase Two Begins Monday, June 22

Mayor Bowser today announced that the District will enter Phase Two of the reopening process at 12:01 am on Monday,... Read more »

Celebrate Father’s Day in Mount Vernon Triangle

Father's Day is quickly approaching and there's no better place to celebrate than in Mount Vernon Triangle! Many of our... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market is Open Tomorrow, Peaceful Protests Continue this Weekend & Neighborhood Hero Spotlight

Tomorrow's FRESHFARM MVT Market is Open With neither street closures nor organized demonstrations planned for our immediate area, it has... Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Is Open Tomorrow, Peaceful Protests Continue This Weekend & Spotlight

June 5th: FRESHFARM MVT Market Is Open Tomorrow, Peaceful Protests Continue This Weekend & Spotlight. See Weekend Update

June 3: MVT Community Update, 11 PM Curfew & Silver Linings

As a follow-up to our June 1 community message, we wanted to share what we know regarding the public safety situation... Read more »

MVT Safety Update: June 1, 2020

Dear Friend of Mount Vernon Triangle – This is a difficult and painful time for our community, city and country. We... Read more »

May 2020 Triangle Times Vol II: FRESHFARM MVT Market Opens Saturday, AAMC Talks COVID-19, Meal & Book Deliveries on NBC4, Business Openings & More!

May 2020 Triangle Times Vol II: FRESHFARM MVT Market Opens Saturday, AAMC Talks COVID-19, Meal & Book Deliveries on NBC4,... Read more »

MVT Resident’s Photography Series Captures Life in DC During COVID-19

With COVID-19 eliminating a vast majority of foot traffic and street activity across the city, MVT resident and local photographer Sue Miller set... Read more »

AAMC Leader Talks Vaccines & Reopening Strategy with Federal City Council

As District leaders work together to tackle COVID-19 and develop a city reopening plan as quickly, safely and responsibly as... Read more »

May 2020 Triangle Times Vol. III: ReOpen DC Recommendations Announced, Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market Line-Up & Special Memorial Day Message

May 2020 Triangle Times Vol. III: ReOpen DC Recommendations Announced, Saturday's FRESHFARM MVT Market Line-Up & Special Memorial Day Message!... Read more »

May 2020 Triangle Times: MVT Goes Blue, Mother’s Day, Book & Meal Deliveries, New Pantry Offering, Paint the Storefronts, FRESHFARM, RAMMYS & More!

May 2020 Triangle Times: MVT Goes Blue, Mother's Day, Book & Meal Deliveries, New Pantry Offering, Paint the Storefronts, FRESHFARM,... Read more »

MVT Goes Blue to Honor Our Front Line Workers

Our healthcare and front line workers deserve to be celebrated every day—and that appreciation is especially more important now than... Read more »

MVT CID Partners with Everybody Wins to Deliver Books to MVT-Area Kids

With schools and libraries closed due to COVID-19, access to books that help keep children active and engaged has never... Read more »

Reminder & More Updates Regarding Next Weekend’s FRESHFARM MVT Market Opening

As announced last week, our long-time partner FRESHFARM has worked extremely hard in recent weeks to ensure the operational safety... Read more »

2020 Census Rewards Both DC & 10 Lucky Respondents!

Great job Mount Vernon Triangle: you answered our call to support your city and get counted by taking the 2020... Read more »

Shouk, RASA & Call Your Mother All Nominated for a 2020 RAMMY Award!

Congratulations to the following three restaurants for their RAMMY Award nomination in the “Favorite Fast Bites of the Year” category:... Read more »

Vote Lina for a 2020 Sammie Award!

Among the many things that make Mount Vernon Triangle special are the approximately 7,500 residents who choose to call our... Read more »

DDOT Releases Notice of Intent for K Street Protected Bike Lanes 

In support of creating more transit options for bicyclists in DC, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) recently issued a Notice of... Read more »

Busboys and Poets & MVT CID Partner to “Paint the Storefronts”

In the midst of these uncertain days, Mount Vernon Triangle is looking extra bright thanks to Busboys and Poets owner... Read more »

Pantry Items Now Available at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen now offers pantry items for purchase on its dinner menu and for online order. items available at... Read more »

MVT Offers More Ways to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day Weekend!

Mother’s Day is this weekend and many MVT-area restaurants and retailers are offering special menus and promotions for the entire... Read more »

Important FRESHFARM MVT Market Update

Dear Friend of Mount Vernon Triangle – Under different circumstances, tomorrow would have marked the opening of our FRESHFARM Mount... Read more »

Instagram Giveaway: Take the 2020 Census to Support Local, Support Our City & Get Counted!

National Census Day was April 1 but there’s still time to be counted in the 2020 Census. It takes just... Read more »

April 2020 Triangle Times II: New Food Options, LINGLING LU, Officer Green, Acts of Kindness, COVID-19 Photos, Student Loan Tips, Fitness & More!

April 2020 Triangle Times II: New Food Options, LINGLING LU, Officer Green, Acts of Kindness, COVID-19 Photos, Student Loan Tips,... Read more »

Stay Physically & Mentally Fit with Virtual Classes from MVT Health & Wellness Providers

Staying inside doesn’t have to mean staying inactive thanks to these online health, fitness and wellness courses offered being offered... Read more »

Dryy & Prather’s on the Alley the Latest Examples of “MVT Acts of Kindness”

As we all work together to counteract the impacts of COVID-19, countless “acts of kindness” continue to happen in our... Read more »

Experience the Making of LINLING LU, HEMPHILL’S First Exhibition at its MVT Location

Hemphill Artworks (“HEMPHILL”) invites you to enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at the making of its latest exhibition, LINLING LU. Hailed as “Lu’s... Read more »

MVT Partner Profile: Officer Toby Green of MPD’s First District

As MVT CID continues its work of keeping the neighborhood clean and filling vital public realm infrastructure and social service... Read more »

MVT Clean Team Continues – and Expands – Essential Services During COVID-19 Emergency

Last month, during the early stages of DC’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, we shared some of measures... Read more »

Letter from Kenyattah Robinson, President & CEO of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District

Dear Friends of Mount Vernon Triangle – Much has changed since we shared news about our robust retail environment and celebrated Women’s History... Read more »

Recognizing MVT Acts of Kindness

As we all work to counteract the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless acts of kindness are taking place across... Read more »

MVT Virtual Programming for your Social Distancing Enjoyment!

Below is a list of virtual programming offered within our community for you to enjoy while practicing social distancing in... Read more »

April 2020 Triangle Times: Special Community Message, Civic Engagement News, Clean Team’s Essential Work Continues, Acts of Kindness, Virtual Programming & What’s Open in MVT

April 2020 Triangle Times: Special Community Message, Civic Engagement News, Clean Team's Essential Work Continues, Acts of Kindness, Virtual Programming... Read more »

You Are Making A Difference! Please Continue Supporting Our MVT-Area Businesses During COVID-19

"I've definitely noticed a difference. People are chiller. There's been a lot more kindness and patience from customers. We've had... Read more »

COVID-19 Update to MVT-Area Businesses

As an update to the COVID-19 message to MVT-area businesses released yesterday, March 20, last night Mayor Bowser shared preliminary... Read more »

Here’s How You Can Support Our MVT-Area Businesses During COVID-19

As mentioned in yesterday’s message to our community, our Mount Vernon Triangle businesses will need your continued support to weather the... Read more »

A Message to Our Community About COVID-19

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) extends its best wishes to our residents, business owners, employees and... Read more »

MVT Message on the Coronavirus

By now, it's very likely that many of you have received multiple updates from multiple sources regarding the coronavirus, or... Read more »

March 2020 Triangle Times: Women’s History Month in MVT, Retail News, Charles Allen Coffee Hours Tomorrow, Project Empowerment & Coronavirus Update

March 2020 Triangle Times: Women's History Month in MVT, Retail News, Charles Allen Coffee Hours Tomorrow, Project Empowerment & Coronavirus... Read more »

MVT Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. MVT CID... Read more »

MVT Retail Round-Up: Businesses Arriving, Staying & Expanding in the Triangle

Spring has (almost) sprung and so has Mount Vernon Triangle’s evolving, burgeoning and lively retail scene featuring offerings that are... Read more »

MVT CID Partnership with Project Empowerment Keeps Neighborhood Clean & Safe While Enhancing Lives

MVT CID’s fundamental clean and safe work will always remain core to our mission. But as important are our efforts... Read more »

Eater DC: “The Owner of the Brig Beer Garden Is Putting a Pizza Bar in Mt. Vernon Triangle”

Eater DC Article: "The Owner of the Brig Beer Garden Is Putting a Pizza Bar in Mt. Vernon Triangle," February... Read more »

Join Councilmember Allen for Coffee & Conversation: Friday, March 6

On Friday, March 6 from 8-10AM, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff return to A Baked Joint for Community Office Hours.... Read more »

February 2020 Triangle Times: Parks & Arts Event Recaps, Valentine’s Day Promos, Netwalk this Saturday, New Retail Offers & Black History Month in MVT

February 2020 Triangle Times: Parks & Arts Event Recaps, Valentine's Day Promos, Netwalk this Saturday, New Retail Offers & Black... Read more »

“Netwalk” in MVT this Saturday, February 8

Join us this Saturday, February 8 from 2-4:15 pm for a Cultivate Work & Personal Relationships Netwalk presented by Netwalking,... Read more »

Perspectives MVT Panel Addresses the Question: “Whose Art is It Anyway?”

More than 85 MVT residents, visitors and local artists convened at A Baked Joint on Tuesday, February 4 for the... Read more »

Celebrate Life AND Love in MVT this Valentine’s Day!

This February 14, #LifeInMVT becomes #LoveInMVT thanks to the tasting menus, special events, promotions and more being offered at many... Read more »

New Offerings from Present Company Public House

Present Company, an MVT-area retailer, is currently offering specials that you won’t want to miss… especially when paired with MVT... Read more »

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Launches Three New Promotions

On Tuesday, February 18, Nicoletta Italian Kitchen will launch three new promotions in addition to ongoing promotion NIK Mondays. What's... Read more »

Cobb Park Reactivation Details Shared at Recent Community Meeting

On Thursday, January 30, approximately 100 residents, stakeholders and friends of Mount Vernon Triangle filled the basement of Mount Carmel... Read more »

MVT Celebrates Black History Month

As bedrocks of our community, Mount Vernon Triangle's three historically significant churches have provided 408 combined years of spiritual and... Read more »

You’re Invited! Community Meeting Regarding the Phase One Reactivation of Cobb Park

On Thursday, January 30, MVT CID's partners at the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and Department of General... Read more »

Join Us in Answering the Question: Whose Art is It Anyway? A Perspectives Event on Tuesday, February 4

As part of our Perspectives series of public programming inspired by the installation of One by Hiroshi Jacobs, the MVT CID invites you to... Read more »

VIDA Fitness is Now Part of MVT Rewards!

Your reward for being part of #LifeInMVT keeps getting better, with yet another new retailer – VIDA Fitness City Vista – now part of... Read more »

MVT GroundWorks: Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive Recap

MVT CID once again partnered with area residential and commercial properties to help keep neighbors warm during these chilly winter months through... Read more »

January 2020 Triangle Times: Cobb Park Community Meeting Next Thursday, Perspectives Art Event, MVT Rewards Update & MVT GroundWorks Clothing Drive!

January 2020 Triangle Times: Cobb Park Community Meeting Next Thursday, Perspectives Art Event, MVT Rewards Update & MVT GroundWorks Clothing... Read more »

UrbanTurf: “The Waffle Shop and Other Nostalgic Properties Will Redefine DC Corner”

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December 2019 Triangle Times: Perception Survey Live, New FRESHFARM Records, Club Pilates Interview, Femme Fatale, Winter Clothing Drive & Brickies!

December 2019 Triangle Times: Perception Survey Live, New FRESHFARM Records, Club Pilates Interview, Femme Fatale, Winter Clothing Drive & Brickies!... Read more »

2019 Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live!

Help us understand how the MVT CID can better serve your needs and interests, and take a few minutes to share... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Will Beale, Owner of Club Pilates

It’s our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Which is... Read more »

2019 FRESHFARM MVT Market Shatters Records for Customers, Sales, Vendors, Duration & Events

November 23 marked the end of another record-breaking season for the FRESHFARM MVT Market, which finalized a third productive year... Read more »

You’re Invited! MVT CID 2019 Holiday Celebration: Saturday, December 14

The MVT CID is pleased to invite you to our annual Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 14 from 3-5pm. Free... Read more »

Support Our Neighbors through the Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive

MVT CID has once again partnered with area residential and commercial properties to help keep neighbors warm during these chilly... Read more »

Celebrate Femme Fatale’s Arrival on December 5 from 7-10PM

As reported in November’s Triangle Times, Femme Fatale DC has launched a comeback of its vibrant pop-up retail experience in... Read more »

Join Councilmember Allen & Your Ward 6 Neighbors at the Brickie Awards!

On Thursday, December 5, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen is hosting the 13th Annual Brickie Awards! Councilmember Allen is the District Council representative for... Read more »

Small Business Saturday in MVT!

Shopping small can make a BIG impact. Celebrate Small Business Saturday this Saturday, November 30 in MVT and throughout The District! This 10th annual holiday shopping... Read more »

Councilmember Allen Hosts Another Community Office Hours Event in MVT

On Friday, November 15, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff returned to A Baked Joint for... Read more »

Femme Fatale is Popping Up in Mount Vernon Triangle

Femme Fatale DC launches the comeback of its vibrant pop-up retail experience, this time Mount Vernon Triangle! Set to open... Read more »

MVT CID Releases New Neighborhood Fact Sheet at WDCEP Annual Meeting

Earlier today the MVT CID team joined hundreds of area economic development leaders at the Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting +... Read more »

Carpe Librum Book Festival Recap & Ongoing MVT GroundWorks Book Drive

On Saturday, November 2, the MVT CID partnered to host a book festival in Milian Park. Guests were able to... Read more »

Hiroshi Jacobs Talks Inspiration & Process for One at Kids-Themed Art Event

The chill in the air this past Saturday made it a perfect day to enjoy a cup of hot apple... Read more »

MVT Fall Fest Event Recap & Final Two Weeks of 2019 FRESHFARM MVT Market

Big monsters, little monsters and pet monsters alike all gathered last month in Milian Park for MVT Fall Fest 2019!... Read more »

CID Leadership Talks Importance of “Grandfamilies” During High-Profile Event & Report Release at Plaza West

Across the United States, more than 2.65 million children live in “grandfamilies”—families in which grandparents, or other adult family members... Read more »

Calling All Volunteers! Everybody Wins DC Launches Reading Program at Walker-Jones Education Campus

In mid-October, the MVT CID joined Everybody Wins DC for a kickoff event at nearby Walker-Jones Education Campus. Led by... Read more »

Nov 2019 Triangle Times: WDCEP, Femme Fatale, Event Recaps, Carpe Librum, Everybody Wins

Nov 2019 Triangle Times: WDCEP, Femme Fatale, Event Recaps, Carpe Librum, Everybody Wins! See Triangle Times Newsletter

Carpe Librum Book Festival Comes to Milian Park on Saturday, November 2

Join Carpe Librum and the MVT CID in Milian Park for a nonprofit book sale! The book festival will take place from... Read more »

Just One More Week Until Fall Fest on Saturday, October 26

Next Saturday, October 26 from 10am-1pm, the MVT CID will transform Milian Park into a place of fun, games and costumed-filled imagination for adults, kids... Read more »

Tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market Line-Up & Free VIDA Zumba Class in Milian Park

Join us this Saturday at the FRESHFARM MVT Market! Located at 5th & Eye Streets NW, the market is open 9am-1pm... Read more »

Community Update Regarding Public Safety

Dear Mount Vernon Triangle Area Resident: A number of you have written to our office recently to express concerns about... Read more »

CID Leadership Talks MVT at ULI

Last Friday, more than 6,500 professionals from every sector of the real estate industry convened in Washington, DC for the... Read more »

MVT CID Administrative Update

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming of fun and lively community news to share this brief MVT CID administrative update... Read more »

September 2019 Triangle Times Volume II: PARKing Day Recap, Petting Zoo, Perspectives, ULI, BID News

September 2019 Triangle Times Volume II: PARKing Day Recap, Petting Zoo, Perspectives, ULI, BID News! See Triangle Times Newsletter

“Taste of MVT” & PARK(ing) Day Recap

Thanks to all of our neighbors and stakeholders that joined us for ''Taste of MVT'' at PARK(ing) Day last week! PARK(ing) Day... Read more »

Another Successful MVT National Night Out in the Books!

The skies held out just long enough to make it a perfect summer night in downtown DC as the MVT CID, community partners, residential... Read more »

Petting Zoo Returns to MVT: Saturday, September 28

Join the MVT CID  Saturday, September 28 from 10 AM – Noon for the always popular petting zoo alongside the... Read more »

MVT Rewards Update: Varnish Lane, Present Company & WeWork Now Part of Neighborhood Perks Program

Your reward for being part of #LifeInMVT keeps getting better, with three new retailers now part of the MVT Rewards program line-up:   Varnish Lane,... Read more »

Celebrate a “Taste of MVT” at PARK(ing) Day this Friday!

Join the MVT CID and some of your favorite neighborhood restaurant retailers for a “Taste of MVT” as part DC’s... Read more »

Celebrated ‘Fine Fast Causal’ Indian Restaurant Rasa Announced Two New Locations – Mount Vernon Triangle (DC) with EDENS & Crystal City (VA) with JBG Smith Including the Dynamic Duo’s 1st Eatery to Open in Northern Virginia & New Partnership with Washington Redskins Tight End Vernon Davis 

(WASHINGTON D.C.) – Celebrated ‘Fine Fast Casual’ Indian restaurant RASA (1247 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20003; (202) 313-7272; www.RasaGrill.com;... Read more »

September 2019 Triangle Times: PARKing Day, Petting Zoo, RASA, NNO Recap

September 2019 Triangle Times: PARKing Day, Petting Zoo, RASA, NNO Recap! See Triangle Times Newsletter

In Their Own Words: Interview with Dean Mosones & Mark Minicucci, Co-Owners of Prather’s on the Alley

It’s our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Which is... Read more »

Mid-Point FRESHFARM Market Update: New Records Set for Sales & Customer Counts + Live Music & Sparkling Wine Tasting Tomorrow

As Mount Vernon Triangle has grown, so has our beloved FRESHFARM MVT Market, which has only gotten better since its... Read more »

Inaugural MVT GroundWorks Project at Plaza West Connects Neighbors, Beautifies Community

Approximately 35 residents, families and friends gathered on a sunny and beautiful morning last Saturday, July 27 for the inaugural... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Nick Longobardi, General Manager of Nicoletta Italian Kitchen and Brew’d

It's our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Over the... Read more »

August 2019 Triangle Times: GroundWorks Recap, NNO, Tunes, FRESHFARM, Nicoletta Interview

August 2019 Triangle Times: GroundWorks Recap, NNO, Tunes, FRESHFARM, Nicoletta Interview! See Triangle Times Newsletter

Enjoy a Cooking Demo & Beer Tasting at Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market

Join us this Saturday at the FRESHFARM MVT Market and enjoy a cooking demonstration led by Foodprints using ingredients and... Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Summer Concert Series Continues this August!

We’re halfway through our Tunes in the Triangle summer concert series with plenty left in store for the remainder of... Read more »

Join Us for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6 in Milian Park

Please join the MVT CID on Tuesday, August 6 from 6-8pm at Milian Park as we celebrate National Night Out! Free... Read more »

Water Misting Station, Free Tastings, Live Music & Bagels from A Best New Restaurant in America at this Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market!

July 19th: Water Misting Station, Free Tastings, Live Music & Bagels from A Best New Restaurant in America at this... Read more »

July 2019 Triangle Times: GroundWorks Project Announced, Alley Concept Picked, Lawn Opens, Baked+Betty Owner Speaks, National Night Out Returns, More!

July 2019 Triangle Times: GroundWorks Project Announced, Alley Concept Picked, Lawn Opens, Baked+Betty Owner Speaks, National Night Out Returns, More!... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Tessa Velazquez, Co-Owner of A Baked Joint and la Betty

It's our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Over the... Read more »

National Building Museum and Rockwell Group Present 2019 Summer Block Party Installation Exhibit, “Lawn”

Our friends at nearby National Building Museum have done it again, this year partnering with the LAB at Rockwell Group... Read more »

The Votes are In: Prather’s Alley Design Concept Chosen!

Last month, as part of an ongoing effort to rethink possibilities for our neighborhood’s alleys (see Related Links below), we... Read more »

Registration Open for Our First MVT GroundWorks Volunteer Event at Plaza West on Saturday, July 27

As announced previously in Triangle Times, the MVT CID has launched a new volunteer program called MVT GroundWorks—a great way... Read more »

National Night Out 2019 Returns to MVT on August 6

Please join the MVT CID in Milian Park on Tuesday, August 6 from 6-8pm as we celebrate National Night Out 2019.... Read more »

Temporary Road Closures Coming to New York Avenue NW between First Street NW and Fourth Street NW Starting Saturday, July 13

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close single lanes of traffic on New York Avenue NW between First... Read more »

June 2019 Triangle Times: Annual Meeting Recap, MVT GroundWorks Launched, Soccer Watch Party, Silo Owner Speaks, MVT Goes Red White & Brew, and More!

June 2019 Triangle Times: Annual Meeting Recap, MVT GroundWorks Launched, Soccer Watch Party, Silo Owner Speaks, MVT Goes Red White... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Eric Heidenberger, Owner of Silo Restaurant in MVT

It’s our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Over the... Read more »

MVT Goes Red, White & Brew at FRESHFARM MVT Market: Saturday, June 29

Save the date of Saturday, June 29 from 9am-1pm when the MVT CID invites you to celebrate our nation's birthday... Read more »

Calling All Volunteers! MVT CID Launches a New Community Service Volunteer Program, MVT GroundWorks

As the Mount Vernon Triangle CID continues to build foundations for our neighborhood's future, we have launched a new volunteer... Read more »

Weekend Line-Up: Thai Chi, FRESHFARM, Carnegie, Pride/Ramadan

June 6th: Weekend Line-Up: Thai Chi, FRESHFARM, Carnegie, Pride/Ramadan. See Weekend Update

Weekend Line-Up: Tunes, FRESHFARM, Movie At DC Bar, Carnegie

May 30th: Weekend Line-Up: Tunes, FRESHFARM, Movie At DC Bar, Carnegie. See Weekend Update

“Discover Chinatown Parks” Once Again Transforms Chinatown and Milian Parks into Summer Destinations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 CONTACT: Heather Rosson (203) 667-5892 [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – "Discover Chinatown Parks" is back... Read more »

Weekend Line-Up: Memorial Day, FRESHFARM, Road Closures, Carnegie, Next Week

May 23rd: Weekend Line-Up: Memorial Day, FRESHFARM, Road Closures, Carnegie, Next Week. See Weekend Update

Heads Up: Long-Term Roadwork on New York Avenue & New Jersey Avenue Begins on or about May 27

On or about Monday, May 27, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin a long-term safety improvement project on New Jersey... Read more »

Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square Hosts “StoryMakers Festival” on Saturday, May 18

Last weekend, hundreds attended the highly anticipated re-opening of Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square featuring the new DC History Center and... Read more »

Free Cooking Demonstration at Saturday’s FRESHFARM MVT Market (May 17)

It's the third weekend of the 2019 FRESHFARM MVT Market season and we’re thrilled with the outstanding turnout that we’ve... Read more »

Join Us for Bike to Work Day: Tomorrow Morning, May 17

Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) invite you to celebrate Bike to Work Day 2019—an annual celebration... Read more »

Weekend Line-Up: Bike To Work Day, FRESHFARM, Road Closures

May 16th: Weekend Line-Up: Bike To Work Day, FRESHFARM, Road Closures. See Weekend Update 

Spring Fest Recap & Tomorrow’s Market Line-Up

The results – and photos – are in and last Saturday’s Spring Fest kick off to the 2019 FRESHFARM MVT... Read more »

MVT CID Holds 2019 Annual Meeting & Releases FY 2018 Annual Report

Meeting, Report Celebrate another Strong Year of Community Building & Inclusive Growth in Mount Vernon Triangle Media Contact: Kenyattah Robinson... Read more »

Spring Fest Marks Launch of 2019 FRESHFARM MVT Market Season: Saturday, 5/4!

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID invites you celebrate the official kick off of the 2019 FRESHFARM MVT Market season with Spring Fest... Read more »

In Their Own Words: Interview with Andy Shallal, Founder & Owner, Busboys and Poets

It’s our mission to make Mount Vernon Triangle a welcoming, inclusive place for all members of our community. Over the... Read more »

TONIGHT, 5/1: Future Resident Workshop for Liberty Place Apartments

Are you or anyone you know looking to move into the vibrant and transit-accessible Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood? While not... Read more »

Introducing MVT Rewards: A Neighborhood Retail Perks Program Offering Everyday Discounts For You to Enjoy #LifeInMVT!

Being part of the MVT community has its perks! Join MVT Rewards to receive discounts for some of your favorite... Read more »

May 2019 Triangle Times: Introducing MVT Rewards, Spring Fest & FRESHFARM MVT Market This Weekend, Retail Announcements, Liberty Place & Andy Shallal!

May 2019 Triangle Times: Introducing MVT Rewards, Spring Fest & FRESHFARM MVT Market This Weekend, Retail Announcements, Liberty Place &... Read more »

Tasty Retail Announcements from A Baked Joint, Chez Lily, Nicoletta Italian Kitchen & Texas de Brazil

From a new breakfast catering program by A Baked Joint and deeply discounted coffee and specialty flatbreads to celebrate the... Read more »

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Opens Friday, April 19 in MVT

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen is opening in Mount Vernon Triangle on April 19! Read the latest from the Washington Business Journal... Read more »

April 2019 Triangle Times: Nicoletta & Modern Nail Bar Openings, Park Poll, Cherry Blossom Murals, Charles Allen Office Hours, Cap Vista & Vote Shouk!

April 2019 Triangle Times: Nicoletta & Modern Nail Bar Openings, Park Poll, Cherry Blossom Murals, Charles Allen Office Hours, Cap... Read more »

MVT Parks & Open Space Pulse Survey: The Results Are In!

Last month, the MVT CID provided an update on parks and open space activation efforts in our community. As the... Read more »

Modern Nail Bar – Now Open in The Triangle!

Modern Nail Bar is now open at 901 4th Street NW in the retail level of the DC Bar Building!... Read more »

RAMMY Nods are Out. Vote early. Vote Shouk!

We are excited to announce that MVT fave, Shouk, which serves fast casual Israeli street food that is entirely plant... Read more »

Michael White, Osteria Morini Chef, is Opening an Italian Restaurant in MVT

It's been more than five years since The Altamarea Group owners debuted their first Washington eatery, Osteria Morini, in Capitol... Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Community Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen

Join Councilmember Charles Allen for his regularly scheduled community office hours at A Baked Joint on Friday, April 5 from 8-9:30 am.... Read more »

New Murals Help MVT Go “In Bloom” for Cherry Blossom Festival!

Spring has sprung and the MVT CID is fully embracing it with two new murals at 444 K Street NW... Read more »

Capitol Vista Affirms “Good Neighbor” Commitment with Public Benefit to MVT CID

As affirmation of his team’s commitment to building stronger communities by investing in organizations that revitalize and provide critical services... Read more »

March 2019 Triangle Times – Volume I – New Template Release

March 2019 Triangle Times - Volume I - New Template Release! See Triangle Times Newsletter

MVT Neighbors Collaborate at the Prather’s Alley Community Meeting

Thank you to the many members of our MVT community who braved the bitter cold weather to share your valuable... Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Julio Postigo of Sol Mexican Grill

In early January we celebrated new beginnings in MVT as we welcomed Sol Mexican Grill to 655 K Street NW! With two... Read more »

MVT Talks Workforce Development with Central Union Mission & DC Council

Workforce development was an important discussion topic in mid-February when MVT CID staff engaged with two key partners to highlight... Read more »

MVT CID Update on Parks & Open Space

Dear Friend of Mount Vernon Triangle: It's been a little over one year since dozens of you shared ideas on... Read more »

Say Hello to la Betty!

The owners and family of DC fixtures baked & wired and abakedjoint are opening a new concept, la Betty, in... Read more »

MVT CID Celebrates Black History Month 2019

The MVT CID is celebrating Black History Month with our three historically significant churches. All are invited to join the... Read more »

MVT Bids Farewell to Nara Park & the Mobile Art Gallery in Milian Park

Check out this infographic for an exhibit recap by the numbers and to get the inside scoop on the MVT... Read more »

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live

Help us understand how the MVT CID can better serve your needs and interests, and take a few minutes to share… Read more »

MVT Supports Clean-Up During Shutdown & Recent Snow Emergency

In support of our National Park Service (NPS) partners affected by the government shutdown, the MVT CID earlier this month... Read more »

MVT Helps Homeless Warm Up & Be Counted This Winter

The MVT CID is always in search of ways to responsibly contribute to unmet societal needs through partnership with stakeholders… Read more »

You’re Invited: Prather’s Alley Community Meeting – Wednesday, 1/30

MVT has teamed up with design and urban development firms EL Studio and urbanSEED to rethink possibilities with our alleyways.… Read more »

January 2019 Triangle Times: Prather’s Alley, Perception Survey, Helping Homeless, Etc.

January 2019 Triangle Times: Prather’s Alley, Perception Survey, Helping Homeless, Etc. See Triangle Times Newsletter

Mobile Art Gallery Winds Down with pOPERA This Saturday, Retailer Specials through 2/1

More than 1,000 people have stopped by Milian Park since the November 16 Community Kickoff to visit CulturalDC’s Mobile Art… Read more »

Metro Wants Your Feedback!

Metro invites you to comment on its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget, which is committed to delivering better service and… Read more »

Join Councilmember Allen for Coffee & Conversation: Friday, February 1

On Friday, February 1 from 8-9:30 AM, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff return to A Baked Joint for Community Office… Read more »

2018 Holiday Celebration Recap

Dozens of big elves, little elves and four-legged helpers stopped by a clear, dry and windy Milian Park yesterday for… Read more »

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… Read more »

December 2018 Triangle Times: MVT Holiday Celebration, BRICKIES Win, Bears In MVT

December 2018 Triangle Times: MVT Holiday Celebration, BRICKIES Win, Bears In MVT! See Triangle Times Newsletter

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

MVT Receives 2018 Community Organization “BRICKIE” Award

In recognition of its ongoing commitment to keeping Mount Vernon Triangle clean and safe as well as recent cultural and... Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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!… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

November 2018 Triangle Times: Mobile Art Gallery Opens, MVT Alley Survey, FRESHFARM Stats, Ward 6 Brickies, Restaurant News & Fall Fun Day Recap!

November 2018 Triangle Times: Mobile Art Gallery Opens, MVT Alley Survey, FRESHFARM Stats, Ward 6 Brickies, Restaurant News & Fall... Read more »

October 2018 Triangle Times Vol II: Fall Fun Day, FRESHFARM Close, Real Estate Pros Talk MVT Momentum, Clean Team Props & Pepco Substation Update

October 2018 Triangle Times Vol II: Fall Fun Day, FRESHFARM Close, Real Estate Pros Talk MVT Momentum, Clean Team Props... Read more »

Community Update Regarding Proposed Pepco Substation

In recent weeks, a number of stakeholders have inquired about the Pepco substation proposed for location at 1st & K… Read more »

Join Us for Last Day of Market & Fall Fun Day this Saturday, 10/27

Join the MVT CID under our tents at Fall Fun Day this Saturday, October 27 from 10am-2pm at the FRESHFARM MVT Market.… Read more »

Top Real Estate Experts Highlight MVT’s Momentum at Yesterday’s Broker Event

Following decades of thoughtful planning and careful coordination by the public and private sectors, Mount Vernon Triangle has become one… Read more »

Cleaner Streets Equal Safer Streets Thanks to MVT Clean Team

Clean streets are about more than neighborhood beautification: they are also one of the strongest investments we can make toward… Read more »

Tonight: Make it a Festival Evening with Bhakti Yoga!

Bhakti Yoga invites you to kickoff both your weekend and the fall season with them tonight starting with a free… Read more »

Clean Soul Kitchen Pop-Ups, Serves Up Maque Choux at FRESHFARM MVT Market

Get those taste buds ready! Nicole Aandahl of Clean Soul Kitchen (pictured, left) will appear at tomorrow’s FRESHFARM MVT Market… Read more »

October 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. I: More MVT Residential, Grab Coffee W/Charles & Cops, Fall Fun Day Nears, FRESHFARM Winds Down & Let’s Get Social!

October 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. I: More MVT Residential, Grab Coffee W/Charles & Cops, Fall Fun Day Nears, FRESHFARM Winds... Read more »

Fall Fun Day Closes Another Successful Market Season: Saturday, October 27

The MVT CID will once again host Fall Fun Day on Saturday, October 27 from 10:00 AM – Noon at… Read more »

MVT Residential Momentum Continues with Plaza West & Capitol Vista

September was a busy month in Mount Vernon Triangle as the community continued its progress toward becoming the vibrant and… Read more »

Bonjour, Chez Lily!

We’re thrilled to welcome coffee shop and quick-grab eatery Chez Lily as the newest delicious addition to MVT’s line-up of… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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

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