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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 on Saturday, September 28 from 10 AM – Noon for the always popular petting zoo alongside the FRESHFARM MVT... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

“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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Prather’s on the Alley opened in July 2018 and offers approachable cuisine in a casual dining environment. We recently asked… Read more »

Prather’s on the Alley: Now Open!

Following more than a year of anticipation, including this Washington Business Journal article in May 2017, Mount Vernon Triangle’s newest… Read more »

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

Competing deadlines. Conflicting demands. Noise pollution. Monkey mind. We’re all afflicted by them. Wouldn’t it be great if we could… Read more »

Petting Zoo Returns to MVT: Saturday, August 11

Join the MVT CID on Saturday, August 11 from 10 AM – Noon for the always popular petting zoo to… Read more »

Justin Trawick Closes Out “Tunes in the Triangle”

As if National Night Out wasn’t enough excitement for one night, Tuesday, August 7 also marks the end of the… Read more »

MVT Celebrates National Night Out: Tuesday, August 7

Please join the MVT CID next Tuesday, August 7 from 6-8pm at Milian Park as we celebrate National Night Out… Read more »

Jump Start your Saturday with Workouts from A Baked Joint & Orangetheory Fitness

Shake off the week and jump into your weekend with two challenging outdoor fitness classes offered by A Baked Joint… Read more »

MVT Planning & Economic Development Intern Reflects on Liberty Place Groundbreaking

A vivid memory from day one of my internship was when I read the MVT CID’s strategic goal objectives –… Read more »

Liberty Place to Bring 71 New Affordable Apartments to MVT

A little rain didn’t dampen the celebratory mood on Friday, June 15 when dozens gathered at Mount Carmel Baptist Church… Read more »

“Kids in the Triangle” Listserv a Valuable Resource for Parents & Caregivers

Attention all parents living in (and around) Mount Vernon Triangle! Did you know that there was a listserv for parents,… Read more »

Share Your Feedback on NoMa/MVT Bicycle Network Study

In an effort to identify opportunities for continuous and consistent east-west bicycling accommodations through the NoMa and Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

Upcoming Job Fair Connects District Residents with Employment Opportunities

On Wednesday, August 1, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will again host her annual Job and Opportunity Fair from 10am to… Read more »

Cherry Blossom Creative puts MVT on the Map!

Special thanks to the team at Cherry Blossom Creative for showcasing #LifeinMVT by putting our neighborhood on the map –… Read more »

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Helps Citizens Understand & Protect Their Legal Rights

Housed within the D.C. Bar’s newly built offices in Mount Vernon Triangle, the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center is an… Read more »

DDOT & MVT CID Partner to Enhance Alley Safety

As Mount Vernon Triangle has grown denser and more populated, so has the amount of foot, bicycle and motorized traffic… Read more »

“Discover Chinatown Parks” at Rescheduled Chinatown Community Festival: Saturday, July 7

On Saturday, July 7 from 11am-2pm, the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) invites you to explore… Read more »

Meet the DC China Center President: June 20-26

If you have a business or organization interested in expanding its reach into China, please take note of an important… Read more »

Spoil Me Rotten Dog Biscuit Co. Joins FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Attention dog lovers: we’ve noticed the many four-legged friends who accompany their owners to the FRESHFARM MVT Market, and have… Read more »

Celebrate Father’s Day with Eye Street Cellars & Texas de Brazil

Still looking for the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day for that special dad in your life? If so Eye… Read more »

MVT CID Holds Annual Meeting & Releases Annual Report

More than 100 residents, business and property owners, partners and other community leaders gathered at the new Trophy-class headquarters home… Read more »

“Discover Chinatown Parks” at Chinatown Community Festival: Saturday, June 2

On Saturday, June 2 from 11am-2pm, the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) invites you to explore… Read more »

April 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. II with News About: MVT Park Study & Farmers Market, Charles Allen, Bike to Work Day, Summer Concerts, A Baked Joint

April 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. II featuring news about MVT Park Study & Farmers Market, Charles Allen, Bike to Work… Read more »

A Baked Joint Launches “Joint Sessions” on Current Societal Issues

Whether it’s their Thursday movie nights or Friday Jazz Pizza nights, A Baked Joint is always busy “baking” up new… Read more »

Save the Date: “Tunes in the Triangle” Returns to Milian Park!

Free live music returns to the Triangle this summer as the MVT CID brings the “Tunes in the Triangle” evening… Read more »

“Bike to Work Day” Rolls though MVT: Friday, May 18

On Friday, May 18, Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate Bike to Work Day… Read more »

Community Office Hours with Councilmember Allen: Friday, 5/4

On Friday, May 4 from 8-9:30 AM, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff return to A… Read more »

“Spring Fest” Kicks Off 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market Season: Saturday, May 5

Mark your calendar for the season opening of the always popular FRESHARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmers Market on Saturday, May… Read more »

MVT Open Space Study Recommendations Released

To address consistent and overwhelming community feedback regarding the insufficient quality, availability, and supply of green, open, and public space… Read more »

April 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. I: Annual Survey Results, Vote Shouk!, 5th Street Ace Celebrates Earth Day, Building Museum Gets Snarky, MVT Profiled

April 2018 Triangle Times, Vol. I: Annual Survey Results, Vote Shouk!, 5th Street Ace Celebrates Earth Day, Building Museum Gets… Read more »

MVT Featured in UrbanTurf Profile

On April 13, UrbanTurf—a popular local blog covering DC’s real estate scene—featured a profile of Mount Vernon Triangle as told… Read more »

National Building Museum Gets Snarky this Summer

The National Building Museum has done it again, blending the disciplines of architecture, engineering and design to bring us “Fun… Read more »

Vote Early. Vote Often. Vote Shouk!

Just because it’s “plant-based” doesn’t mean that it’s “no taste.” Shouk taught us that. Already awarded the “Fast Casual Restaurant… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 with 5th Street Ace: Sunday, 4/22!

The flowers are blooming and that’s always a perfect time to reconnect with the planet as we celebrate Earth Day.… Read more »

Neighborhood Perception Survey Results are In!

The MVT CID thanks the 722 residents, office workers, retailers and patrons who participated in the Neighborhood Perception Survey covering… Read more »

February 2018 Triangle Times: Hello D.C. Bar, It’s Ladies Night, Baked Joint Expands, Open Space & Safety Updates, Alta Strada Props, New Hotel Arrivals & More!

February 2018 Triangle Times: Hello DC Bar, It’s Ladies Night, Baked Joint Expands, Open Space & Safety Updates, Alta Strada… Read more »

It’s Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace: Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11 from 6-8pm as the MVT CID teams with 5th Street Ace Hardware,… Read more »

MVT CID Safety Council Marks One-Year Anniversary with Positive Results

Consistent with our clean and safe mission, the MVT CID launched the Safety Council in January 2017 in response to… Read more »

AAMC & MVT CID Convene Homelessness Roundtable

All of our neighbors deserve a clean, safe place to call home. That’s why on Tuesday, January 23, the MVT… Read more »

MVT in the News

Whether it’s cranes in the sky or articles in the news, markers indicating the momentum building in Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

MVT Open Space Study Continues Positive Momentum

In last month’s Triangle Times, we announced the launch of a planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and… Read more »

Welcome D.C. Bar!

Evidence of MVT CID’s appeal for new office headquarters will be on display when D.C. Bar commences occupancy in its… Read more »

MVT CID to Host Public Meeting & Planning Workshop for Community Feedback on Parks & Open Space

WASHINGTON, DC (January 30, 2018) – In response to consistent community feedback regarding the lack of green, open and public-use… Read more »

January 2018 Triangle Times: Perception Survey Live, Park Study Launched, Ladies Night is Back, Clean Team Staff on the News, Gator Arrives & Santa Returns!

January 2018 Triangle Times: Perception Survey Live, Park Study Launched, Ladies Night is Back, Welcome Kelsi!, Clean Team Staff on… Read more »

MVT CID Launches Park & Open Space Study

In response to past neighborhood perception surveys and significant additional public input suggesting that the preservation and addition of green, open and… Read more »

It’s Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace on Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11—from 6-8pm after store closing—as the MVT CID teams up with… Read more »

MVT CID Clean Team Member Featured on ABC 7 News

In 2017, we profiled Clean Team member Steve Powell’s transition from homelessness to homeownership through the combination of his own hard… Read more »

MVT CID Promotes its Destination Appeal at WDCEP Annual Meeting

The MVT CID team joined hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups, real estate brokers, service providers and local “makers” at the Washington… Read more »

Santa Returns to Mount Vernon Triangle

On a snowy Saturday, December 9, Santa once again returned to MVT to take a few last minute gift requests… Read more »

New Gator Utility Vehicle Takes Chomp Out of Winter

District residents all know that the next “Snowmageddon” or “Snowpocalypse” can hit when least expected. But with the MVT CID’s… 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… Read more »

Discover why our residents recently raved to the Washington Post about #LifeinMVT

Discover why our residents recently raved to the Washington Post about #LifeinMVT

Destination MVT Holiday Edition: December Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle

Destination MVT December 2017 – Holiday Edition: Dine, Shop and Enjoy Specials and Events Around the Neighborhood http://bit.ly/2CZkila

‘Tis the Season to Give and Receive with Tropical Smoothie Café

The flavors of the season are a beautiful balance of savory and sweet. And thanks to our friends at Tropical… Read more »

Texas de Brazil Features Special Holiday Lunch Hours

Whether you’re in need of a location for your group holiday luncheon or are simply looking to change up your… Read more »

Winter has Arrived, and so Have the Sixth Engine Holiday Trees!

It’s that time of year again and our friends at Sixth Engine are here to help you get into the… Read more »

Santa RETURNS to MVT on Saturday, 12/9

Add a visit to the 5th & K plaza to your schedule on Saturday, December 9 from 2-4:30 PM as our popular Santa… Read more »

November 2017 Triangle Times: Fall Fun Day & Market Recap, Santa Returns, Mid-Block Crossing Dedicated, Sixth Engine Tree Lot, Retail Specials & More!

November 2017 Triangle Times: Fall Fun Day & Market Recap, Santa Returns, Mid-Block Crossing Dedicated, Sixth Engine Tree Lot, Retail… Read more »

National Building Museum hosts “The Big Build 2017”

On Saturday, October 14, kids of all ages descended upon the National Building Museum to discover what it’s like to… Read more »

Stay in Shape During the Holidays with OTF, [solidcore] & VIDA Fitness!

Give a kick-start to your New Year’s resolutions and stay in shape during the holidays with these promotional specials from… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Caps Off Successful 2017 FRESHFARM MVT Market Season

Families, kids and dogs filled Milian Park on Saturday, October 28 to enjoy pet costumes, free crafts, trick or treating,… Read more »

MVT CID Celebrates Mid-Block Crossing with CM Allen, DDOT & ANC 6E

On Friday, November 3, dozens of area residents, retailers and workers joined Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and staff, Acting… Read more »

Destination MVT: November Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle

Destination MVT November 2017: Dine, Shop and Enjoy Specials and Events Around the Neighborhood http://bit.ly/2z6N2dd

October 2017 Triangle Times: Fall Fun Day 10/28, Apple Update, Mid-Block Crossing, Art Activation, Retail Recognition, Charles Returns, More!

October 2017 Triangle Times: Fall Fun Day 10/28, Apple Update, Mid-Block Crossing, Art Activation, Retail Recognition, Charles Returns, More!  http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/october-2017-triangle-times-fall-fun-day-1028-apple-update-mid-block-crossing-art-activation-retail-recognition-charles-returns-more

Fall Fun Day is Back: Saturday, Oct. 28!

The MVT CID will once again host Fall Fun Day on Saturday, October 28 from 10:00 AM – Noon at… Read more »

Apple Receives Federal Approvals for Carnegie Library

Recent approval by the National Capital Planning Commission, as reported in the Washington Business Journal in early October, along with… Read more »

Partnership Leads to 4-1/2 & K Streets Mid-Block Crossing

As Mount Vernon Triangle’s reputation as a “destination of choice” known for being a great place to live, work, do… Read more »

Ottoman Taverna Named to Michelin Guide’s 2018 Bib Gourmand List

​Congratulations to Ottoman Taverna​ on being named for a second year in a row to Michelin Guide’s 2018 Bib Gourmand… Read more »

WaPo Recognition for Some MVT Favorites

In the August 2017 edition of Triangle Times, we asked you to show your love for some MVT favorite restaurants… Read more »

“Bridge Through My Window” Graces Construction Wall

Earlier this month, the MVT CID sponsored the installation of writer and poet Audre Lorde’s “Bridge Through My Window” on… Read more »

Councilmember Allen Returns to MVT for Community Office Hours: Friday, Nov. 3

On Friday, November 3 from 8 – 9:30 AM, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff will return… Read more »

High Bike Score Means Bike Etiquette Matters

With a 97 Walk Score, 100 Transit Score and 86 Bike Score from walkscore.com, Mount Vernon Triangle has earned the… Read more »

Park(ing) Day 2017 Attracts Visitors to MVT CID and Ace Hardware Park(let)

On Friday, September 15, the MVT CID and 5th Street Ace Hardware welcomed dozens of visitors to their shared park(let)… Read more »

MVT CID Hosts Fitness Fair at Milian Park

On Saturday, October 14, the MVT CID hosted neighborhood fitness providers Bhakti Yoga, Orangetheory Fitness, [solidcore] and VIDA Fitness for… Read more »

MVT CID Pres. & CEO Speaks at JLL Mid-Atlantic Leadership Panel

This month, MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson (shown left speaking at an MVT CID Annual Meeting) joined fellow… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Fall Fun Day Set for Sat. October 28 at Milian Park

Washington, DC – October 10, 2017 – Kids of all ages along with their four-legged friends are invited to attend… Read more »

MVT CID Pres. & CEO Kenyattah Robinson Speaks at JLL Mid-Atlantic Leadership Panel

Washington, DC – October 6, 2017 – Kenyattah Robinson, President & CEO of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District… Read more »

Destination MVT: October Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: September Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/destination-mvt-october-2017-dine-shop-and-enjoy-specials-and-events-around-the-neighborhood

September 2017 Triangle Times: PARK(ing) Day Tomorrow, Calle Cinco Opens, Farmers Market Update, Spotlight on Philos and More!

September 2017 Triangle Times: PARK(ing) Day Tomorrow, Calle Cinco Opens, Farmers Market Update, Spotlight on Philos and More! http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/september-2017-triangle-times-parking-day-tomorrow-calle-cinco-opens-farmers-market-update-philos-spotlight-free-concert-on-sept-20-and-more

Fun and Games and Workshops for PARK(ing) Day 2017

On Friday, September 15th the MVT CID will join with 5th Street Ace Hardware to transform two parking spaces on… Read more »

Sometimes in Life…and Community, It’s the Small Things That Matter

When a resident along New York Avenue took the time to email us about a trouble spot, we jumped into… Read more »

Final Tunes in the Triangle Concert on September 20

The MVT CID invites you to say farewell to summer with a fun acoustic performance from Pebble to Pearl at… Read more »

FRESHFARM Market Rolls Out Fall Produce, Fruits and Much More

We’ve turned the corner from summer to fall but the FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market still has seven weeks of… Read more »

Michael Schlow Opens New Tapas Bar at City Vista

Restaurateur Michael Schlow has opened a traditional tapas bar named Calle Cinco in the space we’ve known as Conosci at… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Talal Orfaly of Philos Mezze + Wine Bar

Talal Orfaly opened Philos Mezze + Wine Bar in April of 2015 after working for years in the local restaurant… Read more »

Mark Your Calendar (and get those costumes ready!) for Fall Fun Day!

The MVT CID is making plans for the best Fall Fun Day yet, with all of the free favorites —… Read more »

MVT CID Partners with 5th Street Ace Hardware for Fun and Games and Workshops Park(let) for Park(ing) Day on September 15

On Friday, September 15, the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) and 5th Street Ace Hardware will partner… Read more »

Destination MVT: September Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: September Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/destination-mvt-september-2017-dine-shop-and-enjoy-specials-and-events-around-the-neighborhood

August 2017 Triangle Times: Apple News, Vote Your Fave Restaurant, Restaurant Week is Here, Capitol Crossing Update & More!

August 2017 Triangle Times: Apple News, Vote Your Fave Restaurant, Restaurant Week is Here, Capitol Crossing Update & More! http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/august-2017-triangle-times-apple-news-vote-your-fave-restaurant-restaurant-week-is-here-capitol-crossing-update-more

Summer Events at Milian Park Shine a Light on our Vibrant MVT Neighborhood

Over the summer, the MVT CID hosted two major events, National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 and the Petting… Read more »

Mark Your Calendars for September Tunes in the Triangle Concerts

Our final two Tunes in the Triangle free summer concerts are scheduled for Thursday, September 7, with bluesy rock tunes from The Perfectionists, and Wednesday,… Read more »

Enjoy Super Special Menus at Several MVT Restaurants During Restaurant Week

Enjoy delicious $22 lunch, $22 brunch and/or $35 three-course dinner menus at Texas de Brazil, RPM Italian, Alta Strada, Conosci and Sixth Engine this week as these… Read more »

Show Your Love for Some Favorite MVT Restaurants

The Express by The Washington Post has selected its nominees for this year’s Best Restaurants competition and MVT favorites Shouk, Sweetgreen and Taylor Gourmet are all nominees for best… Read more »

Capitol Crossing Expands Union Square Hospitality Partnership

As reported in the Washington Business Journal, Capitol Crossing, the 2.2 million square foot mixed-use development project just to the… Read more »

Apple, Events DC and Historical Society Finalize Plans

In a flurry of activity over the past few weeks, plans for a flagship Apple retail store at the historic… Read more »

Destination MVT: August Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: August Dine, Shop and Play Specials From Around the Triangle http://bit.ly/2flYUjA

July Triangle Times: National Night Out on 8/1, Restaurant News, CID Pres. Reflects on IDA Fellowship and More

July Triangle Times: Petting Zoo Saturday, National Night Out on 8/1, Restaurant News, CID Pres. Reflects on IDA Fellowship and… Read more »

Goats and Ducks and Bunnies. Oh My!

RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 from 10 AM – Noon. The animals take over Milian Park at 5th & Mass… Read more »

National Night Out Brings Together Community Partners, Great Food and Fun!

The MVT CID invites residents, neighbors and visitors to participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 from 6… Read more »

All Topped Out at Lydian 400K!

Congratulations to The Wilkes Company, Quadrangle Development Corporation and HITT Contracting on the topping out of the Lydian 400K Apartments… Read more »

Environmentally Friendly Businesses, Stand Up and Be Recognized

The application period for the District Sustainability Awards is now open! The annual awards recognize outstanding businesses and organizations for… Read more »

Make-Up Dates Announced for Rained Out Tunes in the Triangle

Summer showers unfortunately forced us to cancel two of our Tunes in the Triangle summer concerts at the 5th &… Read more »

MVT CID President & CEO Reflects on Recent IDA Fellowship

When I mention the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), some may quickly associate the phrase with our… Read more »

Destination MVT: July Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: July Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/destination-mvt-july-2017-dine-shop-and-enjoy-specials-and-events-around-the-neighborhood

June 2017 Triangle Times: Doggone Fun Day, Yoga on the Plaza, Don’t Miss the Hive, Free Concerts, Development Update and More

June 2017 Triangle Times: Doggone Fun Day, Yoga on the Plaza, Don’t Miss the Hive, Free Concerts, Development Update and More http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/june-2017-triangle-times-doggone-fun-day-yoga-on-the-plaza-dont-miss-the-hive-free-concerts-development-update-and-more

Summer Fun Plans! “Doggone Fun Day” on June 24, Petting Zoo on July 29

Mark your calendars now for two of our most popular summer events — Doggone Fun Day (formerly Dog Agility Day)… Read more »

Celebrate International Yoga Day! Join Busboys and Poets for Free Yoga on the Plaza

Bring your yoga mat and good energy to the 5th & K plaza on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 AM… Read more »

Special “Hive” Preview Event for National Building Museum Members

In May, the MVT CID announced a special MVT resident membership opportunity for the National Building Museum. Located adjacent to… Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Concert Series Continues with Three Concerts in June & July

The Tunes in the Triangle free concert series is rocking along after finally catching a beautiful night on June 8… Read more »

MVT Rising: Development Updates from Around the Triangle

Rising from multiple sites in Mount Vernon Triangle are a number of residential and office projects that will add dramatically… Read more »

United States Park Police Welcomes Candidates for Citizen’s Academy

The United States Park Police (USPP) is responsible for ensuring public safety at the five National Park Service federal greenspace… Read more »

MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson Selected for IDA Emerging Leaders Fellowship

Kenyattah Robinson, MVT CID President and CEO, was selected by the International Downtown Association (IDA) for its 2017 Emerging Leaders… Read more »

Pres. & CEO Kenyattah Robinson Selected by IDA for 2017 Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program

Kenyattah Robinson, President and CEO of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), has been selected by the… Read more »

April 2017 Triangle Times

April 2017 Triangle Times: FRESHFARM & Spring Fest are Back, Jazz Tonight at A Baked Joint, Garden Party Weekend, MVT… Read more »

Destination MVT: June Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: June Dine, Shop and Play Specials from Around the Triangle http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/destination-mvt-june-2017-dine-shop-and-enjoy-specials-and-events-around-the-neighborhood

Free Summer Fun in the Chinatown Parks

The MVT CID is pleased to be part of a unique partnership with the DowntownDC​ BID and the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific… Read more »

Apple Shares Plans for Carnegie Library

Apple has begun sharing detailed plans for the 114-year old Carnegie Library, participating in an interview with The Washington Post and presenting to ANC 2C last… Read more »

Special MVT Pricing for National Building Museum Memberships…See HIVE for Free!

The MVT CID is pleased to announce that the National Building Museum is offering MVT residents 10% off museum membership this year,… Read more »

455 Eye Street Apartments Set for Grand Opening in June

Eye Street at Prather’s Alley is one step closer to becoming a more vibrant experience for those who live, work,… Read more »

Join the MVT CID and BicycleSPACE for Bike to Work Day This Friday

The MVT CID looks forward to again joining BicycleSPACE as they host Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19 from 7 AM to 9 AM… Read more »

Welcome, Tropical Smoothie Cafe’!

Tropical Smoothie Café opened its doors on April 21, welcoming residents, office workers and visitors to its cheerful shop and fresh,… Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Kicks Off in New Location

Artfully dodging a few raindrops, dozens of neighborhood residents and visitors stopped by the newly expanded FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market on… Read more »

MVT CID Holds Annual Meeting at Ottoman Taverna

The MVT CID held its FY 2016 Annual Meeting on April 26 at Ottoman Taverna. Close to 100 stakeholders and friends… Read more »

May 2017 Triangle Times

May 2017 Triangle Times: Free Fun in the Parks, Apple Shares Plans, See the NBM “Hive” for Free, 455 Eye Opening,… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Buwa Binitie and Capitol Vista

Buwa Binitie of Dantes Partners filed plans in March for a key MVT site at 888 New Jersey Avenue, NW.… Read more »

MVT CID Relocates & Expands Tunes in the Triangle Free Concert Series in 2017

Please Note: Concert dates may change due to weather; please view current lineup and schedule at https://mvtcid.org/events/events-calendar  The Mount Vernon… Read more »

FRESHFARM Season Opening and Spring Fest!

The newly re-located and expanded FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market will open at 5th & Eye Streets, NW adjacent to Milian Park… Read more »

5th Street Ace Hardware and the MVT CID Host Garden Party April 24

Join the MVT CID and 5th Street Ace Hardware on Sunday, April 23 from 12 Noon to 4 PM to receive 20% off all… Read more »

Upcoming Opportunities to Give Back w/Golf, Bicycling &….Cocktails!

The MVT CID is pleased to share several noteworthy community involvement opportunities with our stakeholders:   Bike Ride for Youth… Read more »

Join the MVT CID and BicycleSPACE for Bike to Work Day

The MVT CID looks forward to once again joining BicycleSPACE as they host Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19 from 7 AM to 9 AMat… Read more »

A Summer of Fun in the MVT: Tunes in the Triangle & Discover Chinatown Parks

Free live music returns this summer as the MVT CID brings back the “Tunes in the Triangle” evening concert series.… Read more »

A Baked Joint Hosts First Live Jazz Show Friday, April 21

A Baked Joint will be hosting their first live jazz show on Friday, April 21 from 6 PM to 9 PM, with a… Read more »

VIDA Fitness Adds New Classes

VIDA Fitness at City Vista is adding a number of new programs to their fitness and health line-up. This month, check… Read more »

Kenyattah Robinson Joins DCBIA Panel on Generational Trends Impacting Real Estate

On April 6, MVT CID President & CEO, Kenyattah Robinson joined a cross-section of real estate experts to discuss how the DC… Read more »

Councilmember Charles Allen Hosts Another Community Office Hours in MVT

For the third time since July 2016, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff returned to A Baked Joint for Community… Read more »

Destination MVT: May Dine and Shop Specials from Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: May Dine and Shop Specials from Around the Triangle.  http://mailchi.mp/mvtcid/destination-mvt-may-2017-dine-and-shop-specials-from-around-the-triangle

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Holds Annual Meeting

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) today held its FY 2016 Annual Meeting at Ottoman Taverna at… Read more »

Relocated and Expanded FRESHFARM MVT Market Opens Sat. May 6 with Spring Fest Event

“Spring Fest in the Triangle” Features Free Children’s Games and Gifts, Popcorn, Music, Smoothie Tastings, Face Painting and More! The… Read more »

Chinatown Parks Come Alive with Free, Outdoor Programming

Take a free fitness class, watch an outdoor movie and dine in the sunshine in Chinatown this summer as part… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Annual Meeting to be Held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from… Read more »

Destination MVT: April Dine and Shop Specials from Around the Triangle

Destination MVT: April Dine and Shop Specials from Around the Triangle! http://eepurl.com/cI7LN1

Exciting Events in the MVT!

Spring is just around the corner and with the good weather, numerous events are blooming in the MVT. Save the… Read more »

MVT In The News!

A new restaurant, mouthwatering reviews and development news — a little something for everyone as Mount Vernon Triangle grabbed multiple… Read more »

Neighborhood Perception Survey Results

The results are in from our 2016 Perception Survey. A record number of MVT residents, office workers, businesses and patrons… Read more »

Community Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen on April 7

The MVT CID is pleased to welcome back Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff for a Ward 6… Read more »

Pie360 Now Open for Breakfast

Pie360 began breakfast service on March 13, offering coffee, tea and delicious bagel sandwiches beginning at 7:30 am to office… Read more »

Ajax Opening Attracts Event Planners from Throughout City

Last month we introduced you to Ajax, a new Spacez event venue in the retail space at The Aspen Apartments.… Read more »

MVT CID Introduces Retail/Restaurant Newsletter

The MVT CID will soon be launching an additional e-newsletter — “Destination MVT” — that will provide our subscribers with… Read more »

Sundown Cleaners to Reopen at 407 K Street

Longtime MVT dry cleaners, Sundown Cleaners, reopened on Monday, March 13 at 407 K Street as the popular family-owned store… Read more »

March 2017 Triangle Times

March 2017 Triangle Times: Coming Events, Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opening, Sundown Returns and More! http://eepurl.com/cGPwGP

Kenyattah Robinson to Speak at DCBIA Panel on Generational Change and Real Estate Trends

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is pleased to announce that President & CEO, Kenyattah Robinson, will… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Café, operated by franchisee Oubab Khalil, will be opening in late March 2017 at 425 Eye Street, next… Read more »

MVT CID Statement Regarding 2nd & K Development Project

With regard to the proposed development plans for the District-owned site at 2nd & K Streets, NW, the Mount Vernon… Read more »

It’s Ladies Night on Sunday, Feb. 12

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends this Sunday, February 12 as the MVT CID teams with 5th Street Ace Hardware for one… Read more »

Sweetheart Menus for Valentine’s Day

The following MVT restaurants are ready to win your heart with romantic and enticing menus to share with someone special… Read more »

[solidcore[ MVT Reopening Weekend of Feb. 18 & 19

[solidcore] in Mount Vernon Triangle at 433 Mass has a new look and is excited to celebrate it with you! Join… Read more »

Plans Underway for Expansion of Popular FRESHFARM Market

The MVT CID is very excited to have partnered with  FRESHFARM Markets to relocate and expand the popular Saturday farmer’s market… Read more »

New Event Venue, Ajax, Opening in March at The Aspen

Ajax is a new event space opening in March and located on the ground level of The Aspen Apartments in the heart… Read more »

Promoting MVT CID Economic Development Opportunities at ICSC

Access to quality retail is vital to the MVT CID’s emergence as a “destination of choice” to anyone looking to… Read more »

MVT CID Convenes Inaugural Safety Council Meeting

In response to concerns expressed in recent months regarding issues pertaining to safety and security within the Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

Feb. 2017 Triangle Times: Ladies Night at Ace, Sweet Valentines Menus, FRESHFARM to Expand, [solidcore] Reopens and More

February 2017 Triangle Times: Ladies Night at Ace, Sweet Valentines Day Menus, FRESHFARM to Expand, [solidcore] Refreshes & Reopens and… Read more »

Statement from the MVT CID Regarding Signature Forms/Surveys Re: Cobb Park

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is aware of signature forms and surveys being taken in areas… Read more »

January 2017 Triangle Times: Ladies Night at Ace Hardware, Inauguration Week Info, Office Leasing Video Released, Historical Society Reopens & More

January 2017 Triangle Times: Ladies Night at Ace Hardware, Inauguration Week Info, Office Leasing Video Released, Historical Society Reopens &… Read more »

Mark Your Calendars for Ladies Night Sunday, February 12

The MVT CID is proud to team up with 5th Street Ace Hardware for one of the most popular events… Read more »

Video Released to Promote Commercial Office Opportunities

In support of the MVT CID’s role in the areas of economic development and commercial attraction, video of a recent… Read more »

Record Setting Survey Participation

Thank you to the more than 550 residents, office workers, business owners and visitors who participated in the 2016 MVT… Read more »

Historical Society of DC Reopening at Carnegie Library

We are very excited to welcome back The Historical Society of DC, which reopened to the public on Tuesday, January… Read more »

Monitoring Inauguration and Related Impacts on the MVT

The MVT CID is closely monitoring potential impacts on our neighborhood due to the upcoming inauguration and related activities during… Read more »

Help Improve the MVT CID: Take the 2016 Perception Survey

It’s not too late and we need just a few minutes of your time to understand how the MVT CID… Read more »

Farewell to Longtime MVT CID Chairman, Pastor Joseph N. Evans

The MVT CID recently announced its FY 2017 Board of Directors and recognized the contributions of departing Chairman, Reverend Dr.… Read more »

MVT CID and DowntownDC BID Issue Joint Statement Regarding Apple and Carnegie Library

The MVT CID joined the DowntownDC BID in issuing a joint statement in response to news that Apple Inc. has… Read more »

Sip, Snack and Enjoy the Music Tonight as A Baked Joint Hosts First Concert

Stop by A Baked Joint tonight, December 15, at 6 PM and enjoy their great wine selections, wonderful food and… Read more »

Ring in the New Year Just Steps from Home

A number of our MVT restaurants are offering New Year’s Eve dinners and events, making it easy, delicious and fun… Read more »

Promoting MVT CID Business Opportunities at the WDCEP Annual Meeting

In November, the MVT CID team joined hundreds of DC entrepreneurs, start-up companies, real estate brokers and local “makers” at… Read more »

Your ANC: Election Results and Why They Matter

On Election Day, residents selected leaders for our local Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs). The MVT CID welcomes Alex Marriott as… Read more »

Winter Color Takes to the Streets in New MVT CID Planter Program

In the past few weeks, members of the MVT CID Clean Team have worked to install planters along K Street… Read more »

Annual Santa Celebration Warms the Hearts and Spirits of Friends and Neighbors

Residents and visitors of all ages, as well as many canine “kids,” enjoyed a sunny, brisk day on the 5th… Read more »

December 2016 Triangle Times: Take the Perception Survey, A Farewell to Pastor Evans, Apple Announcement, Reserve Your Spot for New Year’s Eve

December 2016 Triangle Times: Take the Perception Survey, A Farewell to Pastor Evans, Apple Announcement, Reserve Your Spot for New… Read more »

Joint Statement: MVT CID and DowntownDC BID Suppport Apple Opening Carnegie Library Location

Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) President and CEO Kenyattah Robinson and DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) Executive… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Hosts Kids, Adults & Pups for FREE Santa Celebration Saturday, Dec. 10

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is pleased to present its annual Santa Celebration on the plaza… Read more »

MVT CID Invites Residents, Office Workers, Visitors and Businesses to Participate in 2016 Perception Survey

Each year, the MVT CID conducts a survey of its residents, office workers, businesses and visitors so that we can… Read more »

November 2016 Triangle Times: Santa Celebration, Sales & Specials, Economic Dev. Updates, Fall Fun Day Pics and More!

November 2016 Triangle Times: Santa Celebration Dec. 10, Sales and Specials for the Holiday Season, Economic Dev. Updates, Fall Fun… Read more »

Join Santa for Photos, Hot Chocolate and More on Saturday, December 10

Come by 5th and K on Saturday, December 10 between 11 AM and 1 PM for photo ops with our… Read more »

MVT Restaurants and Retailers Spice Up the Holiday Season with Sales, Special Events

A number of our MVT retailers and restaurants feature new and intriguing menus, events and sales in November and December.… Read more »

MVT CID Hosts Office/Retail Brokers to Promote Development Sites/Space Available

On Thursday, November 3, the MVT CID partnered with brokerage firm Meany & Oliver Companies, Inc. to host a luncheon… Read more »

MVT CID Provides Neighborhood Update to D.C. Bar Leadership

Immediately following the November 3 MVT CID broker lunch, Kenyattah joined the D.C. Bar’s Board of Governors and other organization… Read more »

Councilmember Charles Allen Returns to MVT CID with Community Office Hours at A Baked Joint

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff returned to MVT for Community Office Hours on Wednesday, November… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Brings Together Residents, Businesses and Visitors for Final Day of MVT FRESHFARM Farm Stand

This year’s Fall Fun Day was a huge success, with families, kids and dogs coming out to enjoy costume contests,… Read more »

Support “Small Business Saturday” in MVT on Saturday, November 26

MVT CID has once again partnered with DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) to support “Small Business… Read more »

MVT CID Clean Team to Assist Residents on Election Day/Upcoming Charles Allen Community Office Hours

To assist residents with their trip to and from the Walker Jones polling location during Election Day tomorrow, members of… Read more »

MVT CID Announces 2017 Board of Directors

Washington, DC – November 2, 2016 –  The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) announces its FY 2017… Read more »

October Triangle Times: Ward 6 Office Hours Return Nov. 9, Spotlight on Sundown Cleaners, Aspen Ribbon Cutting, CID Testifies at DSLBD and More

October Triangle Times: Ward 6 Office Hours Return Nov. 9, Spotlight on Sundown Cleaners, Aspen Ribbon Cutting, CID Testifies at… Read more »

Celebrate the Season’s Final FRESHFARM Farm Stand at Fall Fun Day: Saturday, October 29

Join your friends and neighbors at Fall Fun Day this Saturday, October 29 to celebrate the successful conclusion of our… Read more »

Mayor Bowser Welcomes the Aspen Apartments to MVT

On Monday, October 3, the MVT CID joined DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and dozens of guests at a ribbon cutting… Read more »

Save the Date: Ward 6 Community Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen – Happy Hour Edition!

Back by popular demand, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff will return to MVT for another… Read more »

Just Released: WDCEP Guide to Doing Business in the District

Inspired by Mr. Han’s story and want to learn more about creating, expanding or relocating your business in the District?… Read more »

MVT CID Testifies at DC Council Roundtable on Importance of BIDS/CIDS

On Friday, October 14, MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson testified before a DC Council roundtable on business improvement… Read more »

Support a Clean and Safe MVT at Central Union Mission’s “HeART and Sole” Fundraiser on Thursday, October 27

None of the MVT CID’s Clean Team Ambassadors’ work to keep our community clean and safe would be possible without… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners (Updated 3.6.17) Sundown Cleaners is one of Mount Vernon Triangle’s legacy retailers, having operated for more… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Set for Saturday, October 29 – Free Crafts, Trick or Treating, Dog Parade

From adorable mini-monsters to the most creative dog costumes in town, the plaza at 5th & K Street, NW in… Read more »

Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle – Saturday, October 1

The MVT CID is hosting Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle at 5th and K on Saturday, October 1… Read more »

Pie360 Opens at 655 K Street

Pie360 has opened in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Building at 655 K Street, with their popular (and… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Returns Saturday October 29 As We Celebrate the Final FRESHFARM Farm Stand of the Season

On Saturday, October 29, the annual MVT CID Fall Fun Day is back at 5th and K! Enjoy trick or… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Features Four Parklets on PARK(ing) Day

On Friday, September 16, four Mount Vernon Triangle retailers transformed the parking spaces at their front doors into a welcoming… Read more »

Petting Zoo Enchants Children of All Ages

On a sunny, summery morning on Saturday, September 10, the MVT CID hosted a petting zoo at the FRESHFARM Farm… Read more »

September Triangle Times: Neighborhood Safety, Upcoming Fall Events, Pie360 Opens, New Exhibit at DC Historical Society and More

September Triangle Times: Neighborhood Safety, Upcoming Fall Events, Pie360 Opens, New Exhibit at DC Historical Society and More  http://eepurl.com/cgPvPH

Relax and Enjoy the…Parking Space, as Mount Vernon Triangle Businesses Welcome Residents and Visitors to Three Neighborhood Parklets in Washington, DC

On Friday, September 16th, three Mount Vernon Triangle retailers will be transforming the parking spaces at their front doors into… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID President & CEO, Kenyattah Robinson, Receives Prestigious Awards

Kenyattah Robinson, President and CEO of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), has been recognized with two… Read more »

Summer Events Continue in the MVT

MVT’s summer of events rolls on through August and early September. Our August “Tunes in the Triangle” free concert on… Read more »

Devon & Blakely Opens at 601 Mass

Fast casual restaurant, Devon and Blakely, has opened at the corner of 6th & Mass featuring fresh and nutritious food… Read more »

Join VIDA Fitness for Community Day on Saturday, August 27

VIDA Fitness is opening its doors to members and non-members for a Community Day on Saturday, August 27 from 7:00… Read more »

MVT CID Joins NPS for Founder’s Day Event on National Mall

The National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 on Thursday, August 25 and the MVT CID is joining the celebration. NPS… Read more »

FRESHFARM Markets Offers Matching Dollars Fundraiser to Help Shoppers in Need

Our partners at FRESHFARM Markets are running a terrific six-week Matching Dollars Fundraiser that helps our shoppers in need of… Read more »

L’Hommage Bistro Francais Welcomes “Great Chef” Roger Wiles

Georgetown’s loss as the iconic Bistro Francais closed this spring has translated to great excitement in Mount Vernon Triangle as… Read more »

MVT CID Spearheads Refinishing for “Lift Off” and “Inspiration” Sculptures

For the first time since their installation in 2009, the iconic “Lift Off” (David Black) and “Inspiration” (Ethan Kerber) sculptures… Read more »

MVT CID Joins with MPD and MOAPIA for National Night Out

The MVT CID, Washington Metropolitan Police Department and DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs joined at 5th… Read more »

August 2016 Triangle Times: Summer Events, Devon and Blakely Opens, Community Day at VIDA, Spotlight on Capital View Hostel and More

August 2016 Triangle Times: Summer Events, Devon and Blakely Opens, Community Day at VIDA, Spotlight on Capital View Hostel and… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Capital View Hostel

Six years ago, Capital View Hostel opened at 301 Eye Street, NW in Mount Vernon Triangle, offering visitors an inexpensive… Read more »

MVT CID Co-Hosts National Night Out with MOAPIA and MPD

Washington, DC – July 27, 2016 – The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) announces it will partner… Read more »

July Events at the FRESHFARM Market Promise Fun for Everyone (2 & 4 Legged!)

On Saturday, July 16, locally owned dog training and walking company, Anytime Canine, will be at the 5th & K… Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Returns for a Second Season of Evening Concerts

Free, live music will return to Mount Vernon Triangle as the MVT CID brings back the “Tunes in the Triangle”… Read more »

The Lydian Apartments Now Underway at 4th & K

Quadrangle Development Corporation and The Wilkes Company have started construction on The Lydian, a 324-unit luxury apartment building at 400… Read more »

RPM Italian Opens at 601 Mass

RPM Italian, the sister restaurant to RPM Italian and RPM Steak in Chicago, has opened at 601 Mass Ave. This… Read more »

Plaza West Groundbreaking: 233-Unit Community to Include Grandfamily Apartments

On June 20, MVT CID President, Kenyattah Robinson and Board of Directors Vice Chair, Berk Shervin, joined Bible Way Church… Read more »

Cool Off at the Innovative Icebergs Experience at the National Building Museum

The National Building Museum is at it again, creating beautiful, fun, innovative experiences right down the street from the MVT… Read more »

Councilmember Charles Allen Welcomes MVT Community to Office Hours Breakfast at A Baked Joint

Dozens of MVT residents and business leaders turned out to enjoy coffee and conversation with Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen… Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Free Concert Series Returns to Mount Vernon Triangle

Live music will return to Mount Vernon Triangle in 2016 as the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID)… Read more »

July 2016 Triangle Times: July Farm Market Events, Tunes Concerts Return, Two Groundbreakings, RPM Opens and More

July 2016 Triangle Times: July Farm Market Events, Tunes Concerts Return, Two Groundbreakings, RPM Opens and More http://eepurl.com/b9LBjX

Real History, Real Life: MVT CID Launches Historical Coaster Project

The MVT CID has launched an interactive campaign to tie the neighborhood’s exciting future to its rich past. Themed “Real… Read more »

Ward 6 Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen Set for July 1 in MVT

Join Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff for Community Office Hours on Friday, July 1 from… Read more »

DC Bar Headquarters Building Now Under Construction

On June 6, the District of Columbia Bar celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 100,000 square-foot headquarters at 901 4th… Read more »

“Charter Chat” on June 21 for Ward 6 Families

The DC Public Charter School Board is hosting a Ward 6 specific “charter chat” on Tuesday, June 21. The event… Read more »

MOAPIA Launches Summer Programs; Plans Community Picnic on June 25

The DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) has launched the second annual Chinatown Park Start FRESH!,… Read more »

Catch the Historical Society of Washington, DC’s Visual Exhibit “For the Record: Changing DC” Before it Goes

For more than 120 years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., located within the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square,… Read more »

June 2016 Triangle Times: Historical Coasters Launch, Charles Allen Office Hours in MVT, DC Bar Breaks Ground, Annual Meeting Recap, Summer Events and More!

June 2016 Triangle Times – Historical Coasters Campaign Launches, Charles Allen Office Hours in MVT, DC Bar Breaks Ground, Annual… Read more »

Top MVT Medical Associations Team Up for Community Service on AAMC Cares Day

On May 19, more than 140 staff who work within the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) building at 655… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Bill Chillcott, Head Bread Baker at A Baked Joint

A Baked Joint opened in Mount Vernon Triangle in 2015 to rave reviews, amazing coffee and pastries, intriguing and delicious… Read more »

Real History, Real Life: MVT CID Launches Historical Coaster Project

@MVTCID: #realhistoryreallife debuts in #MVT restaurants-$25 photo winner each week; what’s your view? #LifeinMVT http://bit.ly/25W2fJ7 The Mount Vernon Triangle Community… Read more »

MVT CID Holds Annual Meeting

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) today joined with DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development,… Read more »

Congresswoman Norton Hosts Small Business Fair on June 7

On Tuesday, June 7, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will host a Small Business Fair for DC residents and small businesses… Read more »

Ottoman Taverna Opens in the Triangle to Rave Reviews

Fans of food from throughout the Mediterranean have a great new option in the MVT. Ottoman Taverna, on the 4th… Read more »

Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20

On Friday, May 20, Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite residents from around the DC metropolitan area… Read more »

Shouk Opens at AAMC Building, Thrilling Fans of Healthy, Fresh Food

Shouk, at the foot of the AAMC building at 655 K Street, brings an exciting new take on comfort food… Read more »

Spring Cleaning? Put Your Giveaways to Use at Central Union Mission’s Ready2Recycle Program

You may not know that our MVT CID Clean Team Ambassadors come to us from Central Union Mission’s “Ready to… Read more »

MVT FRESHFARM Farmstand Kicks Off with Spring Fest

MVT residents and visitors chased away a week of rain as we celebrated the successful start of the 2016 MVT… Read more »

MVT CID Annual Meeting Announced

The MVT CID will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 8 at L’Hommage Bistro Francais at 450 K Street,… Read more »

May 2016 Triangle Times – Annual Meeting, Bike to Work Day, Small Business Fair, Restaurant Openings, Spring Clean Oppty. and More

May 2016 Triangle Times – Annual Meeting Date Set, Bike to Work Day May 20, Shouk and Ottoman Taverna Open,… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Annual Meeting Set for Wednesday, June 8

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from… Read more »

FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmstand Opening Saturday, May 7 with FREE Spring Fest Event

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is pleased to announce the return of the FRESHFARM Mount Vernon… Read more »

Bhakti Yoga Re-Opens with Full Schedule of Classes

Bhakti Yoga is happy to welcome the community to their newly re-opened yoga studio at 928 5th Street, NW. As… Read more »

Development Team Named for Capitol Vista at 2nd and H Streets, NW

In late March, DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Brian Kenner, announced that Voltron Community Partners (comprised of… Read more »

Politics & Prose + Busboys & Poets = MVT Win!

Legendary Washington, DC bookseller, Politics and Prose, has opened at Busboys & Poets at 5th & K, where they will… Read more »

Intergenerational Housing at Plaza West Gets Green Light

On April 1, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) completed a finance package for Plaza West, an intergenerational… Read more »

Michael Schlow’s Alta Strada Opens at City Vista

Renowned chef, Michael Schlow, has opened Alta Strada at 465 K Street at City Vista, marking his third restaurant in… Read more »

VIDA Fitness Invites You to Run Better

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting warm, flowers are in bloom, and it’s perfect to get… Read more »

FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmstand Opens May 7 with Spring Fest Event

The FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmstand at 5th & K Streets, NW will return for the 2016 season on Saturday,… Read more »

April 2016 Triangle Times – Kenyattah Robinson in as Pres/CEO, Farm Stand and Spring Fest on May 7, Run with VIDA Fitness and More

April 2016 Triangle Times – Kenyattah Robinson in as Pres/CEO, Farm Stand and Spring Fest on May 7, Run with… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Executive Chef Joshua Perkins of L’Hommage Bistro Francais. L’Hommage Bistro Francais is the newest dining concept from restaurateur Hakan Ilhan, inspired by his weekend visits to Paris while attending university in the United Kingdom.

L’Hommage Bistro Francais is the newest dining concept from restaurateur Hakan Ilhan, inspired by his weekend visits to Paris while… Read more »

Kenyattah Robinson Named President & CEO of Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District announces the appointment of Kenyattah Robinson as President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible… Read more »

February 2016 Triangle Times – Orangetheory Opens, City Vista Goes Solar, Winter Best Bets and More

February 2016 Triangle Times – Orangetheory Opens, City Vista Goes Solar, Winter Best Bets for Kids, Clean Team News and… Read more »

The Clean Team vs. Snowmageddon

The MVT CID Clean Team took on the January blizzard and the storms that followed and received kudos and thank… Read more »

Solar Panels Installed at City Vista

More than 100 solar panels have been installed at the K at City Vista, completing a two-year project coordinated by… Read more »

Congratulations to New Clean Team Lead – Bobbie Truesdale

The MVT CID congratulates Clean Team member Bobbie Truesdale on his promotion to Team Lead. Bobbie came to us through… Read more »

Best Bets for Winter Kids Activities

The snow was exciting at first but as the cold and icy weather became more mundane, we asked Kids in… Read more »

Orangetheory Fitness Opens

Orangetheory Fitness opened on January 19th at 425 I Street with its highly regarded workout system. Orangetheory offers 60-minute sessions… Read more »

DC Announces Updated Snow Clearing Rules

Although it has been a mild winter, it’s important to be prepared for the possibility of snow. The DC Department… Read more »

CVS Opens at AAMC Building

CVS has opened its 10,000 square foot store in the retail space closest to 7th Street in the AAMC Headquarters… Read more »

Restaurant Seating on the Increase in MVT

A recent study by MVT staff and the resulting graphic demonstrate the dramatic increase in restaurant/café seats in the growing… Read more »

MVT CID Showcased at Bisnow Conference at Howard Theatre

On December 15th, MVT CID President, Claire Schaefer Oleksiak, took the stage in front of hundreds of commercial real estate… Read more »

Community Open House January 11th to Showcase New MVT CID Office and Say Farewell to Claire

The MVT CID invites its stakeholders and the local community to an Open House at its new offices at 457… Read more »

Santa Celebration A Huge Success as Kids (and Dogs) of All Ages Enjoy Treats and Mild Weather

The line for pictures with Santa formed early as holiday tunes and delicious treats attracted many residents from our community… Read more »

January 2016 Triangle Times – Restaurant Seating Increase, Snow Plans, CVS Opens, MVT CID Open House and More

January 2016 Triangle Times – Restaurant Seating Increase, Snow Plans, CVS Opens, MVT CID Open House and More http://eepurl.com/bLV2mr

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Launches Search for New President as Claire Schaefer Oleksiak Departs

Washington, DC – December 16, 2015 – The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) announces the resignation of… Read more »

Superheroes, Creative Pumpkins, Imaginative Dog Costumes Come Together for Fall Fun Day

Mount Vernon Triangle came alive on October 31st for Fall Fun Day. Our Mini Monsters kids paraded down K Street,… Read more »

New Hotel/Apartments Planned for 4th & K Streets

Lima Hotels, owned by local condominium developer, Habte Sequar, has announced plans for a 14-story hotel and apartment development on… Read more »

Ray’s Hell Burger Opens; Michael Schlow Restaurant Plans

Ray’s Hell Burger has opened on K Street at City Vista, bringing juicy, high-quality burgers with legendary names like “The… Read more »

MVT CID Moves to 457 Mass Ave.

With the announcement of the development of the DC Bar headquarters at the 901 4th Street Wilkes/Quadrangle site, the MVT… Read more »

Capitol Vista Plans Unveiled

The three development teams with plans for the DC-owned Capitol Vista site at 2nd Street and H Streets and New… Read more »

Join Friends and Neighbors for Holiday Cheer at the Santa Celebration on Wednesday, December 9th

Enjoy free pictures with Santa and your friends or family (including the four-legged kind), delicious hot chocolate with a fun… Read more »

More Than 400 Complete Annual Perception Survey

A record number of residents and office tenants participated in the MVT CID’s annual perception survey. Respondents shared their views… Read more »

November 2015 Triangle Times – Survey Results, DC Bar HQ, Ray’s and Michael Schlow, Eye Street Cellars Interview and More

November 2015 Triangle Times –  Perception Survey Results, Santa Celebration, DC Bar HQ, Ray’s and Michael Schlow, Eye Street Cellars… Read more »

DC Bar Announces Plans for Mount Vernon Triangle Headquarters

The DC Bar has announced plans to purchase a site at 4th & I Streets, NW to build a new… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Santa Celebration 2015

Enjoy pictures with Santa for the entire family (including the four-legged kind), delicious hot chocolate with a fun fixings bar,… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Eye Street Cellars – Eye Street Cellars opened in the spring of 2014 at 425 I Street in Mount Vernon Triangle. The 3,000 square foot shop features select (and customer requested) wines and spirits from around the world, craft beers, cigars,

Eye Street Cellars opened in the spring of 2014 at 425 I Street in Mount Vernon Triangle. The 3,000 square… Read more »

MVT CID Wins Best Marketing Campaign Award at CREW DC Awards Gala

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) was named the winner of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) DC’s… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Fall Fun Day Festival Set for Saturday, Oct. 31st

Superheroes, angels, witches, bumble bees and more will fill the 5th & K Street, NW plaza on Saturday, October 31st… Read more »

Fitness & Health Day Pics on Flickr

Click here for all the terrific pictures from the October 10th Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle.https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157659799415795

Fall Fun Day Set for October 31st, 2015 10-Noon

Fall Fun Day returns to Mount Vernon Triangle on Saturday, October 31st with a trick-or-treat parade for the kids, the… Read more »

Annual Perception Survey

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID Annual Perception Survey helps us to continue to assess the needs and preferences of our… Read more »

Fitness & Health (New Date!), Marimba and Fall Fun Day Coming to the Farmer’s Market

The MVT CID has multiple October events planned for the 5th & K Plaza during these last weeks of the… Read more »

Carpe Librum Opens Pop-Up Book Store

Carpe Librum will open a temporary pop-up location at 462 K Street (in the building with Federal Management Systems) on… Read more »

Clean Team Ambassador Moves to New Home

After a year and a half of living in Central Union Mission, Sam started working with Mount Vernon Triangle on… Read more »

Bhakti Yoga and SoulCycle Join the MVT

Washington’s newest yoga community, Bhakti Yoga, opens its doors Saturday, October 3rd with a full day of free activities at … Read more »

L’Hommage Bistro Francais Opens Doors; Brings a Bit of Paris to K Street

L’Hommage Bistro Francais opened its doors just after Labor Day, ushering in yet another creative, modern and delicious menu from… Read more »

Topping Out at 1031 4th Street

The MVT CID joined Blue Sky Housing, Paramount and Ellisdale Construction for the topping out of 1031 4th Street on… Read more »

450K Apartments Finalist for Delta Associates Multifamily Awards for Excellence

450K Apartments finalist for delta associates multifamily awards for excellence The highly amenitized urban lifestyle and unbeatable location of 450K… Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle Encore Completes 2015 Season

The Mount Vernon Triangle’s inaugural season for Tunes in the Triangle, a series of free, outdoor lunchtime and evening concerts,… Read more »

October 2015 Triangle Times – Perception Survey, Carpe Librum Bookstore, Bhakti Yoga, SoulCycle and L’Hommage Open and More

October Triangle Times – Perception Survey, Fall Events, Carpe Librum Pop-Up Bookstore, Bhakti Yoga, SoulCycle and L’Hommage Open, 1031 4th… Read more »

MVT CID Hosts Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle – Saturday, Oct. 10th

Just announced! Fruitive will be giving away free samples of their cold-pressed juices -Kalevolution, Immunity +, Brighten Up, and All… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Named Finalist for CREW DC Award

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) has been named a finalist by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID President, Claire Schaefer Oleksiak, to Lead WalkingTown DC Tour of Mount Vernon Triangle Sept. 20th & 21st

“Intriguing Past, Vibrant Future” is the theme for this year’s WalkingTown, DC tours of Mount Vernon Triangle on Sunday, September… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Welcomes Justin Trawick for Final Tunes in the Triangle Free Concert Sept. 10th at 6 PM at Milian Park

 Mount Vernon Triangle area residents, workers and visitors are invited to enjoy free, live music on Thursday, September 10th as… Read more »

August 2015 Triangle Times – Peebles Dev. Update, Sept. 10th Free Concert, New Chef at Silo, Meridian Hosts TechBreakfast and More….

August Triangle Times – Peebles Development Update, Sept. 10th Free Concert, New Chef at Silo, Meridian Hosts TechBreakfast and More….http://eepurl.com/bxhKdz

Tunes in the Triangle Finishes Season with Thursday, Sept. 10th Concert

Join the MVT CID on Thursday, September 10th from 6 PM to 8 PM for an evening of Bluegrass/Roots with… Read more »

Video: Silo Welcomes Chef Kerry Brian Tate

Silo has welcomed a new chef to its popular kitchen. Prior to Silo, Chef Kerry was with EatWell DC, directing… Read more »

Meridian Apartments Welcomes SXSW Winners, WDCEP and TechBreakfast

This summer, Meridian Apartments donated living accommodations to Quorum, an online legislative strategy platform, as the winners of the Washington… Read more »

Turning the Seasonal Corner with our FRESHFARM Market

This is one of the best times for our FRESHFARM Market as August turns to September. Jarrah Cernas, of our… Read more »

MVT CID Named Finalist in CREW DC Awards

The MVT CID has been named a finalist by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) DC for the organization’s annual “Most… Read more »

Zoo Babies in the MVT

On July 25th, the MVT CID hosted a Petting Zoo at the Farmers Market. Dozens of families turned out to… Read more »

Hotel & Apt. Plans Unveiled for 5th & I Street Peebles Development

The Peebles Corporation recently submitted their updated plans to develop a combination hotel & apartment building at 5th & I… Read more »

Free Tunes in the Triangle Concert on September 10th w/ Justin Trawick

Mount Vernon Triangle area residents, workers and visitors are invited to enjoy free, live music on Thursday, September 10th as… Read more »

Summer Concerts and a Petting Zoo

From Summer Concerts to a Petting Zoo, the Mount Vernon Triangle is celebrating summer with the community. Tunes in the… Read more »

BicycleSPACE Opens at Lyric 440K

Locally owned bicycle shop, BicycleSPACE, opened this month at Quadrangle/Wilkes’ Lyric440K apartments. The new location, adjacent to A Baked Joint… Read more »

455 Eye Street Residential Project Underway

Construction for Equity Residential’s mixed-use, multifamily residential building located at 455 Eye Street is underway. The unique project will bring… Read more »

Texas de Brazil Now Open and DCBIA Walking Tour

Texas de Brazil is now open at 455 Mass Ave., bringing an authentic Brazilian-American “Churrascaria”, or steakhouse, to the MVT. Enjoy… Read more »

Orangetheory Fitness Signed to 425 I Street

Orangetheory Fitness has signed their lease for a new studio opening this fall at 425 I Street, NW. Orangetheory Fitness… Read more »

Chinatown Park Start FRESH! Offers New Fun Outdoor Activities

The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA) in partnership with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation… Read more »

Calling All Artists for 5th Street Ace Hardwares Annual Hardware Art Show

Local artists are invited to submit their works of hardware art for 5th Street Ace Hardware’s Annual Hardware Art Show.… Read more »

July 2015 Triangle Times ENewsletter – Spring Events, BicycleSPACE and Texas de Brazil Open, Orangetheory Fitness Signed and More

Spring Events, BicycleSPACE and Texas de Brazil Open, Orangetheory Fitness Signed, Ace Hardware Art Show Open for Entries, 455 Eye… Read more »

Baked & Wired OPEN

Baked&Wired yesterday opened its new sister store – temporarily named “A Baked Joint” – on the ground floor of the… Read more »

City Fields

Herds of deer and swooping hawks have come into the heart of Washington, DC as City Fields by Rachel Schmidt… Read more »

Tunes in the Triangle

Free, live music filled the air and transformed the lunchtime and early evenings in the MVT CID with the launch… Read more »

MVT Annual Report Released; Annual Meeting Featured Mayor Bowser, AAMC CEO Dr. Kirch

The MVT CID released its Annual Report and hosted its Annual Board and Membership Meeting on May 21st. The MVT… Read more »

AAMC Cares

AAMC held its second MVT area AAMC Cares Day on Wednesday, May 13th, sending more than 150 volunteers to a… Read more »

Farmers Market Kicks Off Summer with Festive Events and Launches Loyalty Program

Scores of residents and visitors celebrated the first FRESHFARM Market of the year as the MVT CID hosted Spring Fest… Read more »

Clean Team Plants Flowers

The MVT CID Clean Team Ambassadors have been busy this summer maintaining our neighborhood landscaping. In early June, they planted… Read more »

Welcome Chelsie!

The MVT CID is pleased to welcome Chelsie Pennello as its summer marketing intern. Chelsie is currently enrolled in the… Read more »

Free “Tunes in the Triangle” Concert on July 23 to Feature Andrea Pais (Pop) and Alison Carney (R&B)

Mount Vernon Triangle area residents, workers and visitors are invited to enjoy free, live music on Thursday, July 23rd as… Read more »

June 2015 Triangle Times ENewsletter: A Baked Joint Opens, City Fields Art, Tunes in the Triangle, Annual Report Released and More

A Baked Joint Opens, City Fields Art, Tunes in the Triangle, Annual Report Released and More…   http://eepurl.com/bqCljr

MVT Spotlight: Dawn Wooten, resident of Mount Vernon Triangle and a frequent volunteer.

Dawn Wooten is a resident of Mount Vernon Triangle and last year started volunteering with the MVT CID. She has… Read more »

Return of the Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative

5th Street Ace Hardware will once again be the pickup location for the Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative, with a 26-week… Read more »

Mandu Wins Cochon 555 DC

Congratulations to Mandu and Chef Danny Lee for their impressive win at Cochon 555 DC! Cochon 555 featured five local… Read more »

Largest Building Move in DC HIstory at Douglas Development’s 650 New York Ave. Project

Last week, we joined Douglas Development as they began moving two historic structures at 639 New York Avenue, making headlines… Read more »

Texas de Brazil Prepares for May Opening

Build out is coming along well for the much-anticipated opening at 455 Massachusetts Avenue of the 9,500 square foot Texas… Read more »

Philos Opens at 4th & Mass

Philos opened on April 8th at 401 Massachusetts Avenue with a menu that sources locally and features mezze (small plates)… Read more »

MVT CID Welcomes Physician Assistant Education Association

The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) moved in to their new space within the AAMC headquarters building in March 2015.… Read more »

“Tunes in the Triangle” Concerts Bring Free Music to MVT’s Lunch & Evening Experiences

Free, live music will fill the air and transform the pedestrian experience at lunchtime and during the commute home as… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Hosts Annual Meeting; Highlights Econ. Development & Announces Public Service Award

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) today hosted its Annual Board and Membership Meeting. MVT CID President,… Read more »

“City Fields”, 160 Ft. Original Art, Installed in MVT at 5th & K Streets, NW

Herds of deer and swooping hawks have come into the heart of Washington, DC as artist Rachel Schmidt’s 160 foot… Read more »

April 2015 Triangle Times E-Newsletter

Annual Meeting, Farm Stand Returns, Spring Fest Coming, Philos Open, Texas de Brazil Build Out and More. http://eepurl.com/bkVidb

Mount Vernon Triangle CID Annual Meeting Set for May 21st

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 from… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Jarrah Cernas, Chicano Sol Farm

The Mount Vernon Triangle FRESHFARM Farm Stand is set to open on Saturday, May 16th – kicking off the 2nd… Read more »

FRESHFARM Market Returns to MVT on May 16th Along with Free Event, Spring Fest!

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is pleased to announce the return of the FRESHFARM Farm Stand… Read more »

Clean Team Snow Heroes and Grant News

The MVT CID would like to recognize and appreciate the hard work of the Clean Team Ambassadors to clear the… Read more »

Lacaster, PA CSA Brings Fresh, Organic Foods via 5th Street Ace Hardware

Missing those farm fresh veggies you enjoyed from the Farmers Market last summer? 5th Street Ace Hardware has a wonderful… Read more »

Sixth & I Hosts Genius Festival

The historic Sixth & I Synagogue, just across Massachusetts Avenue, has one of our community’s most active programmatic calendars, hosting… Read more »

Kids in the Triangle (KITT) Continues to Grow as Parent Resource

Kids in the Triangle (KITT) listserv is a group of parents, grandparents, caregivers and friends of children who live, work,… Read more »

MVT CID at ICSC

The MVT CID’s Real Estate and Planning Manager, Jerome Raymond (seen left), attended the International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC)… Read more »

Clean Team Appreciation, Snow Removal and Grant News

The MVT CID would like to recognize and appreciate the hard work of the Clean Team Ambassadors to clear the… Read more »

Prathers Alley & 4 1/2 Street Get Deserved Recognition with New Signs

The MVT CID worked over the past year with the City to procure street signs to designate both 4 ½… Read more »

March 2015 Triangle Times ENewsletter

460NYA condos 75% sold, CVS to AAMC building, Kids in the Triangle Listserv, Clean Team appreciation, Spotlight on Marge Maceda… Read more »

CVS to Open 10,000 SF Store at AAMC Building

AAMC has announced that CVS has executed a lease for approximately 10,000 square feet in the first floor retail space… Read more »

460NYA 75% Sold as Project Nears Completion

The 63-residence, 11-story 460NYA condominium development from Bozzuto broke ground in the fall of 2014 and construction is on schedule… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Marge Maceda, Chair, ANC 6E

ANC 6E Commissioner and Mount Vernon Triangle resident, Marge Maceda, is a passionate supporter of, and advocate for, our community.… Read more »

BicycleSPACE Wheels into the MVT

Quadrangle Development and The Wilkes Company announced in December that BicycleSPACE, Washington, DC’s leading bike shop, signed a lease for… Read more »

Opening Ceremony for SeVerna on K

Mission First Housing, Golden Rule Apartments and Henson Development last month celebrated the opening of the SeVerna on K, with… Read more »

2015 is a Banner Year!

Colorful new banners have been installed on all of the Triangle’s streets, highlighting with bold graphics the vibrant nature of… Read more »

MVT CID Seeks Summer Marketing Intern

The MVT CID seeks a summer intern responsible for supporting its marketing and communications initiatives as well as assisting with… Read more »

It’s Ladies Night!

On Tuesday, February 3rd, join the fun as 5th Street Ace Hardware hosts its annual Ladies Night. This iconic event… Read more »

MVT CID at the DC Economic Partnership Annual Meeting

On December 9th, MVT CID staff (including Real Estate and Planning Manager, Jerome Raymond, shown right) attended the Washington DC… Read more »

January Triangle Times ENewsletter

BicycleSPACE Wheels In To MVT, SeVerna on K, Seeking Summer Intern, Ladies Night at ACE, Restaurant Anniversaries and more. http://eepurl.com/bbT_v9

Santa Celebration Pics Now Available

We had a wonderful time sipping hot chocolate, noshing on popcorn and watching so many of our neighbors taking pictures… Read more »

2014 Perception Survey Results

More than 400 residents (living and working in the MVT) responded to this year’s Perception Survey. Click here to see… Read more »

Welcome the Holiday Season with our Santa Celebration on Thursday, December 11th

Enjoy pictures with Santa, delicious hot chocolate with a fun fixings bar, fresh popcorn and holiday cookies as the MVT… Read more »

News & Notes from Around the MVT

The news has been coming fast this fall and we are excited to share the following: Ogden CAP Properties, LLC… Read more »

Results from the 2014 MVT Perception Survey

Thank you to the 436 residents, office workers and visitors who participated in the 2014 MVT Perception Survey, a 36%… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Recap – Fun Costumes, Colorful Activities, FRESHFARM Market, Strong Retail Participation on Sparkling October Day

The plaza at 5th & K Street came alive with princesses, witches, superheroes and more in a colorful display of… Read more »

November Triangle Times E-Newsletter

Santa Celebration, Perception Survey Results, Apartment and Retail/Restaurant News, Fall Fun Day Recap, Spotlight on Erika Elko of [solidcore] and… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Erika Elko, [solidcore]

Erika Elko (pictured with the [solidcore] team – left to right: Alex Perrin, Meg Bradshaw, Sarah Adams, Anne Mahlum and… Read more »

Santa Celebration Set for December 11th

Save the Date for a very special neighborhood Santa Celebration! Please join us from 4:30 – 6:30 PM on Thursday,… Read more »

The Latest MVT Development Map Now Available

We just updated our Development Map for Mount Vernon Triangle, providing you with the most current information on what is… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Huge Success – Check Out the Pictures

A picture perfect day for Fall Fun Day on October 25th, 2014! The community enjoyed trick-or-treating on K and 5th… Read more »

L’Hommage Bistro Francais Signed at 450K

Alba Osteria owner, Hakan Ilhan, recently announced the signing of a lease at 450K for a new Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

Environmental Assessment Process Kicked Off for Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Planning

On October 2nd, The District Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration held a public meeting at the Carnegie… Read more »

Color the K Mural, Chalk Art, Veggie Creatures & Art Show Enliven MVT on September 27th

On September 27th, artists young and old, amateurs and professionals joined together at 5th & K Streets to celebrate art… Read more »

MVT CID Activates 5th & K Street with Placemaking Seating Pilot Project

The new $7 million K Street streetscape completed in 2013 created a welcoming MVT main street with wider sidewalks, lush… Read more »

October Triangle Times Monthly E-Newsletter

Fall Fun Day, A New French Bistro, the 2014 Perception Survey, Streetcar Update and more.

MVT Spotlight: Sharon Levenberry, Resident and AAMC Employee

Sharon Levenberry is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School. After leaving the area for a… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Set for October 25th w/Costume Parades, Pumpkin Painting, Cider

Fall Fun Day returns to Mount Vernon Triangle with a red carpet trick-or-treat parade for the kids, the famous dog… Read more »

MVT CID Needs Your Voice for the 2014 Perception Survey

Please take a moment to participate in our quick and easy 2014 MVT perception survey. We use this info to… Read more »

VIDA Offers Free Run Club Tuesday Mornings

Looking for a great way to start your day? VIDA at City Vista has recently started a Run Club, led… Read more »

MVT CID Earns Two Merit Awards from International Downtown Association

The International Downtown Association (IDA) has recognized the MVT CID with two Downtown Merit Awards for our work and initiatives… Read more »

Volunteers Make a Difference at Walker-Jones on Beautification Day

Dozens of volunteers showed up at the Walker-Jones Education Campus to participate in DC Beautification Day. This annual DCPS event… Read more »

Restaurants Change It Up for Fall

Alba Osteria has announced a new Grill Grab & Go counter every Thursday and Friday at lunchtime. Designed for those… Read more »

Walkingtown DC Comes to the Heart of the City

Walkingtown DC returns to Mount Vernon Triangle with MVT CID President, Claire Oleksiak, leading the free “Heart of the City”… Read more »

Explore MVT’s Two Parklets on Friday, September 19th

Stop by Alba Osteria and 5th Street Ace Hardware between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm on Friday, September 19th, as… Read more »

Love Your Dog Day and Color the K Arts Celebration Coming to MVT FRESHFARM Market

The MVT CID will go dog crazy this Saturday, September 13th as we welcome Wagtime and Anytime K9 to 5th… Read more »

Baked & Wired Owners Sign Lease to Open New Bakery & Coffeehouse at Lyric 440K

Residents of the Lyric 440 K Apartments can add an on-site bakery and coffeehouse to their amenity list. Yesterday, owners/developers… Read more »

MVT CID Announces Color the K Event on September 27th

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) announces “Color the K”, an inaugural art explosion event to be… Read more »

September Triangle Times Monthly E-Newsletter

Baked & Wired Concept to Lyric, Dog and Art Events Coming to FRESHFARM Market, Parklets, Walkingtown DC, VIDA Run Club,… Read more »

MVT Spotlight: Professesional Dog Walker, Danny Kampf

Mount Vernon Triangle’s Danny Kampf is one of the most recognizable people in the neighborhood, often seen walking 6-13 dogs… Read more »

MVT CID Recipient of Two 2014 Downtown Merit Awards from IDA

The International Downtown Association (IDA) has recognized the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) with two Downtown Merit… Read more »

MVT CID Names Jerome Raymond as Real Estate and Planning Manager

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) has named Jerome Raymond Real Estate and Planning Manager for the… Read more »

Wilkes Company and Quadrangle Close on Key Parcels to Develop Residential Project at 801 3rd Street, NW

The Wilkes Company and Quadrangle Development Corporation have completed an 8-year process to acquire several remaining DC-owned parcels at 801… Read more »

Kettler’s m.flats Apartments Intalling Unique Green Wall, Art and Amenities

If you walk by m.flats at 450 K Street, you’ll see that the landscaping has been completed along the K… Read more »

Farmers Market Thrives; Offers Market Tokens with This Week’s Free Zumba Class

The FRESHFARM Market is in full swing with delicious summer selections including corn, peaches and an assortment of greens. The… Read more »

Walker-Jones Education Campus a Hub for Community Engagement

The Walker-Jones Education Campus has been a focal point this summer for volunteering and community service. On June 27th, volunteers… Read more »

Clean Team Maintains Flowers and Greenery Through Summer Sizzle

The MVT CID Clean Team Ambassadors have been busy this summer maintaining our neighborhood landscaping. The Clean Team Ambassadors water… Read more »

Jerome Raymond Joins MVT CID Staff

The MVT CID is pleased to announce that Jerome Raymond has joined our staff as the Real Estate and Planning… Read more »

August Triangle Times Monthly E-Newsletter

Development Updates for 801 3rd and m.flats, Free Zumba at the Market, Volunteer Engagement at Walker-Jones, Clean Team Tending to… Read more »

The Story of Tazz

This past April, 5th Street Ace Hardware sponsored a dog adoption event with the Washington Animal Rescue League. A small,… Read more »

More From the Big Bus Tour

The MVT CID is out and about – this time on the inaugural Bisnow Bus Tour. Click for the full… Read more »

Hottest Intersection in DC

Chris Baird of Bisnow Real Estate DC speaks to Boston Properties’ Peter Johnston about the confluence of factors that make… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle BOOM!

Chris Baird of Bisnow Real Estate DC speaks to Kettler about m.flats and growth in Mount Vernon Triangle. Full story… Read more »

Mount Vernon Triangle Named as Playable Art DC Location

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) announced today that the DC Office of Planning (OP) has selected… Read more »

Playable Art Awarded to MVT

The DC Office of Planning has named the Mount Vernon Triangle community as one of three Washington, DC locations for… Read more »

DC Seeks Expressions of Interest to Develop 2nd and H Street Parcels

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) has issued a request for expressions of interest… Read more »

MVT CID Renewal Hearing Set for Tonight

The Department of Small and Local Business is holding a public hearing on the renewal of the Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

Focus on Retail in the MVT

On June 3rd, 2014, the MVT CID hosted retail brokers on the rooftop of The Lyric. The event was designed… Read more »

Annual Meeting Recap – Release of FY 2013 Annual Report; Awards Given

It was standing room only in The Lyric’s rooftop community room on May 29th, when Claire Oleksiak, accompanied by Executive… Read more »

MVT FRESHFARM Market Debuts at 5th & K Streets

The MVT CID, ANC Commissioner Marge Maceda and FRESHFARM organizers rang bells to open the first MVT FRESHFARM Market on… Read more »

Keep America Beautiful Assisting in Clean MVT Streets

The MVT CID has