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NBC Washington Profiles MVT Stakeholder’s Efforts to Advance Health Equity

During our MVT Black History Month Celebration this past February, we introduced you to the Young Doctors Project: a program supported by the Association of… Read more »

July 11 Triangle Times

NBC Washington Features AAMC’s “Young Doctors Project,” Prost Launches Trivia & dLeña Starts Express Lunch!

#LifeInMVT Photo of the Week: Mount Vernon Pepco Substation Ribbon Cutting

This week’s #LifeInMVT Photo of the Week is actually a #LifeJustOutsideOfMVT Photo of the Week! On Saturday Pepco hosted a… Read more »

Celebrate Independence Day in MVT!

While Mount Vernon Triangle is walking distance from many of the city-wide July 4th festivities like the National Independence Day Parade on… Read more »

MVT’s Cucina Morini Featured in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Best New Restaurants” July 2024 Issue!

Accolades for Cucina Morini (901 4th Street NW) continue to be served up hot! Last week, we brought you the news that The… Read more »

July 3 Triangle Times

NATO Summit Comes to Washington Convention Center Next Week & More Praise for Cucina Morini! Also: Celebrate July 4th in… Read more »

2024 NATO Summit will take place at Walter E. Washington Convention Center from Tuesday, July 9 through Thursday, July 11

Washington, DC will welcome heads of state, key partners, and  delegates from 32 NATO member nations on Tuesday, July 9… Read more »

#LifeInMVT Photo of the Week: DC Firefighters Memorial Helmet Project

Two DC firefighters prepare to install one of 102 memorial helmets on a streetlight located at 5th & L Streets… Read more »

“There’s lots to applaud here.” MVT’s Cucina Morini Receives High Praise from The Washington Post Food Critic Tom Sietsema!

The reviews are in and the only thing clearer than a “Morini Martini” is how much The Washington Post food critic Tom… Read more »

June 27 Triangle Times

Cucina Morini is a Hit, Where to Watch Euro and Copa Games, Pepco Invites You to a Community Celebration &… Read more »

A Reminder to Stay Cool & Stay Hydrated this Summer!

DC is under an Extended Heat Emergency through Friday, June 21 which means it is more important than ever to stay cool &… Read more »

Welcome to The LAB, Opening Monday at FLEX!

Earlier this month, we introduced you to FLEX, the latest fitness concept coming to MVT. Part of FLEX’s core brand is… Read more »

June 20 Triangle Times

Travel to the Amalfi Coast with Ciel, Meet FLEX’s New Group Fitness Pop-Up, and Tunes in the Triangle Starts Wednesday!

New (D)ish Alert: Summer Menu Just Dropped at Baan Siam!

As the summer heats up so do the dishes at Baan Siam! Reserve a spot on their new outdoor patio and savor… Read more »

Carrying on the Family Business: RASA Co-Owner Rahul Vinod Celebrates Father’s Day

Just in time for Father’s Day, RASA co-owner Rahul Vinod recently appeared on WUSA9’s “Great Food” segment with his dad and… Read more »

Celebrate Father’s Day in the Triangle!

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16 and whether you want to make it a special day for the dads… Read more »

VIDA Fitness City Vista is Getting a Makeover!

As we teased last week, VIDA Fitness City Vista is expanding! Expected this summer, the wellness center currently located at 445 K Street NW is… Read more »

Prather’s Alley the Subject of Recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference Tour

Last Saturday, June 8, MVT CID welcomed more than 40 architects in town attending the American Institute of Architects (AIA)... Read more »

June 13 Triangle Times

New Summer Menu Items at Baan Siam, Updates on VIDA Fitness Expansion & Father’s Day Specials Around MVT! Also, MVT… Read more »

dLena Invites you to Destination Oaxaca by Chef Richard Sandoval!

Discover the spirit of Mexico this summer without ever leaving the Triangle! From Tuesday, June 18 through Sunday, July 28, guests are invited… Read more »

Meet FLEX: MVT’s Newest Fitness Destination!

There’s a new fitness option moving into MVT and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome FLEX to the neighborhood! Considered the… Read more »

Your 2024 Tunes in the Triangle Lineup Just Dropped!

We're kicking off another season of free outdoor concerts in Milian Park (499 Massachusetts Avenue NW) and can't wait to see you there!... Read more »

June 6 Triangle Times

Tunes in the Triangle Lineup Announced, dLeña Invites You to Destination Oaxaca & Tomorrow’s Breakfast Taco Pop-Up at 2Fifty!

Celebrate Pride at Bar Chinois!

Pride Month begins Saturday, June 1 with DC’s celebrations – known locally as “Capital Pride” – culminating on the weekend of… Read more »

Mark Your Calendars: Tunes in the Triangle Returns Wednesday, June 26!

Gather your friends, coworkers, and neighbors, start planning your takeout orders from MVT restaurants, and get ready for another season of free… Read more »

May 30 Triangle Times

Tunes in the Triangle Start Date Announced, 2Fifty Texas BBQ Makes National News & Celebrate Pride at Bar Chinois!

Here’s The Dish about 2Fifty Texas BBQ!

CBS Series, The Dish – known for highlighting the relationship between food and culture, just featured 2Fifty Texas BBQ! Watch… Read more »

Memorial Day Happenings In and Around MVT!

Monday, May 27 is Memorial Day, the national holiday where we honor and remember the brave Americans who died in active… Read more »

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month Around MVT!

Mandu isn’t the only standout spot in MVT where you can experience the flavors and cultures of Asian Americans! Check… Read more »

MVT in the News: Mandu’s Chef Danny Lee Featured in NBC4 Piece Highlighting AANHPI Voices Around the DMV

Throughout Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month (Wednesday, May 1 – Friday, May 31), NBC4 has been profiling… Read more »

May 23 Triangle Times

NBC4 Spotlights Mandu for AANHPI Heritage Month & Our 2023 Neighborhood Perception Survey Results Are In!

Now Available: Our 2023 Neighborhood Perception Survey Results

Thank you to the record 1,240 of you who shared your feedback this past January in our Neighborhood Perception Survey… Read more »

Have you seen MVT’s newest Crown Jewel?

Welcome, CROSBY! Located in Mount Vernon Triangle at 300 K St NW, CROSBY is luxury residential living at its most… Read more »

MVT20 is One for the Books—And a Good Time Was Had by All!

A celebration worthy of two decades (and one extra week!) in the making, MVT20 brought thousands of residents and visitors… Read more »

2Fifty Texas BBQ Named in “The 26 Best New Restaurants in the D.C. Area” by The Washington Post

And the hits just keep coming for 2Fifty Texas BBQ: congratulations are in order for being named in The Washington Post‘s… Read more »

No Gatekeeping Here: Nominate MVT Businesses for “Best of D.C. 2024”!

We know you know that Mount Vernon Triangle is the best neighborhood filled with the best spots… but now it’s time to… Read more »

MVT’s Newest Brunch Destination is Cucina Morini!

Stop by Cucina Morini (901 4th Street NW) this weekend for the debut of its new brunch concept, “Caffe Morini” an à… Read more »

May 16 Triangle Times

MVT20 Recap, WaPo Recognition for 2Fifty Texas BBQ & Now Serving Brunch at Cucina Morini!

Celebrate Mothers Day in MVT!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12 and these MVT businesses are here to help you celebrate all the moms in your… Read more »

New Vendor, Chris’ Marketplace Joins FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Don’t be crabby: the FRESHFARM MVT Market o”fish”ially has crab cakes! Chris’ Marketplace begins bringing its fresh crab cakes, seasonal soups and gazpachos, baked goods,… Read more »

May 10 Triangle Times

Make Tomorrow a Day to Remember in MVT with MVT20 & New FRESHFARM MVT Market Vendor Chris’ Marketplace! ALSO: Let… Read more »

As Seen on TV: “The McDowell” & “Le Royale” Make Their Triumphant Return to MVT!

Yesterday morning, MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson appeared on FOX 5 alongside Chef Elias Taddesse, RAMMY Award Finalist & 2020 Eater DC… Read more »

May 1 Triangle Times

2Fifty Texas BBQ & Baan Siam Make NYT Top 25 List, MVT Leadership Talks MVT 20 on FOX 5 &… Read more »

MVT’s 2Fifty Barbecue and Baan Siam listed under “The 25 Best Restaurants in Washington D.C. Right Now” by The New York Times

Congratulations are in order for 2Fifty Texas BBQ and Baan Siam who were both named to the recent New York Times list of "The 25 Best... Read more »

RASA Enters the Wrap(s) Game

Move over bowls, starting today you can get all the Indian flavors you know and love from RASA in wrap form! The… Read more »

Meet the Musicians Playing the MVT20 Main Stage!

MVT20 is coming to the 600 Block of K Street next Saturday, May 4 and we’ve assembled an outstanding collection of… Read more »

April 25 Triangle Times

Meet the Musicians Playing the MVT20 Main Stage! ALSO: Wellness Wednesdays Kicks Off Next Week, RASA Enters the Wraps Game… Read more »

Rasa, D.C.’s Go-To Destination for Indian Bowls, Enters the Wraps Game

Fast-casual Rasa adds stuffed wraps to the mix this spring, marking the local hitmaker’s first big menu makeover since its... Read more »

Vote Early. Vote Often. (Maybe). Vote Bar Chinois!

In case you missed the news last week, on Monday, April 8, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced its 2024 RAMMY Awards Finalists. And… Read more »

Wellness Wednesdays Returns to Milian Park May 1!

Heads up MVT fitness fans! After a successful inaugural year, we are thrilled to be bringing back Wellness Wednesdays for… Read more »

April 19 Triangle Times

New MVT20 Programming Details Released, Wellness Wednesday Returns, Celebrate Earth Day with dLeña, and Sip & Shop with 450K!

April 11 Triangle Times

Save the Date for a Celebration Two Decades in the Making: Great Ready for MVT20 on Saturday, May 4

RASA Launches Happy Hour

There’s a new happy hour on the block! RASA announced it will now be serving up $4 beers and $5 wines and… Read more »

bartaco introduces #givingtaco

bartaco will be releasing limited-time tacos that give back $1 from every #givingtaco sold to a local community organization! The first taco available… Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Vendor Ana’s Twist Makes National Headlines!

A recent New York Times article profiled a labor-intensive traditional Ecuadorean soup called fanesca that is prepared and served specifically during Holy Week in the lead up… Read more »

10 Years On & FRESHFARM MVT Market Continues to Grow!

Since its debut in June 2014, our FRESHFARM MVT Market continues to be a special part of our neighborhood by providing an engaging and inclusive… Read more »

April 4 Triangle Times: The FRESHFARM Edition

Looking back at the last 10 years, Looking ahead to the 2024 Season, and NYT Spotlight on Woman-Owned Market Vendor!

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Cucina MORINI!

Cucina MORINI (901 4th Street NW) began serving up coastal Italian dishes and $7 all-evening martinis on Tuesday, March 26 when… Read more »

Monumental MVT CID Update Regarding Capital One Arena

As you may now be aware, it was announced late afternoon yesterday, March 27 that the District of Columbia and… Read more »

MVT Women’s History Month Celebration Concludes with an Interview with The h3 Project Founder Dr. Ami Angell! 

To close out MVT’s celebration of Women’s History Month we today shine the spotlight on a woman who is literally… Read more »

March 28 Triangle Times

Monumental Update on Capital One Arena & Dr. Ami Angell of The h3 Project Concludes MVT Women’s History Month Celebration.

3 Hot Restaurants and a Food Hall Open Around DC Tuesday March 26th!

Mount Vernon Triangle’s newest neighbor, Cucina Morini presented by Chef Matt Adler, opened on Tuesday, March 26th 2024, along with… Read more »

Celebrate Ramadan with Ottoman Taverna & Busboys and Poets

Throughout the month-long observance of Ramadan, Ottoman Taverna is staying open late to welcome guests looking to break their fasts together. The Michelin Guide-listed… Read more »

March 21 Triangle Times

Clock Ticking on March Madness Brackets, Read One Sweet WHM Profile & An Unusual Waterproofing Pic You Might Actually Like!

MVT Women’s History Month Celebration Continues with Sweet Profile of MVT Resident & GELAT’OH! Founder Sierra Georgia!

As part of our ongoing celebration of women whose contributions make DC a better place to live, work, and visit,… Read more »

Play Along with the MVT March Madness Bracket Challenge!

Join us for some virtual community fun with the chance to win some great prizes! New this year! We are… Read more »

Celebrating Spring in MVT!

Spring is in the air, or should we say pollen is in the air, and with it comes one of DC’s favorite… Read more »

MVT Women’s History Month Celebration Continues with Profile of Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, Resident & Founder/CEO of Grapevine Health

As Women’s History Month progresses we continue to spotlight the formidable women who we’re honored call Mount Vernon Triangle home. This week… Read more »

March 14 Triangle Times

MVT March Madness Bracket Returns, Cherry Blossom Specials Bloom & FRESHFARM MVT Market Gets You Ready for St. Paddy’s Day!… Read more »

Washingtonian: “Caruso’s Grocery Chef Serves Up Sicilian Food and $7 Martinis at Cucina Morini”

Street Closure Advisory: Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon & 5K Saturday, March 16

Next Saturday, March 16, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and 5K will take place in DC with parts of the race… Read more »

Time to Gear Up for Another Bike to Work Day!

Registration is now open for Bike to Work Day happening Friday, May 17 from 6am-9am! Whether you start, finish, or… Read more »

MVT Women’s History Month Celebration Continues with Profile of Debby Portillo González, Co-Owner of 2Fifty Texas BBQ

Women’s History Month began Friday, March 1 and throughout the month we’ll spotlight a group of incredible female leaders for… Read more »

March 7 Triangle Times

Women’s History Month Continues with Spotlight on 2Fifty Texas BBQ Co-Owner Debby Portillo González! ALSO: Bike to Work Day Registration… Read more »

The h3 Project Continues the Mission

Last week, The h3 Project founder Dr. Ami Angell presented a comprehensive one-hour course to Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) employees on opioid overdoses.… Read more »

MVT Celebration of Black History Month Closes with Tribute to the “Cobb” in Cobb Park

As we close out our February celebration of Black History Month and pivot toward Women’s History Month starting tomorrow, March… Read more »

February 29 Triangle Times

MVT Concludes Black History Month & Starts Women’s History Month with Tribute to Cobb Park’s Hero Namesake and MVT’s Homeless… Read more »

Celebrate Presidents Day in MVT!

Presidents Day is this Monday, February 19. Celebrate locally with extended bottomless brunch menus at dLeña & Ottoman Taverna, or learn how to make five unique… Read more »

Here’s the “Tea” on What’s New At FRESHFARM MVT Market This Weekend!

Forget about a groundhog’s shadow, the return of fresh produce to FRESHFARM MVT Market is the real sign that spring is on its… Read more »

February 15 Triangle Times

Black History Month Profile of Bishop Smallwood E. Williams, the Force Behind I-395’s “Bible Way Bend” at New York Avenue… Read more »

MVT Black History Month Celebration Continues with Spotlight on Bishop Smallwood E. Williams, Force Behind the “Bible Way Bend”

As part of our continuing celebration of Black History Month, this week we pay tribute to civil rights activist Bishop… Read more »

We “Ricotta” Cheese Vendor at the FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Not to be cheesy about it, but this is going to “brie” a great weekend at the FRESHFARM MVT Market!… Read more »

MVT Black History Month Celebration Continues with Spotlight on AAMC’s Health Equity Initiatives

As part of our continuing celebration of Black History Month, this week we highlight work some of the organizations headquartered here in… Read more »

Call for Volunteers!

Mount Carmel Baptist Church (901 3rd Street NW) serves as a host site for the SHARE Food Network and is in need… Read more »

Feel the Love in MVT!

Valentine’s Day is on Wednesday, February 14 and these MVT spots have something special lined up “just for you” OR… Read more »

February 8 Triangle Times

Plan Your Valentine’s Day in MVT, Volunteers Needed & Everyone Say “Cheese!” (this Weekend Only at FRESHFARM MVT Market)  

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Bar Chinois!

Lunar New Year begins on Saturday, February 10 and will herald in the Year of the Dragon. Bar Chinois is kicking off the… Read more »

MVT Super Bowl Specials

Super Bowl LVIII is Sunday, February 11, but it’s never to early to start planning your party and these MVT… Read more »

February 2, 2024 Triangle Times

MVT Celebrates Black History Month, CM Allen Delivers Huge Win for Cobb Park & Where to Get Your Super Bowl… Read more »

Cobb Park Moves One Step Closer Thanks to Recent Push by Councilmember Allen

Great news Mount Vernon Triangle: we’re now one step closer to delivering the long-anticipated greenspace that you’ve repeatedly requested and… Read more »

MVT Celebrates Black History Month

Yesterday, February 1 marked the start of Black History Month, and throughout February we’ll recognize and celebrate African-American contributions to… Read more »

bartaco Introduces New Free (of) Spirits Cocktail Line

Whether you’re looking for some new beverage options to close out Dry January strong, or you simply enjoy zero-proof drinks made… Read more »

Say “Arrivederci” to Nicoletta Italian Kitchen and “Ciao” to “Cucina Morini”!

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen announced earlier this week that the restaurant has briefly closed its doors to make way for a rebrand set to open this Spring. The Washington… Read more »

Washingtonian Names 2Fifty Texas BBQ & Baan Siam to its “100 Very Best Restaurants in Washington, DC”!

Congratulations are in order for MVT restaurants 2Fifty Texas BBQ (414 K Street NW)  and Baan Siam (425 I Street NW) who both scored… Read more »

January 25 Triangle Times

2Fifty Texas BBQ & Baan Siam Earn High Praise in Washingtonian, Nicoletta Rebrands & MVT Neighborhood Perception Survey!

First Snowfall of the Year is No Match for MVT Clean Team!

We “snow” we have the best Clean Team around!   Arriving in the neighborhood before dawn on Tuesday, January 16,… Read more »

The Reports Are In: 2Fifty Texas BBQ is Worth the Wait!

MVT’s newest restaurant, 2Fifty Texas BBQ, officially opened its doors to a line of barbecue enthusiasts 60-deep on Saturday, January 13 and sold 800… Read more »

Just in Time for Restaurant Week: MVT in the News featuring Mandu on NBC4 Washington!

Mandu chef and owner Danny Lee sat down with NBC4 Washington’s Eun Yang earlier this month to discuss the restaurant’s unique take on the… Read more »

January 18 Triangle Times

Mandu Featured on NBC4 Washington, 2Fifty Wows on Opening Weekend & MVT Clean Team Takes on Winter Weather

They’re Here: Welcome to the Neighborhood 2fifty BBQ!

Mark your calendars:   we’ve received official word that 2fifty BBQ has been cleared for liftoff and will be opening its doors… Read more »

New Year, New Menu!

RASA is rolling out a winter menu!   Featuring new, vibrant ingredients and you’re invited to check them out! The… Read more »

MVT Winter Warmup Clothing Drive

During the month of January, we are proud to bring back our annual Winter Warmup Clothing Drive! If you’re planning… Read more »

Honoring MLK Day

On Monday, January 15 we pause to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of… Read more »

January 11 Triangle Times

2fifty Arrives in MVT, New Menu at RASA & MVT Winter Warmup Coat Drive Begins!

We Want to Hear From You: MVT Neighborhood Perception Survey for Calendar Year 2023 is Live!

As we step into the new year, we are taking a look back on our 2023 in preparation for an… Read more »

Welcome to the FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market Season!

Even in the winter months fresh produce continues to grow, hens continue to lay eggs, and handmade empanadas, pastries, breads,… Read more »

The Ins-and-Outs of 2024 in MVT

With the start of the new year we wanted to take a moment to say goodbye to a few things… Read more »

Feeling Fit for 2024

It’s the start of a new year which means many people will be thinking about ways to improve their health… Read more »

January 4 Triangle Times

January 4 Triangle Times: Neighborhood Perception Survey is Live, FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market Begins & Hit Your 2024 Goals with… Read more »

That’s a “Wrap” on the Plaza West Grandfamily Gift Drive!

On Friday, December 15 presents and gift cards were loaded into the MVT Sleigh and delivered to Plaza West Apartments… Read more »

NYE in MVT

What are your doing New Year’s Eve? How about counting down to 2024 in MVT? Check out one (or many!)… Read more »

Coming Soon to MVT: Bagels & A Basement Speakeasy!

Finally: a bagel shop your New York transplant friends can’t complain about! In case you missed it, local food reporter and… Read more »

December 22 Triangle Times

Bagels & Basement Speakeasy Coming Soon, NYE in MVT & Expressing Gratitude

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Cantata!

On Wednesday, December 13, the team behind Cantata, Mount Vernon Triangle’s newest apartment building, opened its doors to neighbors, community… Read more »

MVT CID Message Regarding Capital One Arena

It is impossible to separate the presence of the destination attractions that surround us from the success of downtown’s East… Read more »

December 14 Triangle Times

A Message on Capital One Arena, More Holiday Fun at FRESHFARM MVT Market & Development News Around the Triangle

December 7 Triangle Times

Donations Still Needed for Plaza West Gift Drive & A Visit from Santa

Season’s Greetings from FRESHFARM MVT Market!

Celebrate the season and shop seasonal produce all December-long at the FRESHFARM MVT Market! The elves (a.k.a. MVT CID and FRESHFARM staff!) have been… Read more »

Share the Joy of the Season: Donate to the Plaza West Grandfamily Gift Drive

In case you missed it: on Giving Tuesday we launched our fourth Plaza West Grandfamily Gift Drive on our social media channels.… Read more »

November 30 Triangle Times

Santa Visits FRESHFARM MVT Market This Saturday & Plaza West Gift Drive Happening Now!

We Give Thanks For: Leaders Keeping the Team Strong

Supervisor Jimmie Carter has been heading the MVT CID Clean Team for the last eight years and we thank him… Read more »

We Give Thanks For: Partners Leading the Way

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

We Give Thanks For: 175 Years of Spiritual & Civic Service

On Sunday, November 19, The Second Baptist Church of Washington, DC will celebrate its 175th Anniversary. All are welcome to join the festivities to… Read more »

November 17 Triangle Times

Some Things We’re Grateful For this Year

‘Tis The Season for Holiday Party Space Rentals!

Nothing can turn you into a Grinch during the holidays more than spending too much time trying to find the perfect spot to… Read more »

November 9 Triangle Times

MVT Businesses Available for Holiday Party Space Rental, Call for Volunteers & New HEMPHILL Exhibit

Celebrate the Season of Giving at FRESHFARM MVT Market!

With Spooky Season now behind us, we welcome November as the Season of Giving here in MVT with two different… Read more »

MVT Fall Fun Day 2023 Recap

And Fall Fun Was Had by All!   Thank you to all who came out to celebrate Fall Fun Day… Read more »

November 2 Triangle Times

Fall Fun Day Recap, Season of Giving Begins & MVT Fall Literature Festival this Saturday!

October 26 Triangle Times

New Vendor at FRESHFARM MVT Market, Halloween Specials & MVT Fall Fun Day is Here!

October 20 Triangle Times

Saturdays are for Celebrating Fall in MVT!

Bar Chinois Makes WaPo List of 11 Best Cocktail Bar Happy Hours

Congrats to the team at Bar Chinois, which last Saturday celebrated its two-year anniversary, for making the Washington Post round-up of “The… Read more »

2Fifty Texas BBQ Owners Close Out MVT Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

As we close out Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually September 15 through October 15 to highlight the important contributions of… Read more »

October 13 triangle Times

“On the Square” at DC History Center, 2Fifty Texas BBQ + Bar Chinois Make News & Season’s Final FRESHFARM MVT… Read more »

October 6 Triangle Times

Work Continues on 4-1/2 & K Streets NW Pedestrian Improvements, Fall Literature Festival this Saturday, and Our Mobile Kiosks Need… Read more »

Fall Fun Day Returns Saturday, October 28!

Mark your calendars and start thinking of your pet’s perfect costume because Fall Fun Day is only a month away!… Read more »

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at dLeña!

Beginning Tuesday, October 3 through Sunday, November 5, guests are invited to experience the artistry of dLeña’s kitchen and bar programs on a mesmerizing journey… Read more »

September 28 Triangle Times

dLeña Celebrates Dia de los Muertos, Art + Dine All Night this Weekend & Mark Your Calendars for Fall Fun… Read more »

September 21 Triangle Times

MVT Fall Literature Festival Postponed, Dine All Night Starts Tonight, and Support Maui Recovery Efforts with bartaco

September 14 Triangle Times

Be the Next MVT Photo Walk Photographer, Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at dLeña, Mural Ceremony & Apples at FRESHFARM. ALSO:… Read more »

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with dLeña

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off tomorrow Friday, September 15 and runs through Sunday, October 15. To honor the occasion, Richard… Read more »

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Introduces “Pre-Game Hour”!

New late-night food option alert! Starting tomorrow, September 8, Nicoletta Italian Kitchen will now be open until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays… Read more »

September 7 Triangle Times

MVT Photo Walk Opening Reception Tonight, Nicoletta Launches Late-Night Happy Hour, Bar Chinois Hosts Cocktail Class and Soul Mega Returns… Read more »

Large-Scale Mural Completed to Accelerate Awareness on Climate Change

If walls could talk this one would say “Mother Nature shows us anything big starts out small.” German mural artist Hera’s finishing touch… Read more »

Pepco Seeks Public Input for New Art Installation on Fence Around Mount Vernon Substation

Pepco is giving you the power to shape the artistic vision of the Mount Vernon Substation lenticular fence on the 100 block of… Read more »

August 31 Triangle Times

“24 Hours of #LifeInMVT” Launches, Pepco Seeks Community Input & Massive Climate Action Mural Completed in MVT

New Mural Emerges in MVT

Did you happen to notice a woman suspended 11-stories in the air painting the side of 455 Eye Apartments? German muralist Hera has been hard… Read more »

August 24 Triangle Times

Movies in Milian Return & New Mural Emerges

August 17 Triangle Times

Summer Restaurant Week is Coming, Tunes in the Triangle is Coming to an End & Mobile Cooking Kiosk Pops Up… Read more »

Calling All Artists!

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) seeks an artist to create a central three-dimensional artwork for a… Read more »

August 10 Triangle Times

Call For Artists Released, Margaritas Return to FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten & Events DC Invites You to Watch “Turning Red” on… Read more »

MVT Clean Team Swings Into Action!

In case you missed Sunday’s Instagram post, our Clean Team were hard at work starting at sunrise to clean up… Read more »

August 3 Triangle Times

MVT Clean Team Swings Into Action & 2023 MVT CID Annual Meeting Recap

MVT Gets “Reconnected” During 2023 Annual Meeting, Releases FY 2022 Annual Report

To detail this past year’s many accomplishments in support of our continued efforts to reconnect with each other and the… Read more »

July 27 Triangle Times

Tropical Smoothie Giveaway at Tunes in the Triangle, Pizza Classes at Nicoletta & Update on the DDOT K Street Project

Roadway Improvement Project Coming to K Street in Late July/Early August

MVT residents, workers, and visitors are advised that the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin a roadway improvement project… Read more »

July 20 Triangle Times

Cantata Has Your Summer Reading Ready, RASA Launches Rewards App & FRESHFARM MVT Market Welcomes New Bread Vendor Saturday

dLeña Named One of America’s Top 50 Independent Restaurants

Congratulations to dLeña for being named to the list of “America’s Top 50 Independent Restaurants for 2023” in the July issue FSR, a… Read more »

And the RAMMY Goes To… MVT Restaurants Win Big at 2023 RAMMY Awards!

On Sunday, July 9, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) hosted its annual awards ceremony to celebrate legacy and excellence in the… Read more »

July 13 Triangle Times

Two MVT Faves Win Big at RAMMYs, FRESHFARM MVT Market Cooking Demo Kiosk Returns & Definition of Fitness Turns One!

Coming Soon to MVT: 2fifty Barbecue!

Yep, you “herd” that right there’s a new barbecue joint hitting the block!   Washington Post food reporter and smoked meats connoisseur Tim Carman broke the… Read more »

July 6 Triangle Times

New BBQ Coming Soon, Capitol Cider at FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten & Last Chance to Vote for Best of DC!

June 29 Triangle Times

Special Fourth of July Edition!

Celebrate Independence Day in MVT!

Summer is in full swing and Independence Day is rapidly approaching – these MVT businesses have you covered with specials… Read more »

June 22 Triangle Times

Events & Happenings Around MVT!

A Baked Joint Turns Eight!

We would like to wish a very happy birthday to our friends at A Baked Joint who today are celebrating eight years… Read more »

June 15 Triangle Times

Open Call for Makers, Flower Arranging Demo at FRESHFARM This Saturday & More Father’s Day Deals!

MVT CID Call for Makers

Calling all creatives! Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) in Washington, DC is seeking local makers to submit basic… Read more »

Celebrate Father’s Day in MVT!

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

Baan Siam Introduces New Summer Menu

If you haven’t tasted the authentic Thai flavors of Baan Siam yet, or are just in the market for your next favorite… Read more »

MVT in the News: Bar Chinois & Prost Named “D.C.’s 10 Best Bottomless Brunches” by The Washington Post

A hearty congrats – or should we say “Prost! – is in order for MVT restaurants Bar Chinois and Prost for being listed by The Washington Post as one of the top… Read more »

June 8 Triangle Times

Bar Chinois & Prost Named Best Bottomless Brunches by The Washington Post, Baan Siam Launches Summer Menu & Father’s Day… Read more »

Our 2022 Neighborhood Perception Survey Results

Thank you to the nearly 1,100 respondents who shared their feedback this past January in our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering… Read more »

June 1 Triangle Times

Community Feedback Needed, Free Zumba with VIDA Fitness this Saturday & New Distiller Coming to FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten

Celebrate Memorial Day and the Unofficial Start to Summer This Weekend!

Monday, May 29 is Memorial Day, the national holiday where we honor and remember the brave Americans who died in active… Read more »

Congratulations Sandy Wilkes!

The Mount Vernon Triangle CID extends its heartfelt congratulations to Charles C. “Sandy” Wilkes for being awarded the Community Impact/Neighborhood Vision Award... Read more »

May 25 Triangle Times

Memorial Day Specials, Last Chance to Sign Up For Wellness Wednesdays & Cultural Walking Tour of Enslaved Washington

May 18 Triangle Times

Ciel is MVT’s Newest Brunch Destination, New Exhibit at HEMPHILL Opens Saturday & Bike to Work Day Rolls Tomorrow!

May 11 Triangle Times

MVT Mother’s Day Specials, Nominate Your Favorite Places for “Best of DC 2023”, and Register for Bike to Work Day!

Celebrate Mother’s Day in MVT

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14 and these MVT restaurants are here to help you celebrate all the moms in your… Read more »

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in MVT!

These MVT restaurants are pulling out all the stops to celebrate Cinco de Mayo today with tacos, margaritas, and even… Read more »

May 4 Triangle Times

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in MVT, Claim Your Free MVT Market Tote & Get Ready for Spring Fest!

Recent MVT Public Space Activations Earn High Honors from AIA DC

We’re thrilled to announce that our MVT Photo Walk, FRESHFARM Mobile Kitchen, and Retail Kiosk activations – all made possible through… Read more »

April 27 Triangle Times

MVT Public Space Activation Wins Major Award!

Introducing “Wellness Wednesdays,” A Free Outdoor Series for Your Mind & Body!

Work up a sweat and get your mind right in MVT this May! We've partnered with local Mount Vernon Triangle fitness... Read more »

Give the Gift of Reading!

We’re thrilled to announce that our friends at Turning the Page have partnered with Plaza West Grandfamlies Apartments to create a curated wish list of children’s books… Read more »

MVT CID Welcomes DDOT Leadership for Neighborhood Site Visit

On Friday, April 14, MVT CID welcomed DDOT Director Everett Lott and Special Assistant for Economic Development Steve Varga to... Read more »

April 20 Triangle Times

MVT CID Hosts Site Visit with DDOT Leadership, Plaza West Book Drive Launches & Register for Wellness Wednesdays!

Cheers to Our RAMMY Nominees!

On Monday, April 10 the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the finalists for the 2023 RAMMY Awards and a number of Mount Vernon… Read more »

April 13 Triangle Times

MVT RAMMY Nominees & Tunes in the Triangle Lineup is Out!

April 6 Triangle Times

Free Cider this Saturday, MVT March Madness Bracket Challenge Winners & Happy Holidays from MVT CID!

FRESHFARM MVT Market Enters Main Season this Saturday!

It’s official: winter market season is over! Celebrate the start of main market season this Saturday at the FRESHFARM MVT Market located… Read more »

March 30 Triangle Times

MVT Market Enters Main Season, Meet the Literature Festival Performers & Get Ready for Easter with Toscana Market

MVT CID Introduces Rotational Programming to the FRESHFARM MVT Market

As the FRESHFARM MVT Market enters its busy spring/summer season, we are excited to introduce a rotational schedule that will... Read more »

Bike to Work Day Rolls into MVT Friday, March 19

Dust off your spandex! Registration for the 2023 Bike to Wok Day is now open! Whether you start, finish, or just pass… Read more »

Here’s Where You Can Get Cherry Blossom-Themed Specials Around MVT!

If your seasonal allergies weren’t enough of a clue, these MVT businesses are here to let you know that Spring… Read more »

March 23 Triangle Times

Women’s History Month Spotlights Lynn Hackney, MVT Literature Festival Returns to Milian Park & Register for Bike to Work Day

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Lynn Hackney of Community Three

In honor of Women's History Month, we sat down with Lynn Hackney, Principal and Co-Owner of real estate development firm... Read more »

Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Rolls through MVT this Saturday

This Saturday, March 18, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and 5K will take place in DC with parts of the race… Read more »

Nominate Your Favorite MVT Restaurants for The RAMMYS!

We won’t tell you who to vote for (because we think ALL our Mount Vernon Triangle restaurants deserve to be nominated!) but… Read more »

Here’s What’s “Buzzing” at dLeña this Spring!

Did you know one in every three bites of food rely on bees for pollination? In honor of the humble bumble… Read more »

March 15 Triangle Times

Important Information Regarding the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, Inaugural MVT Meet Up & FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten Returns!

Unlock a Sneak Peek at MVT’s Latest in Residential Luxury!

Anyone walking by Third Street recently might have noticed that we are close to welcoming a new residential building into… Read more »

Mandu Makes the Michelin Guide!

On Wednesday, renowned Michelin Guide came out with its new short-list of potentially-starred restaurants for the DC area and Mount Vernon… Read more »

March 9 Triangle Times

Mandu Gets Michelin Mention, Pi Day at Nicoletta & FRESHFARM MVT Biergarten Returns!

2023 MVT March Madness Bracket Challenge

With March Madness right around the corner, we are launching our MVT March Madness Bracket Challenge for its second year! Join… Read more »

Special Message From MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson

Dear Friends of Mount Vernon Triangle – Even a community as happening as Mount Vernon Triangle can have a slow... Read more »

February 23 Triangle Times

Black History Month & Mardi Gras Celebrations Continue!

February 16 Triangle Times

Discover Prather’s Alley’s Past During Black History Month & “Marg” Your Calendars for National Margarita Day! Plus, Pleitez Produce Returns… Read more »

It’s a (MVT) Love Story

We celebrate love in MVT every day of the year, but with Valentine’s Day less than a week away, we… Read more »

MVT Super Bowl Specials

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend and whether you’re rooting for the Eagles, the Chiefs, or Rihanna’s triumphant return to live… Read more »

February 9 Triangle Times

MVT’s Celebration of Black History Month Continues, Score a Touchdown with MVT Super Bowl Deals & Discover #LoveInMVT!

MVT Celebrates Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, we will be posting ways you can celebrate Black History Month around Mount Vernon Triangle… Read more »

Love is in the Air at these MVT Businesses!

Whether you’ve been struck by Cupid’s arrow or were the person in the friend group to whom everyone kept sending… Read more »

February 2 Triangle Times: MVT Celebrates Black History Month & Get a Head Start on Your Valentine’s Day Plans!

New Produce Vendor Joins FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market

The FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market continues to add new vendors! Last week, shoppers were introduced to Ben’s Produce from Lancaster, Pennsylvania who will be regulars… Read more »

Mélange’s Chef Elias Taddesse Named to James Beard Award Shortlist for “Best Emerging Chef”

MVT’s own Chef Elias Taddesse can officially add being James Beard Award shortlisted to his growing list of accolades and achievements! Chef Elias was… Read more »

Alta Strada & Nama Extend Restaurant Week Through Sunday

Haven’t had your fill of Winter Restaurant Week yet? Alta Strada & Nama have extended their $40 three-course dinner specials through Sunday, January 29!  Reserve your… Read more »

January 26 Triangle Times

MVT Restaurants Honored, Restaurant Week Extended & New Produce Vendor at FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market!

Meet the New Vendors at the FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market!

In last week’s Triangle Times, we introduced you to the FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market, but we wanted to take a moment… Read more »

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Bar Chinois & Mandu!

Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with delicious food and celebrations! Bar Chinois will be kicking off the Lunar New Year… Read more »

January 19 Triangle Times

Celebrate Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day & Winter Restaurant Week with MVT Restaurants!

Become a Winter Warrior at the FRESHFARM MVT Winter Market!

We are proud to host one of the few year-round FRESHFARM Markets here in MVT and encourage you to stop… Read more »

Celebrating MLK Day

Monday, January 16 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In honor of the holiday, the MVT CID office will be closed and… Read more »

Baan Siam, Club Pilates & Mélange Make the News!

MVT businesses are starting 2023 out by making headlines! Club Pilates trainers Damon Foster and Stephanie Lundeby joined WUSA9 in-studio yesterday to… Read more »

January 12 Triangle Times

MVT Businesses in the News, Become a Winter Warrior, Celebrate MLK Day + Other MVT Events & Happenings

We Want to Hear From You: Take the MVT Perception Survey!

Our Neighborhood Perception Survey covering calendar year 2022 is now open for your feedback. Distributed annually, the survey is MVT CID’s most important… Read more »

In Memoriam: Steve Powell

It is with very heavy hearts that we share news of the death of long-time Clean Team Member Steve Powell,… Read more »

January 5 Triangle Times

Drop-Off Winter Clothing Donations at FRESHFARM, Take Our 2022 Perception Survey & Clear Your Plates for Restaurant Week!

From the North Pole to Plaza West: Your Gifts Are on the Way!

Thank you again to everyone who donated to the 2022 MVT Holiday Gift Drive benefitting the “grandfamilies” at Plaza West Apartments! Because of your… Read more »

December 22 Triangle Times

Your New Year’s Plans Revealed, MVT Photo Walk Recap & MVT Gift Drive Update

MVT Go-To Guide: New Year’s Eve

How about counting down to 2023 in MVT? Check out one (or many!) of these MVT restaurants offering special events and deals… Read more »

Plans Revealed for Major New MVT Residential Development

As reported by the Washington Business Journal earlier this week, owners of the surface parking lot at 1001 6th Street NW –… Read more »

December 16 Triangle Times

Planned MVT Residential Development Makes News, Sign Up to Tour New MVT Photo Walk & MVT Mobile Kiosks Make Market… Read more »

New Mobile Kiosks Debut at the FRESHFARM MVT Market

On Saturday, December 10, FRESHFARM MVT Market attendees were treated to a sneak peek – along with a free sample… Read more »

December 8 Triangle Times

Celebrate the Holidays with MVT, Volunteer + Donation Opportunities, and the Go-To Guide to Brunch Around MVT

MVT Go-To Guide: Lunch

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

December 1 Triangle Times

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

Holiday Inn Express Now Open!

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

Black Friday 2022 Deals & Events in MVT!

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

Make MVT Your Home for the Holidays!

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

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

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Art & Entertainment

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

November 18 Triangle Times

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

MVT In the News: Mélange Celebrates DMV Black Restaurant Week

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Private Space Rentals

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

Let the Season of Giving Begin!

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

November 10 Triangle Times

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

Election Day in MVT

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Fitness Studios

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

November 3 Triangle Times

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

2022 MVT Fall Fun Day Recap & Photos!

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

Graffiti Removal at 300 Block of H Street NW

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

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

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Halloween

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

October 27 Triangle Times

Your Preview to Fall Fun!

MVT Go-To Guide: Pizza

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

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

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

October 20 Triangle Times

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

October 13, 2022 Triangle Times

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

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

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Coffee

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

October 6 Triangle Times

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

September 29 Triangle Times

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

MVT Go-To Guide: Happy Hours

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

September 15 Triangle Times

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

September 8 Triangle Times

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

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

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

9/1 Triangle Times

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

Labor Day Specials in the Triangle

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

Rebel Taco Now Open in MVT!

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

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

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

August 25 Triangle Times

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

Now Serving: Happy Hour + Plenty of Tacos!

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

Summer Restaurant Week Offers from MVT Spots Make News

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

August 17 Triangle Times

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

August 11 Triangle Times

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

Summer Restaurant Week Returns!

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

Now Serving: Your August Happy Hour Plans!

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

August 4 Triangle Times

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

MVT Retail Survey & Mid-Year “Pulse Check”

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

July 29 Triangle Times

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

RASA Celebrates Two Years in MVT!

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

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

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

July 22 Triangle Times

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

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

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

July 14 Triangle Times

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

MVT is Simply the Best!

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

July 7 Triangle Times

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

MVT Fourth of July Specials

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

Definition of Fitness Opens in MVT!

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

June 30 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Reopens with New Neapolitan Pizzas!

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

June 22 Triangle Times

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

June 17 Triangle Times

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

Father’s Day Specials in MVT

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

June 9 Triangle Times

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

June 2 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with Local Celebrations & Specials

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

May 26 Triangle Times

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

May 19 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

March 13 Triangle Times

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

Mélange Now Serves Brunch!

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

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

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

May 5 Triangle Times

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

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Triangle!

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

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

Stellina Pizzeria Finally Set to Make its MVT Debut!

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

dLeña, Bar Chinois Earn Michelin Nods!

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

April 21 Triangle Times

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

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

Photo credit: Rey Lopez

April 14 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Pepco Joins Local Partners to Celebrate Earth Day 2022

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

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

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

dLeña Launches Weekday Lunch Service & Chef’s Table Experience

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

This Week in the Triangle for April 11

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

Ongoing Neighborhood Specials & Promotions

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

Holiday Specials & Celebrations Around MVT

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

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

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

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

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

MVT Multi-Partner Transportation Safety Walk Recap

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

April 7 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

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

The Great Ward 6 Spring Clean

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

Ramadan Iftar Menu at Ottoman Taverna

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

Spring has Arrived and #MVTisBlooming

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

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

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

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

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

March 31 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Special Offers and Ongoing Promotions

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

Select Reserves Announces New Hours

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

Sign Up for The Great Ward 6 Spring Clean

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

Meet Tasha Bryant, MPD’s New First District Commander

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

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

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

Spring Has Arrived & #MVTisBlooming

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

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

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

March 25 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Get Summer Ready with March Savings at Orangetheory Fitness

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

dLeña’s Viva Abejas Campaign Launches Next Tuesday

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

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens Saturday at HEMPHILL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 16 Triangle Times

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

MVT March Madness

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

Meet DC’s Game-Changing Restaurant Matriarchs

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

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

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

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens Next Saturday at HEMPHILL

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

March 10 Triangle Times

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

la Betty Available for Events, Meetings & Media Rental

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

RASA Named Best Concept by StarChefs

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

Rush Baker IV Exhibit Opens at HEMPHILL March 19

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

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

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

March 3 Triangle Times

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

Enjoy Happy Hour at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

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

Butcher Brunch Box for 2 at Toscana Market

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

Indoor Mask Mandate Ends March 1

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

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

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

Trucker Convoy Update from District Government

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

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

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

February 24 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

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

Pepco and DOEE Developing Connected Community Roadmap for MVT

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

Vaccine Mandate Rescinded & Mask Requirements to End March 1

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

February 18 Triangle Times

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

Mélange Featured in Thrillist

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

Reminder: Full Vaccination Required at Certain Establishments Starting Tuesday

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

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

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

February 11 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

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

Reminder: Nicoletta Deals to Get You Through the Season

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

AC Hotel by Marriott Featured in InspireDesign

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

European Wax Hosting Brow Happy Hour

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

#LoadsOfLove Deal at Dryy

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

MVT Perception Survey Still Open for Feedback

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

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

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

February 4 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Triangle!

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

Celebrate the Lunar New Year All Week at Bar Chinois

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

HBO Docuseries Featuring Mandu Now Streaming

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

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

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

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Open

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

InspireDesign: Seduced by Spain

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

January 28 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Baan Siam Makes Washingtonian Critic’s Guide to Restaurant Week

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

Mandu to be Featured on HBO Max Docuseries & Bar Reopening

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

DC History Center Presents: Who Feeds the District?

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

New #bartacosecret Menu Item: Crispy Avocado Taco

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

Nicoletta Deals to Get You Through the Season

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

January 21 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Reminder: Vaccine Mandate Goes into Effect Tomorrow

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

MVT Faves Featured in Thrillist & Washingtonian

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

Restaurant Week Begins Monday

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

High Honors for MVT’s Toldson & McFLY

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

New Willem de Looper Exhibit Premieres Saturday at HEMPHILL

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

January 14 Triangle Times

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

12 New Destinations to Try for DC Winter Restaurant Week

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

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

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

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

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

Vaccine Mandate Goes into Effect Saturday, January 15

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

Bhakti Yoga Offers Class for Women of Color

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

New PCR Testing Site Launched at Judiciary Square

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

January 7 Triangle Times

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

Imbibe 75 Place to Watch: Bar Chinois

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

Holiday Specials

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

Happy New Year from MVT CID!

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

Secret Menu Item Available at bartaco for Limited Time!

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

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

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

December 29 Triangle Times

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

Reminder: FRESHFARM MVT Market Closed Until Saturday, January 8

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

Your Feedback Requested: Greater Gallery Place-Chinatown Corridor Study

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

Holidays Come Early to MVT

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

2021 Holiday Gift Drive a Smashing Success!

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

DC’s First bartaco Now Open in MVT!

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

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

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

December 22 Triangle Times

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

December 10 Triangle Times

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

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

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

Mélange and RASA Featured in Thrillist Ultimate City Guides

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

Plaza West Gift Drive Donation Continues

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

FRESHFARM MVT Market Closes December 18

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

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

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

December 7 Triangle Times

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

Santa Claus (& Carolers) are Coming to MVT!

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

Donate to the Plaza West Gift Drive

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

Donate to the MVTogether Fund

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

Volunteer in the Triangle

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

Celebrate Cocktail Week at Ottoman Taverna

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

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

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

Shouk Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

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

November 30 Triangle Times

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 18 Triangle Times

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

Felizmente Unidos at dLeña

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

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

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

Ciel Social Club Now Open atop AC Hotel by Marriott

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

November 12 Triangle Times

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

November 5 Triangle Times

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

MVT Fall Fun Day Recap & Photos!

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

Where to Eat the Best Indian Food in and Around DC

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

October 28 Triangle Times

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

Redux Extra: George Hemphill Gallery

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

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

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

And the Reader’s Choice Winners are…

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

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

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

Bar Chinois Happy Hour Specials

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

Happy Hour at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

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

Brew’d is Back!

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

October 21 Triangle Times

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

MVT Fall Fun Day Returns Next Saturday, October 30!

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

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

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

October 15 Triangle Times

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

AC Hotel Kitchen & Lounge Now Open

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

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

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

October 7 Triangle Times

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

October 1 Triangle Times

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