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FRESH Food Drive Recap & FRESHFARM Market Closing Update

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

MVT CID Donates Heaters to Assist Businesses During Winter Months

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

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

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

Mayor Bowser Announces COVID-19 Phase Two Adjustments

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

Romare Beardon Exhibit Begins November 21 at HEMPHILL

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

HEMPHILL Exhibitions Continue with Artwork by William Christenberry

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

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

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

Enjoy Thanksgiving & Small Business Saturday in MVT!

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

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

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

La Betty is Back!

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

Outdoor Market News & Related Events

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

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

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

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

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

Your Feedback Requested: moveDC Long-Range Transportation Plan

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

FRESHFARM & Femme Fatale Both Extended Through December 19!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FRESHFARM MVT Market Extended Through December 19!

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

New Campaign Encourages Everyone to #MaskUpMVT

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

Prost (Cheers) to a New Reopening in MVT!

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

Washington Post 2020 Fall Dining Guide Review of Baan Siam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HEMPHILL Announces Fall 2020 Art Exhibitions

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

September 2020 Triangle Times Vol IV is OUT!

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

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

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

Holy Shouk, a RAMMY!

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

Register to Vote this Saturday at A Baked Joint

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

Event Recap: PARK(ing) Day 2020 in MVT

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

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

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

September 2020 Triangle Times: Vol III

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Namaste in MVT with Bhakti Yoga DC!

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

September 2020 Triangle Times: Vol II

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

Mélange Makes Headlines!

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

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

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

Happy Labor Day Weekend from the MVT CID!

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

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

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

Saturday: FRESHFARM MVT Market Continues

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

Two Important Feedback Opportunities Still Open!

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

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

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

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

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

MVT CID Organizational Update & Request for Your Survey Feedback

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

Final Call: Restaurant Week Concludes Sunday!

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

Two New Vendors Join the FRESHFARM MVT Market!

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

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

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

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

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

Local Real Estate Blog Highlights New MVT Hotel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2020 RAMMY Awards Voting Now Open!

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

Join Femme Fatale & FRESHFARM at Saturday’s Markets

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

Summer Restaurant Week 2020 is Here!

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

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

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

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

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

Restaurant Week Returns to MVT: August 17-30!

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

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

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

HEMPHILL Artworks Now Open by Appointment

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

RASA is Finally Here!

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Annual Meeting Press Release

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

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

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

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

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

Photo of the Week: RASA

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

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

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

Historical Society Talks DC Statehood Next Thursday, July 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Happy Fourth of July from MVT CID!

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

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

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

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

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

Inspiring MVT Murals Transform Plywood from Despair to Hope

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

MVT CID Leadership Talks Social Justice with International Downtown Association

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

FRESHFARM MVT Market this Saturday & Important Food Access Opportunity

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

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

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

A Special & Timely Offer from HEMPHILL Artworks

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

455 Massachusetts Avenue Achieves Fitwel Certification

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

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

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

MVT CID Assists with PPE Packaging for Neighborhood Businesses

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

MVT Celebrates and Reflects this Juneteenth

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

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

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

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

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

ReOpen DC Phase Two Begins Monday, June 22

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

Celebrate Father’s Day in Mount Vernon Triangle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MVT Safety Update: June 1, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

AAMC Leader Talks Vaccines & Reopening Strategy with Federal City Council

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

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

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

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

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

MVT Goes Blue to Honor Our Front Line Workers

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Census Rewards Both DC & 10 Lucky Respondents!

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

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

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

Vote Lina for a 2020 Sammie Award!

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

DDOT Releases Notice of Intent for K Street Protected Bike Lanes 

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

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

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

Pantry Items Now Available at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

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

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

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

Important FRESHFARM MVT Market Update

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recognizing MVT Acts of Kindness

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

MVT Virtual Programming for your Social Distancing Enjoyment!

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

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 Update to MVT-Area Businesses

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

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

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

A Message to Our Community About COVID-19

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

MVT Message on the Coronavirus

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

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

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

MVT Celebrates Women’s History Month

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Netwalk” in MVT this Saturday, February 8

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

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

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

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

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

New Offerings from Present Company Public House

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

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Launches Three New Promotions

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

Cobb Park Reactivation Details Shared at Recent Community Meeting

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

MVT Celebrates Black History Month

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

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

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

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

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

VIDA Fitness is Now Part of MVT Rewards!

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

MVT GroundWorks: Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive Recap

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019 Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Support Our Neighbors through the Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive

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

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

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

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

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

Small Business Saturday in MVT!

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

Councilmember Allen Hosts Another Community Office Hours Event in MVT

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

Femme Fatale is Popping Up in Mount Vernon Triangle

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

MVT CID Releases New Neighborhood Fact Sheet at WDCEP Annual Meeting

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

Carpe Librum Book Festival Recap & Ongoing MVT GroundWorks Book Drive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Community Update Regarding Public Safety

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

CID Leadership Talks MVT at ULI

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

MVT CID Administrative Update

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

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

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

“Taste of MVT” & PARK(ing) Day Recap

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

Another Successful MVT National Night Out in the Books!

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

Petting Zoo Returns to MVT: Saturday, September 28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tunes in the Triangle Summer Concert Series Continues this August!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Night Out 2019 Returns to MVT on August 6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spring Fest Recap & Tomorrow’s Market Line-Up

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Opens Friday, April 19 in MVT

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

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

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

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

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

Modern Nail Bar – Now Open in The Triangle!

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

RAMMY Nods are Out. Vote early. Vote Shouk!

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

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

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

Mount Vernon Triangle Community Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen

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

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

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

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

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

March 2019 Triangle Times – Volume I – New Template Release

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

MVT Neighbors Collaborate at the Prather’s Alley Community Meeting

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

MVT Spotlight: Julio Postigo of Sol Mexican Grill

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

MVT Talks Workforce Development with Central Union Mission & DC Council

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

MVT CID Update on Parks & Open Space

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

Say Hello to la Betty!

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

MVT CID Celebrates Black History Month 2019

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

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

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

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live

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

MVT Supports Clean-Up During Shutdown & Recent Snow Emergency

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

MVT Helps Homeless Warm Up & Be Counted This Winter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Metro Wants Your Feedback!

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

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

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

2018 Holiday Celebration Recap

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

Important Safety Reminders This Holiday Season

With the holiday season officially upon us, the MVT CID and our partners in Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) First District… Read more »

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

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

Mobile Art Gallery Continues in Milian Park

Nearly 600 people have stopped by Milian Park since the November 16 Community Kickoff to visit CulturalDC’s Mobile Art Gallery—a… Read more »

MVT SPOTLIGHT: LAMA HAMOUDI OF CHEZ LILY

Chez Lily opened in August 2018 and offers a selection of coffee, quick wraps, soups (new addition!), and more in… Read more »

MVT Receives 2018 Community Organization “BRICKIE” Award

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

Fall Fun Day 2018 Recap!

Families, kids and dogs braved the rain and sheltered under our tents on October’s last Saturday to attend Fall Fun… Read more »

Texas de Brazil Announces Special Holiday Hours & Tasty Deals!

Whether you’re in need of a suitable location for your group holiday luncheon, would like to spice up your Christmas… Read more »

Join Ottoman Taverna for “Neighborhood Night” Starting Tuesday, 11/20

Ottoman Taverna loves its MVT neighbors and is now offering “Neighborhood Night” beginning this Tuesday, November 20 from 4-7pm and… Read more »

Ward 6 Brickie Awards are Coming to MVT: Nominate a Neighbor or Business Today!

On Wednesday, December 5, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen is bringing the 12th Annual Brickie Awards to Mount Vernon Triangle!… Read more »

2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market Sets New Records for Customers, Sales & Food Assistance!

Fall Fall Day marked a festive end to a highly successful 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season, which finalized a second productive… Read more »

Community Feedback Requested About Historic MVT Alley

The MVT CID, in partnership with design and urban development firms EL Studio and urbanSEED, are rethinking possibilities with our… Read more »

Mobile Art Gallery Featuring Exhibit “Enduring Marks” by Nara Park Opens Friday, 11/16

Join the MVT CID and CulturalDC as we celebrate the Mount Vernon Triangle opening of the Mobile Art Gallery and… Read more »

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

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

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

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

Community Update Regarding Proposed Pepco Substation

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

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

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

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

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

Cleaner Streets Equal Safer Streets Thanks to MVT Clean Team

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

Tonight: Make it a Festival Evening with Bhakti Yoga!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MVT Residential Momentum Continues with Plaza West & Capitol Vista

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

Bonjour, Chez Lily!

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

Support Children’s Cancer Research with Texas de Brazil

Through August 31, Texas de Brazil is joining the fight to save children battling cancer and other life-threating diseases through… Read more »

FRESHFARM MVT Market Scores Positive Mid-Season Marks

Last weekend marked the halfway point of the 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season. And yet despite the rough early season… Read more »

Share Your Ride-Hailing Preferences with MVT CID

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), in partnership with DC Sustainable Transportation (DCST), seeks to better understand… Read more »

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

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 »

Aug. 2018 Triangle Times: National Night Out W/Justin Trawick, Prather’s Open, Petting Zoo, MVT Gets Zen, Uber/Lyft Survey, FRESHFARM Update & More!

Aug. 2018 Triangle Times: National Night Out W/Justin Trawick, Prather’s Open, Petting Zoo, MVT Gets Zen, Uber/Lyft Survey, FRESHFARM Update... 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 »

July 2018 Triangle Times: Liberty Place Groundbreaking, Get Fit W/Baked & OTF, Bike Lane Study, MVT On Map, Help For Families, Alley Safety & More!

July 2018 Triangle Times: Liberty Place Groundbreaking, Get Fit W/Baked & OTF, Bike Lane Study, MVT On Map, Help For... 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 »

June 2018 Triangle Times: Annual Meeting Recap, Annual Report Released, Pet Vendor Joins Farmers Market, Father’s Day Ideas, Celebrate Asia & More!

June 2018 Triangle Times: Annual Meeting Recap, Annual Report Released, Pet Vendor Joins Farmers Market, Father's Day Ideas, Celebrate Asia... 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 »

May 2018 Triangle Times: Bike To Work Day Arrives, “The Perfectionists” Return, Chinatown Community Festival Approaches -PLUS- Farmers Market Update!

May 2018 Triangle Times: Bike To Work Day Arrives, "The Perfectionists" Return, Chinatown Community Festival Approaches -PLUS- Farmers Market Update! ... 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