Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

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 enhance our focus and attention in the midst of life’s many daily distractions?

On Saturday, August 25 from 10-10:45am, join recharj – DC’s premier provider of meditation services – for a morning of mindfulness at Milian Park as you are led through an outdoor seated meditation that will bring ...

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 coincide with the FRESHFARM MVT Market. Enjoy getting to know the adorable bunnies, llamas, goats, donkeys and sheep from Leesburg Animal Park. View the photo album and...

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 live outdoor music season in Mount Vernon Triangle. That's when Justin Trawick will bring his unique blend of bluegrass, rock, reggae and hip-hop back to MVT as the culminating performance of the "Tunes in the Triangle" evening concert series. The concert is from 6-8pm at...

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 2018. Free and open to the public, the event will feature a moon bounce, lawn toys, face painting and refreshments for kids as well as live music by the always popular Justin Trawick who headlines the final concert in our 2018 "Tunes in the Triangle" summer series!

  • Enjoy free...
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 and Orangetheory Fitness this Saturday:

  • At  9am, A Baked Joint continues "Bootcamp Before Brunch"—a weekly patio fitness series led by local personal trainer Q. Xavier followed by a well-earned breakfast that’s included in the ticket price. Visit the event page on Eventbrite for more details and to buy your ticket...
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 – specifically the fourth and final goal – that were pinned to the corkboard adjacent to the desk at which I would be sitting the next three months:

Goal 4: Advance a viable growth path trajectory that allows the MVT CID to responsibly contribute to unmet societal needs, "raise the bottom" for what is possible in a thoughtfully planned, carefully coordinated mixed-use community, and enables full achievement of the community's innate potential.

This...

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 to join Mayor Muriel Bowser and other dignitaries in celebrating the groundbreaking of the Liberty Place Apartments at the corner for 3rd and I Streets NW.

The project features 71 new...

"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, grandparents, caregivers and friends of children who live, work and play in the area? Kids in the Triangle (KITT) is a place to connect with other parents to find information on the latest "kid friendly" events in the neighborhood, to ask questions about child care issues and District schools, a venue to re-sell and exchange children’s items, and a trusted resource to share information. Visit the...

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 neighborhoods, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) recently conducted an in-depth study to assist with the formulation of multiple plans for bicycle improvements.

Following multiple advisory committee meetings and a public workshop, DDOT has released a final draft of the NoMa/Mount Vernon Triangle Bicycle Study on the DDOT website for public comment. With the July 31 deadline for comments fast approaching...

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 3pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Open to DC residents only, the job fair give job seekers a valuable opportunity to learn more about DC, Maryland and Virginia employment opportunities that are available in the following sectors:  

  • Non-Profit
  • Private Business
  • Retail
  • Restaurants & Hotels
  • Construction
  • Federal, County & Local Government
  • ...

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