Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

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 in The Express by The Washington Post “Best Restaurants” competition. You rallied… and The Washington Post listened! Congrats to the following MVT businesses for recognition as a ...

"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 the temporary construction fence between the Lyric 440K Apartments and its sister property, The Lydian 400K Apartments, due to open in Spring 2018. Visible to visitors and businesses...

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 to A Baked Joint for another Community Office Hours event. Community Office Hours are a great chance to share information, ask questions and hear from the Councilmember and his team.  Be sure to follow the MVT CID on...

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 distinction of being a walker’s, biker’s and rider’s paradise due to its centralized location in the heart of downtown DC and unparalleled accessibility. With so many of us sharing the sidewalks as well as the advent of multiple dockless bike share providers during a ...

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) as part of 2017 PARK(ing) Day. In one parking space, the hardware store held complimentary workshops and in the second space, the MVT CID welcomed guests to a free game area, including oversized wooden “jenga”...

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 free classes, demos, raffles and coupons. The event was free...

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 panelists Anitra Androh of Miles Stockbridge, Phyllis Liebman Brill...

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 5th Street, NW – just north of K Street, NW and in front of the hardware store – into a 40-foot contiguous pop-up park or park(let) as part of 2017 PARK(ing) Day. In one parking space, the hardware store will fabricate a...

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 action, as we have many times when there is a problem to deal with outside our technical boundaries but important to our community. The MVT Clean Team made short work out of a big job, transforming this small but highly visible...

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 our final Tunes in the Triangle concert at the 5th & K Plaza on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Tunes in the Triangle concerts, sponsored by the MVT CID, showcase local artists of a wide range of genres in free concerts throughout the summer. Guests are encouraged...

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