Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

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 added a new vendor to our line-up just for you!

Spoil Me Rotten Dog Biscuit Co. is an artisan dog biscuit bakery specializing in healthy, gourmet treats. Next Saturday, June 23 will mark their inaugural market presence, with appearances on alternating weekends thereafter.

Although you’ll have to wait one more week to spoil your...

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 Street Cellars and Texas de Brazil have you covered!

Stop by Eye Street Cellars from 5-8pm on Friday, June 15 to personalize a bottle of your dad’s favorite beverage with complimentary engraving.

And on Sunday, June 17, join Texas de Brazil for "Dads Chill, We'll Grill." They will open early at 11am and serve the regularly priced dinner menu all...

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 of the DC Bar on Wednesday, June 13 for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District and release of the FY 2017 Annual Report.

Shared at this year’s annual meeting were examples of how the MVT CID along with our stakeholders and...

"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 everything that our dynamic and diverse community has to offer at its annual Chinatown Community Festival. Come to Chinatown Park and experience the tastes, sounds and feel of Asia with street food, performances and entertainment, cultural demonstrations, giveaways and more!
 
The Chinatown...

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 ideas that give special meaning to what makes life in Mount Vernon Triangle so uniquely authentic.

It therefore comes as no surprise that in an effort to encourage conversations, relationships and action on important topics that reflect current events with broad social impact, A Baked Joint on recently launched a new series of community forums called "...

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 concert series back to Milian Park starting Thursday, May 31. Shows are from 6-8 PM. All are invited to relax with friends, pets and snacks while enjoying the music of some of the District’s most popular local artists in a comfortable and casual setting. This year’s line-up includes performances by:

  • Thursday, May 31:...
"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 2018—an annual celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work.  And as in years past, BicycleSPACE once again will host a pit stop for this region-wide event from...

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 Baked Joint for Community Office Hours. Now a regular tradition in Mount Vernon Triangle, Community Office Hours are a great chance for you to share information, ask questions and hear from the Councilmember and his team. Visit Councilmember Allen's website to let us know you're coming...

"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 5 to be headlined by "Spring Fest in the Triangle," a fun and relaxed event for all to celebrate the start of the 2018 summer season of community programming.

Following the successful relocation and expansion of the market in 2017, this year’s market will once again be located on Eye Street NW between 4-1/2 & 5th Streets NW from 9AM until 1PM (one hour...

MVT Open Space Study Recommendations Released Includes Vision for "Re-Imagined" Cobb Park, Other Opportunity Sites

To address consistent and overwhelming community feedback regarding the insufficient quality, availability, and supply of green, open, and public space in and around the Mount Vernon Triangle community, the MVT CID on Tuesday, April 24 released the analysis, findings and recommendations of the MVT Open Space Study. A related...

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