Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Neighborhood Welcome Night at Alba Osteria

We are pleased to announce that Alba Osteria is now open and excited to be part of the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. The MVT CID is joining Alba Osteria in hosting a Neighborhood Welcome Night on Thursday, January 9th from 4 pm to 7 pm at the restaurant. Alba will provide complimentary small bites and happy hour specials for local residents, tenants and businesses for the event. Stop in for lunch or dinner from Chef Roberto Donna. The menu can be found on the restaurant's website: http://www.albaosteriadc.com/

Kushi Offering Delivery in MVT

Kushi Izakaya & Sushi has just begun offering delivery service for orders within the Mount Vernon Triangle. Have your sushi and satay delivered to your door! For more information visit the restaurant's website http://eatkushi.com/ or call 202-682-3123.

Ace Hardware's 4th Annual Ladies Night

On February 4th, Ace Hardware will host its 4th annual Ladies Night from 4-6 pm. The first 100 guests to arrive will receive a gift bag and prizes will be raffled off throughout the event, including a $250 shopping spree! Come enjoy 20% off the store, DIY demos and workshops, drinks, snacks, and freebies. Don't forget to email ladies@acehardwaredc.com to RSVP by January 31. If you have any questions call 202-682-4570.

Happy New Year!

Throughout 2013 we received strong feedback regarding our clean and safe team and the fabulous work that they do. Last year the team collected 5,100 bags of trash and removed 78 graffiti tags, 114 posters, and 128 stickers from around the Triangle. Thank you for all of your feedback and support. We look forward to working with you 2014. We wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2014!

VIDA Fitness 2014 NY

Get healthy and have fun! Join VIDA Fitness by January 10th and the rest of the month is free. For more information visit www.vidafitness.com

Santa Visits MVT-Town

During his visit to MVT-Town on December 12th, Santa took some last minute gift requests and posed for photos with approximately 150 adults, children, and dogs. MVT-ers and people in passing cars stopped to have a visit with Santa and enjoy free warm drinks, popcorn, and desserts that were generously provided by Kushi, Ace Hardware, and Le Pan Quotidien.

The Event was promoted on WTOP, Cultural Tourism DC, and SocialinDC and was highlighted in a post by blogger BadWolfDC who wrote, "It's important to say that the strength of a neighborhood is in the small things...

MVT Spotlight: Tel'Veh Executive Chef, Dimos Kolouas

Tel’Veh is an intimate 60-seat café and wine bar features small plates, flatbreads, cheese, and charcuterie that complement the carefully curated selection of wine. Tel’Veh has a 12-seat wine bar where guests enjoy a featured, rotating list of international wines available by the bottle and glass. The wine bar is equipped with a Vinotemp Wine Dispenser; a temperature and humidity-controlled wine system that preserves open bottles of wine with nitrogen gas. The venue's wine list is organized by region with an emphasis on New World and Old World varietals. An extensive...

Le Pain Quotidien Opens & Complimentary Coffee

We have FRESH, ORGANIC news today that the long-awaited opening of Le Pain Quotidien at 433 Mass Ave will be Tuesday, December 10th! As an exclusive promotion for MVT, LPQ is offering a complimentary small coffee (retail only) with a print out of this eblast. The offer is valid only for December 10th, 2013 - one per guest please. LPQ will also be at our Thursday, December 12th Santa Celebration with free delicious desserts and discount vouchers.

Founded in Brussels in 1990, Le Pain Quotidien now has more than 170 locations in cities around the world and across...

Welcome to LYRIC 440K

Mount Vernon Triangle welcomes Lyric 440K, the newest apartment building to join the neighborhood. On November 20th, Quadrangle Development Corporation and The Wilkes Company announced completion and opening of the 234-unit, 14-floor luxury residential building with 9,000 SF of retail.

Lyric 440K offers a mix of 182 one-bedroom, 26 one-bedroom with den, and 26 two-bedroom apartments. The rent for a one-bedrooms starts under $2,000 per month. Visit the leasing office Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5pm. Unable to tour in person? Check out the recent...

Storefront Facade Improvement

Longtime business owner, Frank Glascon, wanted to make the Subway Liquors storefront more inviting. He worked with MVT and a local architect to prepare a plan for the building improvements. With the assistance of the DC Storefront Improvement Program, work has now begun at 500 K St. Storefront improvements include: repointing and pressure washing the exterior; replacement of the front door and transoms; a new storefront and signage; and touch-up paint work.

The DC Storefront Improvement Program provides public funds and technical assistance support to help ...

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