Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

"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!
 
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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...

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 through the lens of the neighborhood's rich history, current development dynamics, and equally bright future. The article also highlights efforts underway to identify opportunities for more green and open space amenities through the MVT Open Space Study.

Mentioned in the article were a number of residential, retail, mission-focused and faith-based...

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 House," the 2018 Summer Block Party exhibition for the Museum's Great Hall.

Designed by Snarkitecture, the same group that covered the Great Hall with nearly one million recyclable translucent plastic balls in 2015 as part of "The BEACH" installation, "Fun House" conveys the colorful 10-year story of...

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 of the Year" award by Eater DC in 2016 and the Express by The Washington Post in 2017, MVT's own succulent vegan restaurant of choice has now been nominated...

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