Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Just Released: WDCEP Guide to Doing Business in the District

Inspired by Mr. Han’s story and want to learn more about creating, expanding or relocating your business in the District? If so, check out the newly released 2016/2017 edition of the “DC Doing Business Guide,” which our partners at the Washington DC Economic Partnership have just released on its website and in hard copy. This free resource puts all of the current and relevant information that you need to support your company in one convenient place, and showcases the strides made by the District to simplify jumpstarting or growing a business in DC.  Check it out...

MVT CID Testifies at DC Council Roundtable on Importance of BIDS/CIDS

On Friday, October 14, MVT CID President & CEO Kenyattah Robinson testified before a DC Council roundtable on business improvement districts’ (BIDs) important role in supporting local business development. The MVT CID was the first BID to include residential properties in its tax structure, which is reflected in the fact that we call ourselves a “community improvement district” (CID). Kenyattah’s testimony before the newly created Subcommittee on Local Business Development and Utilities, chaired by Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, detailed the assistance that...

Support a Clean and Safe MVT at Central Union Mission's "HeART and Sole" Fundraiser on Thursday, October 27

None of the MVT CID’s Clean Team Ambassadors’ work to keep our community clean and safe would be possible without Central Union Mission’s “Ready to Work” job training program, which has helped to stabilize and transform the lives of these formerly homeless men and enables them to live productive, independent lives. A great way for you to support MVT CID’s clean and safe efforts is by attending Central Union Mission’s HeART & Sole fundraiser—a special evening of food and fun that brings life and hope to many who struggle in our city. The event will be held Thursday...

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners

(Updated 3.6.17) Sundown Cleaners is one of Mount Vernon Triangle’s legacy retailers, having operated for more than 32 years on the ground floor of Museum Square apartments at 401 K Street. Following military service in South Korea’s air force, owner Stephen Han started his civilian career as a commercial airline mechanic—first for Korean Airways in South Korea, then for Iran Airlines in Tehran—before opening his first dry cleaning business with no experience. Seven years later, he immigrated to the United States and opened...

Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle - Saturday, October 1

The MVT CID is hosting Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle at 5th and K on Saturday, October 1 from 10 AM to Noon. Join our array of fitness and health businesses, including Bhakti Yoga, Orangetheory Fitness,...

Pie360 Opens at 655 K Street

Pie360 has opened in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Building at 655 K Street, with their popular (and perfectly) baked pizzas, fresh salads and wraps. Their hours are 11 AM to 10 PM daily, with options to take out or eat there in the upstairs dining area of this beautiful historic building. Pie360 prides itself on quality food at a quick pace, with many options to “build your own” pizza and salad. According to Pie360 President, Dennis Sharoky (pictured right, with the DC team), the restaurant is particularly excited to be opening in Mount Vernon...

Fall Fun Day Returns Saturday October 29 As We Celebrate the Final FRESHFARM Farm Stand of the Season

On Saturday, October 29, the annual MVT CID Fall Fun Day is back at 5th and K! Enjoy trick or treating for our mini monsters, the dog costume contest, mini pumpkin painting and more, along with the final morning of our wonderful MVT FRESHFARM Farm Stand. Come out and celebrate the successful conclusion of our third market season with all your friends and neighbors. Stay tuned to our...

Mount Vernon Triangle Features Four Parklets on PARK(ing) Day

On Friday, September 16, four Mount Vernon Triangle retailers transformed the parking spaces at their front doors into a welcoming courtyard to sit, visit and relax with friends as part of 2016 PARK(ing) Day in Washington, DC. Each year, working in conjunction with the...

Petting Zoo Enchants Children of All Ages

On a sunny, summery morning on Saturday, September 10, the MVT CID hosted a petting zoo at the FRESHFARM Farm Stand. Families and friends turned out in droves to pet the friendly and fuzzy young animals under our shady tents. Children and adults alike were charmed by the four sibling bunnies, Meadow the patient and gentle goat, two cooperatively quacking ducks and a gaggle of chicks just feathering out in their soft downy feathers...

Summer Events Continue in the MVT

MVT’s summer of events rolls on through August and early September. Our August “Tunes in the Triangle” free concert on Thursday, August 18 at Milian Park at 5th & Mass features the return of...

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