Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Devon & Blakely Opens at 601 Mass

Fast casual restaurant, Devon and Blakely, has opened at the corner of 6th & Mass featuring fresh and nutritious food at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Devon and Blakely is committed to quality and consistency in service and food to ensure return customers. They start each day with a full service coffee bar, a hot breakfast and fresh pastries. For lunch and dinner they feature 18 daily soups that rotate...

Join VIDA Fitness for Community Day on Saturday, August 27

VIDA Fitness is opening its doors to members and non-members for a Community Day on Saturday, August 27 from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Themed to the Summer Olympics in Rio, VIDA will have a competition from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM during the Community Day for participants of all ages and fitness levels. Up to 20 months of free membership dues will be given away as visitors compete in five events encompassing speed, strength,...

MVT CID Joins NPS for Founder's Day Event on National Mall

The National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 on Thursday, August 25 and the MVT CID is joining the celebration. NPS is holding a Founder's Day celebration on the National Mall from August 21-27 that will include a number of activities and events to both celebrate the NPS Centennial and to engage visitors in learning about American culture and history as expressed on and through the National Mall and Memorial...

FRESHFARM Markets Offers Matching Dollars Fundraiser to Help Shoppers in Need

Our partners at FRESHFARM Markets are running a terrific six-week Matching Dollars Fundraiser that helps our shoppers in need of financial...

L'Hommage Bistro Francais Welcomes "Great Chef" Roger Wiles

Georgetown’s loss as the iconic Bistro Francais closed this spring has translated to great excitement in Mount Vernon Triangle as legendary “Great Chef” Roger Wiles became Chef de Cuisine at L’Hommage Bistro Francais. Chef Wiles brings an impeccable pedigree, starting with his work as sous chef at À l’Ecu de France and chef patron at Own restaurant before becoming the executive chef of The Inn on the Park in London,...

MVT CID Spearheads Refinishing for "Lift Off" and "Inspiration" Sculptures

For the first time since their installation in 2009, the iconic “Lift Off” (David Black) and “Inspiration” (Ethan Kerber) sculptures at 5th & K Streets are being refinished and repainted. MVT CID Director of Operations, Leon Johnson, headed the effort to advocate for the work to be done. This summer, under the leadership of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, a professional conservator moved forward with the...

MVT CID Joins with MPD and MOAPIA for National Night Out

The MVT CID, Washington Metropolitan Police Department and DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs joined at 5th & K Streets on a beautiful summer evening to celebrate “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 2. Residents and visitors to the neighborhood came out to meet and mingle with the first responders who protect and serve our community. Children enjoyed the moon bounce and face painting and had a...

MVT Spotlight: Capital View Hostel

Six years ago, Capital View Hostel opened at 301 Eye Street, NW in Mount Vernon Triangle, offering visitors an inexpensive option for informal yet well-equipped lodging in a convenient location. This hostel is one of the multiple locations that hospitality company DC Lofty has throughout the city. Roma Matiukiene-Kursvietis CEO of company DC Lofty LLC, proudly tells us in this guest blog that the hostel has welcomed guests from 182 countries.

The Magic of a Hostel

After a long, hot and steamy day in Washington D.C., it's time to relax and...

July Events at the FRESHFARM Market Promise Fun for Everyone (2 & 4 Legged!)

On Saturday, July 16, locally owned dog training and walking company, Anytime Canine, will be at the 5th & K FRESHFARM Farm Stand from 10:30 AM to Noon to once again showcase their unique workout experience for dog owners. Back by popular demand for the third year, this free event is open to dogs of all ages and training levels. Dogs receive the opportunity to explore agility equipment designed to help your best buddy...

Tunes in the Triangle Returns for a Second Season of Evening Concerts

Free, live music will return to Mount Vernon Triangle as the MVT CID brings back the “Tunes in the Triangle” evening concert series at Milian Park at 5th & Mass (with one locational exception; see below). The concerts, which showcase local artists of genres ranging from pop to jazz, are free and guests are encouraged to pack a picnic; bring a blanket or chair; and enjoy the music with friends, family, kids and pets...

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