Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Bhakti Yoga Re-Opens with Full Schedule of Classes

Bhakti Yoga is happy to welcome the community to their newly re-opened yoga studio at 928 5th Street, NW. As of April 2 they have a full schedule of classes, from early morning to late evening. New students get the best deal in town: $20 for 10 classes in their first two weeks. Unlimited memberships start at $68 per month and they also have competitively priced drop-in options. A stellar team of instructors is dedicated to...

Development Team Named for Capitol Vista at 2nd and H Streets, NW

In late March, DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Brian Kenner, announced that Voltron Community Partners (comprised of Dantes Partners, Spectrum Management, Menkiti Group, and Bailey Real Estate Holdings) has been awarded the right to develop Capitol Vista as a 100% affordable workforce housing apartment community with 2,785 square feet of retail space. The building will have a mix of studio, one- and...

Politics & Prose + Busboys & Poets = MVT Win!

Legendary Washington, DC bookseller, Politics and Prose, has opened at Busboys & Poets at 5th & K, where they will now manage the book sales for the busy restaurant and community gathering place. The arrangement unites Politics and Prose’s bookselling skills, resources and shared belief in promoting public discussions of ideas, cultural issues and current events with Busboys & Poet’s longtime commitment to celebrating cultural...

Intergenerational Housing at Plaza West Gets Green Light

On April 1, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) completed a finance package for Plaza West, an intergenerational housing development featuring family and senior housing. The $89.7 million project, developed by a team including Henson Development Company, Golden Rule Plaza, Inc. and Mission First Housing Development, will have frontage at 307 K Street, NW and 1035 4th Street, NW and will be comprised of 223 units in 12...

Michael Schlow's Alta Strada Opens at City Vista

Renowned chef, Michael Schlow, has opened Alta Strada at 465 K Street at City Vista, marking his third restaurant in Washington, DC and the first to bear the Alta Strada name since opening the Boston-area location. Renowned for Italian comfort food, Schlow has described Alta Strada as a friendly, neighborhood trattoria. Alta Strada is open daily for dinner and we’re told they will open for lunch as well in the near future. Check out Alta...

VIDA Fitness Invites You to Run Better

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting warm, flowers are in bloom, and it’s perfect to get outside for a run! Running is one of the best, most natural forms of exercise, and VIDA City Vista wants to help you get better at it! They are launching the Run Better Series that will offer free and paid program options that target the three foundations of...

FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmstand Opens May 7 with Spring Fest Event

The FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Farmstand at 5th & K Streets, NW will return for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7 – one week earlier than last year – along with a family-friendly event, Spring Fest in the Triangle, guaranteeing a fun morning for people of all ages. The festive, open-air farmstand, supplied with certified organic produce, fruits, eggs and baked goods from Chicano Sol Farm in Blain, PA...

MVT Spotlight: Executive Chef Joshua Perkins of L'Hommage Bistro Francais. L’Hommage Bistro Francais is the newest dining concept from restaurateur Hakan Ilhan, inspired by his weekend visits to Paris while attending university in the United Kingdom.

L’Hommage Bistro Francais is the newest dining concept from restaurateur Hakan Ilhan, inspired by his weekend visits to Paris while attending university in the United Kingdom. With seating for 200 inside and another 82 on the outdoor patio, L’Hommage offers a casual and approachable French dining experience. Executive Chef, Josh Laban Perkins, works with local farms and food purveyors to bring the freshest meats and produce to L’Hommage for his take on classic French dishes like steak frites and coq au vin. In addition to...

The Clean Team vs. Snowmageddon

The MVT CID Clean Team took on the January blizzard and the storms that followed and received kudos and thank you’s from all around the Triangle for their hard work and dedication. Members of the team stayed overnight at the CID’s office throughout the blizzard, working to stay ahead of the blowing snow and keeping sidewalks and ramp cuts clear.  Our property owners did an excellent job as well, complying with the District’s new Winter...

Solar Panels Installed at City Vista

More than 100 solar panels have been installed at the K at City Vista, completing a two-year project coordinated by the building’s condo board that is designed to make the popular condominium more sustainable. The project was done through the Ward 6 Solar Co-op, which gave the condo a 30% discount off the price of the system. K at City Vista condo board president and ANC 6E Commissioner, Marge Maceda, said the system...

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