Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Top Real Estate Experts Highlight MVT's Momentum at Yesterday's Broker Event

Following decades of thoughtful planning and careful coordination by the public and private sectors, Mount Vernon Triangle has become one of the District’s fastest-growing neighborhoods and is now considered a vibrant, inclusive and popular community that contributes to the District’s international reputation as an attractive place to live, work, do business and entertain.

Many of the area’s top commercial real estate professionals have started to notice Mount Vernon Triangle’s growing destination appeal and emergence as a diverse mixed-use community—making the...

Cleaner Streets Equal Safer Streets Thanks to MVT Clean Team

Clean streets are about more than neighborhood beautification: they are also one of the strongest investments we can make toward community safety. The MVT Clean Team recognizes this inseparable relationship, hence why it consistently reinforces this priority every day in their work to keep the neighborhood both clean and safe.

That’s why when graffiti was observed on a jersey barrier near 5th Street NW & New York Avenue NW –just outside the CID boundaries – the Clean Team acted immediately to remove this blight from our neighborhood as shown in these photos...

Tonight: Make it a Festival Evening with Bhakti Yoga!

Bhakti Yoga invites you to kickoff both your weekend and the fall season with them tonight starting with a free yoga class with studio owner Gopi Kinnicutt at 6pm (advanced registration required). Afterwards, chant the night away with master mantra musician Gaura Vani at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be served so bring friends prepare to enjoy!
 
The fun continues Saturday morning when Gaura Vani joins Gopi to add live music and storytelling to her 10...

Clean Soul Kitchen Pop-Ups, Serves Up Maque Choux at FRESHFARM MVT Market

Get those taste buds ready! Nicole Aandahl of Clean Soul Kitchen (pictured, left) will appear at tomorrow's FRESHFARM MVT Market where she'll cook a tasty batch of maque choux – a Cajun or Creole (depending on who you ask) version of succotash; see menu here – featuring fresh ingredients sold by our market vendors. Meal prep and cooking will begin at approximately 9:30am with tastings to follow. This...

Fall Fun Day Closes Another Successful Market Season: Saturday, October 27

The MVT CID will once again host Fall Fun Day on Saturday, October 27 from 10:00 AM – Noon at Milian Park at 5th & Mass. Now an annual Mount Vernon Triangle tradition, this popular kid- and pet-friendly event is free and open to the public. Read this recap for information about last year’s event, and stay tuned for further...

MVT Residential Momentum Continues with Plaza West & Capitol Vista

September was a busy month in Mount Vernon Triangle as the community continued its progress toward becoming the vibrant and welcoming new downtown neighborhood envisioned in the Mount Vernon Triangle Action Agenda.

In mid-September, Mayor...

Bonjour, Chez Lily!

We're thrilled to welcome coffee shop and quick-grab eatery Chez Lily as the newest delicious addition to MVT's line-up of restaurant retailers. Named after the dog of owners Oubab Khalil and Lama Hamoudi, the café is nestled between Tropical Smoothie Café – also owned by Oubab and Lama – and Orangetheory Fitness on the...

Support Children's Cancer Research with Texas de Brazil

Through August 31, Texas de Brazil is joining the fight to save children battling cancer and other life-threating diseases through this special promotion benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital:

  • For every $5 donated at the bottom of their check customers will receive a $5 certificate for later use.
  • This reward is doubled on Mondays and customers will receive $10 in certificates for every $5 donated.
  • What’s more, Texas de Brazil will match donations up to $25,000.

Visit the Texas de...

FRESHFARM MVT Market Scores Positive Mid-Season Marks

Last weekend marked the halfway point of the 2018 FRESHFARM MVT Market season. And yet despite the rough early season weather, the market continues to demonstrate strong growth and positive trends. Both sales and customer counts through June have increased compared to 2017, and two vendors have reported sales that are 30% higher each in July compared to last year!

Second half of the market season kicks off Saturday, August 4 with Ottoman Taverna partnering with...

Share Your Ride-Hailing Preferences with MVT CID

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), in partnership with DC Sustainable Transportation (DCST), seeks to better understand the preferences of riders who utilize ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.

Please take a few minutes to share your perspective in this brief survey. All responses are anonymous and will assist in advocacy by DCST – of which MVT CID is a member – for enhancements that will improve the quality of this transportation...

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