Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Capitol Crossing Expands Union Square Hospitality Partnership

As reported in the Washington Business Journal, Capitol Crossing, the 2.2 million square foot mixed-use development project just to the south and east of Mount Vernon Triangle, has expanded its partnership with acclaimed New York restaurateur,...

Apple, Events DC and Historical Society Finalize Plans

In a flurry of activity over the past few weeks, plans for a flagship Apple retail store at the historic Carnegie Library have been finalized as Events DC, the sports and convention authority that runs the Library, approved a long-term lease with Apple to occupy approximately 19,000 square feet within...

Goats and Ducks and Bunnies. Oh My!
RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 from 10 AM – Noon. The animals take over Milian Park at 5th & Mass as the MVT CID and Leesburg Animal Park host our free petting zoo! This year’s mini zoo will bring us even more delightful creatures in the park under our shady tents and trees. Animals may include llamas, goats, donkeys, sheep, ducks, pigs, chicks and bunnies, all...
National Night Out Brings Together Community Partners, Great Food and Fun!

The MVT CID invites residents, neighbors and visitors to participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 from 6 - 8 PM. The location for this year’s MVT CID event is Milian Park at 5th & Mass. Celebrated in cities throughout the United States and in every police district in Washington, DC, National Night Out generates support for, and participation in, local anti-crime and emergency preparedness...

All Topped Out at Lydian 400K!

Congratulations to The Wilkes Company, Quadrangle Development Corporation and HITT Contracting on the topping out of the Lydian 400K Apartments at the corner of 4th & K Streets, NW on June 28. The Lydian, inspired in name by the Lydian musical scale in jazz composition,...

Environmentally Friendly Businesses, Stand Up and Be Recognized

The application period for the District Sustainability Awards is now open! The annual awards recognize outstanding businesses and organizations for their environmental stewardship, innovative best practices, pollution prevention, and resource conservation. The submission deadline is August 1, 2017 with an awards ceremony in October. Visit the Department of Energy and Environment's (...

Make-Up Dates Announced for Rained Out Tunes in the Triangle

Summer showers unfortunately forced us to cancel two of our Tunes in the Triangle summer concerts at the 5th & K plaza. Both concerts have been rescheduled and the make-up dates are as follows:

  • Blues/rock band The Perfectionists (pictured top left) on Thursday, September 7 
     
  • Funk/blues/rock/soul band...
MVT CID President & CEO Reflects on Recent IDA Fellowship By Kenyattah A. Robinson
When I mention the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID), some may quickly associate the phrase with our dedicated seven-person Clean Team Ambassadors who keep the neighborhood clean, safe and welcoming to all who choose to live, work, do business or entertain in our community. Others may be more familiar with the MVT CID’s status as one of DC’s 10 Business Improvement...
Summer Fun Plans! "Doggone Fun Day" on June 24, Petting Zoo on July 29

Mark your calendars now for two of our most popular summer events — Doggone Fun Day (formerly Dog Agility Day) on Saturday, June 24 and the always popular petting zoo on Saturday, July 29 with a special guest...

Celebrate International Yoga Day! Join Busboys and Poets for Free Yoga on the Plaza

Bring your yoga mat and good energy to the 5th & K plaza on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 AM as Busboys and Poets celebrates International Yoga Day, bringing DC fitness professionals Kathleen Kulikowski and Charly Williams for an hour of free yoga. Kathleen is a...

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