Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Welcome, Tropical Smoothie Cafe'!
Tropical Smoothie Café opened its doors on April 21, welcoming residents, office workers and visitors to its cheerful shop and fresh, delicious smoothies, wraps and flatbreads. Owner Oubab Khalil (check out our spotlight on him ...
FRESHFARM MVT Market Kicks Off in New Location

Artfully dodging a few raindrops, dozens of neighborhood residents and visitors stopped by the newly expanded FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market on May 6, enjoying new vendors, ...

MVT CID Holds Annual Meeting at Ottoman Taverna

The MVT CID held its FY 2016 Annual Meeting on April 26 at Ottoman Taverna. Close to 100 stakeholders and friends of the MVT CID joined us for a community update, awards for our Clean Team members and two key community partners, and a very special video about one of our Clean Team members and his new home....

MVT Spotlight: Buwa Binitie and Capitol Vista

Buwa Binitie of Dantes Partners filed plans in March for a key MVT site at 888 New Jersey Avenue, NW. The site’s constraining triangular shape is seen as an opportunity rather than a limitation by this development team (click...

FRESHFARM Season Opening and Spring Fest!

The newly re-located and expanded FRESHFARM Mount Vernon Triangle Market will open at 5th & Eye Streets, NW adjacent to Milian Park on Saturday, May 6 along with the MVT CID’s annual Spring Fest in the Triangle. This year’s FRESHFARM market will be from 10 AM until 2 PM every Saturday, rain or shine, between May 6 and October 28 and will feature: 

Chicano Sol, certified...

5th Street Ace Hardware and the MVT CID Host Garden Party April 24

Join the MVT CID and 5th Street Ace Hardware on Sunday, April 23 from 12 Noon to 4 PM to receive 20% off all gardening supplies, pottery and live goods and enjoy a party with hands-on gardening tutorials, door prizes and more. And while there, stop by the MVT CID table for a free mini pansy planter while supplies last!  
 

Upcoming Opportunities to Give Back w/Golf, Bicycling &....Cocktails!

The MVT CID is pleased to share several noteworthy community involvement opportunities with our stakeholders:
 
Bike Ride for Youth Basketball on 4/23: Tarji Irby of World Class Cuts is a devoted coach for All City Elite Basketball and is inviting anyone in the community (and beyond) to register for a 15-mile Bike Tour on Sunday, April 23 to support the...

Join the MVT CID and BicycleSPACE for Bike to Work Day

The MVT CID looks forward to once again joining BicycleSPACE as they host Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19 from 7 AM to 9 AMat 440 K Street, NW. This event draws more than 16,000 people from around the region to pit stops all over the District. For our 60+ businesses in the Triangle, BicycleSPACE invites you to table at the event as they welcome commuters to the Mount Vernon...

A Summer of Fun in the MVT: Tunes in the Triangle & Discover Chinatown Parks

Free live music returns this summer as the MVT CID brings back the “Tunes in the Triangle” evening concert series. This year the concerts will be on the 5th & K Streets, NW plaza from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Residents, visitors and guests can relax in our colorful and comfortable tables and chairs, bring some food and drink to enjoy. This season’s lineup includes:
  
Thursday, May 25:    ...

A Baked Joint Hosts First Live Jazz Show Friday, April 21

A Baked Joint will be hosting their first live jazz show on Friday, April 21 from 6 PM to 9 PM, with a bonus incentive that it will also be pizza night! Join in the fun and head over for great food, drinks and jazz with Blue Dot Jazz Troupe. 
 

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