Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners

MVT Spotlight: Sundown Cleaners

(Updated 3.6.17) Sundown Cleaners is one of Mount Vernon Triangle’s legacy retailers, having operated for more than 32 years on the ground floor of Museum Square apartments at 401 K Street. Following military service in South Korea’s air force, owner Stephen Han started his civilian career as a commercial airline mechanic—first for Korean Airways in South Korea, then for Iran Airlines in Tehran—before opening his first dry cleaning business with no experience. Seven years later, he immigrated to the United States and opened...

Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle - Saturday, October 1

The MVT CID is hosting Fitness & Health Day in the Triangle at 5th and K on Saturday, October 1 from 10 AM to Noon. Join our array of fitness and health businesses, including Bhakti Yoga, Orangetheory Fitness,...

Pie360 Opens at 655 K Street

Pie360 has opened in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Building at 655 K Street, with their popular (and perfectly) baked pizzas, fresh salads and wraps. Their hours are 11 AM to 10 PM daily, with options to take out or eat there in the upstairs dining area of this beautiful historic building. Pie360 prides itself on quality food at a quick pace, with many options to “build your own” pizza and salad. According to Pie360 President, Dennis Sharoky (pictured right, with the DC team), the restaurant is particularly excited to be opening in Mount Vernon...

Fall Fun Day Returns Saturday October 29 As We Celebrate the Final FRESHFARM Farm Stand of the Season

On Saturday, October 29, the annual MVT CID Fall Fun Day is back at 5th and K! Enjoy trick or treating for our mini monsters, the dog costume contest, mini pumpkin painting and more, along with the final morning of our wonderful MVT FRESHFARM Farm Stand. Come out and celebrate the successful conclusion of our third market season with all your friends and neighbors. Stay tuned to our...

Mount Vernon Triangle Features Four Parklets on PARK(ing) Day

On Friday, September 16, four Mount Vernon Triangle retailers transformed the parking spaces at their front doors into a welcoming courtyard to sit, visit and relax with friends as part of 2016 PARK(ing) Day in Washington, DC. Each year, working in conjunction with the...

Petting Zoo Enchants Children of All Ages

On a sunny, summery morning on Saturday, September 10, the MVT CID hosted a petting zoo at the FRESHFARM Farm Stand. Families and friends turned out in droves to pet the friendly and fuzzy young animals under our shady tents. Children and adults alike were charmed by the four sibling bunnies, Meadow the patient and gentle goat, two cooperatively quacking ducks and a gaggle of chicks just feathering out in their soft downy feathers...

Summer Events Continue in the MVT

MVT’s summer of events rolls on through August and early September. Our August “Tunes in the Triangle” free concert on Thursday, August 18 at Milian Park at 5th & Mass features the return of...

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...

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