Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

Community Office Hours with Councilmember Charles Allen on April 7

The MVT CID is pleased to welcome back Councilmember Charles Allen and his constituent services staff for a Ward 6 Community Office Hours event at A Baked Joint on Friday, April 7 from 8 – 9:30 am. Please RSVP here. This is a wonderful opportunity to talk to your Council representative and his team about the issues that are most important to you.

Pie360 Now Open for Breakfast

Pie360 began breakfast service on March 13, offering coffee, tea and delicious bagel sandwiches beginning at 7:30 am to office workers and residents looking for a quick, local option. Stay tuned for the launch of a larger breakfast menu soon! 

Ajax Opening Attracts Event Planners from Throughout City

Last month we introduced you to Ajax, a new Spacez event venue in the retail space at The Aspen Apartments. On March 2, members of the CID team joined development team members, Ajax staff and most importantly, dozens of top event planners from throughout the Washington area. While the MVT is home to a number of private event spaces within its restaurants, Ajax will be the first space fully devoted to outside events and is expected...

MVT CID Introduces Retail/Restaurant Newsletter

The MVT CID will soon be launching an additional e-newsletter — “Destination MVT” — that will provide our subscribers with quick links to specials and promotions from more than 60 local MVT restaurants and retailers. We will continue to provide monthly short articles and features through the Triangle Times and in the blog section of our website As a subscriber to the Triangle...

Sundown Cleaners to Reopen at 407 K Street

Longtime MVT dry cleaners, Sundown Cleaners, reopened on Monday, March 13 at 407 K Street as the popular family-owned store returned to its prior location. Check out our recent profile on owner Stephen Han!

MVT Spotlight: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Café, operated by franchisee Oubab Khalil, will be opening in late March 2017 at 425 Eye Street, next to Orangetheory Fitness. This café will be the first for Tropical Smoothie in Washington, DC and the MVT CID is thrilled that once again, a business franchise chose the Triangle to launch their expansion into DC. From fresh and healthy smoothies to wraps and flatbreads, Tropical Smoothie Café is committed to bringing a delicious new menu to MVT residents, office tenants and visitors. We asked Oubab to tell us more about the café and his decision to...

It's Ladies Night on Sunday, Feb. 12

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends this Sunday, February 12 as the MVT CID teams with 5th Street Ace Hardware for one of the most popular events of the year.  Each year, 5th Street Ace hosts “Ladies Night” to empower women and teach basic “do-it-yourself” (DIY)...

Sweetheart Menus for Valentine's Day

The following MVT restaurants are ready to win your heart with romantic and enticing menus to share with someone special on Valentine’s Day:

[solidcore[ MVT Reopening Weekend of Feb. 18 & 19

[solidcore] in Mount Vernon Triangle at 433 Mass has a new look and is excited to celebrate it with you! Join the [solidcore] team on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 for a chance to win free classes and other prizes from local vendors. There will...

Plans Underway for Expansion of Popular FRESHFARM Market

The MVT CID is very excited to have partnered with  FRESHFARM Markets to relocate and expand the popular Saturday farmer’s market in 2017. After three years of growing sales and clear feedback from residents that they would enjoy more selection, plans...