Mount Vernon Triangle Blog

MVT CID Launches Park & Open Space Study

In response to past neighborhood perception surveys and significant additional public input suggesting that the preservation and addition of green, open and public-use spaces are top priorities for our community, the MVT CID has engaged a third-party consulting team to facilitate a strategic planning effort to define and meet the neighborhood’s green and open space...

It's Ladies Night at 5th Street Ace on Sunday, February 11

Join hundreds of neighbors and friends on Sunday, February 11—from 6-8pm after store closing—as the MVT CID teams up 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) projects for their homes. During the event, guests receive 20% off all regular-priced...

MVT CID Clean Team Member Featured on ABC 7 News

In 2017, we profiled Clean Team member Steve Powell’s transition from homelessness to homeownership through the combination of his own hard work, help from Central Union Mission and Habitat for Humanity, a grant from DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), and his employment...

Welcome Kelsi Oliver!

Staff headcount at the MVT CID increased by one in December when Kelsi Oliver joined the team to further enhance our growing community’s brand, communications and stakeholder engagement efforts. As Marketing, Communications and Events Manager, Kelsi will lead all external communications, event planning and execution, marketing material production, digital communications and stakeholder engagement.

Kelsi previously managed digital and...

MVT CID Promotes its Destination Appeal at WDCEP Annual Meeting

The MVT CID team joined hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups, real estate brokers, service providers and local “makers” at the Washington DC Economic Partnership’s Annual Meeting + ECON Showcase in December to promote our neighborhood’s growing brand as a “destination of choice” for anyone looking to live,...

Santa Returns to Mount Vernon Triangle

On a snowy Saturday, December 9, Santa once again returned to MVT to take a few last minute gift requests and pose for photos with dozens of children, adults and pets. Residents and visitors stopped for a visit with Santa and hot chocolate from Le Pain Quotidian along with other snacks.

All kids who took a photo with Santa also received an age-appropriate book courtesy of ANC...

New Gator Utility Vehicle Takes Chomp Out of Winter

District residents all know that the next “Snowmageddon” or “Snowpocalypse” can hit when least expected. But with the MVT CID’s investment in a new John Deere utility vehicle, our Clean Team now benefits from more industrial-strength support for multiple winter-weather jobs including street/sidewalk salting and snow removal.

Also known as a “Gator,” the vehicle will complement our existing Clean Team truck by providing greater capacity to transport landscaping...

Neighborhood Perception Survey Now Live!

Help us understand how the MVT CID can better serve your needs and interests, and take a few minutes to share your feedback in the Neighborhood Perception Survey covering the 2017 calendar year. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete and your responses will help to improve the quality of the programs and service offerings provided by the MVT CID. What’s more,...

'Tis the Season to Give and Receive with Tropical Smoothie Café

The flavors of the season are a beautiful balance of savory and sweet. And thanks to our friends at Tropical Smoothie Café, they’ve also never tasted so good!

Let your taste buds judge whether you’re naughty or nice by treating yourself to a Chicken Apple Club or the new Sweet ‘N Smoky Chicken flatbread. Afterwards top it off with the...

Texas de Brazil Features Special Holiday Lunch Hours

Whether you’re in need of a location for your group holiday luncheon or are simply looking to change up your lunch routine, our friends at Texas de Brazil invite you to join them for lunch during one (or all!) of their special Noon-3:30 PM holiday lunch hours on the following dates:

  • Friday, December 1
  • Friday, December 8
  • Friday, December 15
  • Friday, December 22

This Brazilian steakhouse (also known as a “churrascaria”) at 455...

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