The Triangle blog will award a $50 gift certificate to a MVT or Penn Quarter restaurant for the best snowman or snow sculpture constructed in Chinatown Park at 6th and Mass NW or the park at 5th and Eye NW. Just post your photo in the thread on The Triangle Facebook page and get the most likes.
Outdoor movie screening tonight in Chinatown Park at 5th and Massachusetts Avenue NW. Tonight’s movie is “Raise the Red Lantern” and beginning at 8 pm.
This summer screening is part of the Chinatown Park Start FRESH! Project. Outdoor activities in Chinatown Park include classic Asian-themed movies and more.
Popcorn will be served gratis.
This event is sponsored by the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
UPDATE: The signs were removed by the Downtown DC BID’s SAM team. the Downtown DC BID contacted Washington Sports Club and the signage has not been seen since.
Please stop. It has been particularly egregious at the Chinatown Park at 6th and Massachusetts NW. These signs have been appearing in large numbers for over a week. Please call the SAM team of the DC BID to pick them up at 202-624-1550.
UPDATE 11/16/2014 – City Center DC has confirmed that the public dog park will be open by mid-week. They are still finalizing the hours and actual open date. This post will be updated when the grand opening is finalized.
Representatives from City Center DC have given details to The Mt. Vernon Triangle Blog about the mystery dog park. A City Center Dog park will open to the public at 10th St, NW between New York Ave and I. This will be an 8 minute walk for Triangle residents (.4 miles away from 5th and K). The convenience of this location cannot be denied. The park will be managed and operated by City Center DC’s Common Area Association . The question is, how will City Center amenities compare to the Shaw Dog Park?
In other dog park news, show your support Saturday, November 15th for the Shaw Dog Park’s 6th Annual Anniversary Party. From 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, grab your people and paw pals to celebrate with this neighborhood fixture. Count on refreshments, t-shirts for sale, and prizes donated by local businesses. Shaw Dog Park, located at 1673 11th Street NW, has boasting rights of DC’s “first official public dog park,” managed by the Shaw Dog Park Association in cooperation with the DC Department of Parks and Rec. For Triangle residents, its an 18 minute walk (.8 miles away from 5th and K). Weekday hours are 7:00 am – 10:00 pm and weekend hours run 8:00 am – 10:00 pm.
Last weekend the Mount Vernon Triangle CID organized a great event called Color the K to beautify construction fencing outside The Cloakroom with art. Browse the pictures below to see the murals the talented Rose Jaffe (@rose_inks) and team created for the site.
Many of you may have heard that the DC Office of Planning (OP) selected the Mount Vernon Triangle community as one of three Washington, DC locations for a Playable Art DC installation. On Saturday, the Playable Art DC team will conduct design workshops with neighbors of all ages (see flyer). You may also participate in the feedback process via an online survey about play available at http://svy.mk/1nE6qyM
This is an exciting chance for kids, families and adults to help design the art (and playable art) which will stand in our neighborhood. Come by Busboys and Poets or the FRESHFARM Market on Saturday to express your desire for playable art in the Triangle!
[Editors Note: We first posted on this event on July 8th, but this is very important and worthy of a reminder]
The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC), in coordination with Events DC, invite you to attend a Section 106 consultation meeting for the proposed redevelopment of the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 11am – 12:30pm. As reported last September, the redevelopment aims to relocate the Spy Museum to the Carnegie Library site. The transformation of the Carnegie Library would incorporate a new glass atrium on the north side of the building.