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StephenWhiteman#3 Tired of Movie Mindlessness? Local Classic Film Group Open to New Participants

Stephen Whiteman lives in Ormewood Park and runs a cool classic movie group out of his home. The group’s in its eight year and Stephen reached out to the VHCA to see if any VaHi residents might be interested in … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO VHCA Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers Set for September 18

The Virginia-Highland Civic Association’s annual general meeting and election of officers will be held Thursday September 18th in the Inman Middle School cafeteria, starting at 7:00 PM. Please be sure to bring your ID or recent utility bill in your name as … Continue reading

th-10 Making Your Home More Comfortable and Affordable

By: Jess Windham, VHCA Planning Committee Homes in Virginia-Highland are as diverse as they come, but one thing is the same for everyone – we all receive a power bill. We spend money each month to keep the lights on, keep … Continue reading

treesatlantalogo Trees Atlanta Kicks Off Planting Season

Passing along the following from our friends at Trees Atlanta: With another successful planting season in the rear view mirror, Trees Atlanta is enthusiastic to begin the new planting season in September. To celebrate, Trees Atlanta has announced details for … Continue reading

logo-4 Get Your Tickets Now for the 2nd Annual BeltLine Wine Stroll

Oenophiles and food lovers rejoice as the second annual BeltLine Wine Stroll will be held Saturday September 27. The mile-long wine tasting event will take place along the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine from 1 – 5 p.m. Attendees will visit twenty restaurants … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Tentative Agenda for August Monthly Meeting of VHCA BOD

Call to Order  Adoption of Agenda Police and Fire Dept. representatives – Zone 6 City of Atlanta officials; other public officials & municipal representatives Variances V-14-141, 885 Adair Ave; zoning is R-4 Applicant and owner Nandita Koehler seeks a variance … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter: August 11, 2014

Click here to read City Councilperson Alex Wan’s latest e-newsletter which includes updates on: Proposed Sidewalk Legislation Code Enforcement Summit Scheduled for Saturday August 16 New Pay Online Service for Fulton County Solid Waste Collection Reminder for Labor Day Neighborhood … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: August 5, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Watch Out For Pedestrians!!! Thanks to Mary Stouffer for pointing out this very enlightening pictorial article about pedestrian/motorist laws: http://peds.org/wp-content/uploads/4754-ROW14.pdf. Got Kids (or Grandkids) and Firearms??? Interesting and helpful tips about storing firearms in your household and vehicles at http://www.ncpc.org/topics/safe-firearms-storage/safe-firearms-storage. … Continue reading

Thanks for the help, MSL Group! Volunteers Make a Difference at John Howell Park

The VHCA would like to thank Park Pride and MSL Group for providing 20+ volunteers who spent last Friday morning sprucing up parts of John Howell Park. These awesome volunteers mulched around the plants along Virginia Ave., sanded a bench … Continue reading

IMG_5835 VHCA Hosts BeltLine Overlay Information Session

By: Jess Windham Over the past year, the city has been revisiting each section – or subarea – of the BeltLine overlay district to review and update the underlying zoning. Virginia-Highland is in subarea 6, which – along with subareas … Continue reading

Orange_Logo_small 5Arts FEST in Little Five Points Looking for Volunteers, Financial Support

Editor’s Note: We’re passing along the following from our friends at the 5Arts FEST. This festival is not affiliated with the VHCA or Summerfest, but we support organizers in their efforts to bring this first-year festival in a neighboring community … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO City Council Adopts Virginia-Highland Master Plan

The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved the Virginia-Highland Master Plan at its Monday July 21 meeting. With the adoption, the plan becomes part of the City of Atlanta’s Comprehensive Development Plan. The VHCA thanks the many residents whose input shaped … Continue reading

HighlandTap Highland Tap Gets a Makeover

Grand Re-Opening and Fire Station #19 Dine Out Benefit Set For August 20 In 1989, NightCap Food & Spirits opened Highland Tap, an underground hideaway, on the soon-to-become-fashionable corner of Virginia & North Highland avenues. Nestled between what was then … Continue reading

Olivia Smile smaller Atlanta Young Singers Holds Auditions for New Members

Atlanta Young Singers is looking for the best young voices in Virginia-Highland! Since 1975, AYS has been at the forefront of choral art in metro Atlanta and the U.S., thrilling audiences all over the world with innovative programming, professional performance, … Continue reading

IMG_5777 Park Pride Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Free King of Pops at Orme Park

Park Pride’s 25th anniversary is this year and they’re celebrating by giving away FREE King of Pops at 25 different parks around the city. Thank you, Park Pride, for choosing Orme Park to help you celebrate!  Come to the park’s … Continue reading

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