IMG_6362 VaHi’s Shops and Restaurants are Open for Business for the Holidays

Don’t Forget “Small Business Saturday” on Nov 29th  By: Jess Windham, VHCA Board Member We’ve all heard the phrase “buy local”, but why really is it important to shop locally? Frankly, it’s all about economics. Sustainable Connections said it best … Continue reading

station19santathon Fire Station #19 Santathon is On!

When: Saturday, December 6th, 1PM – 8PM (Santa will arrive after he finishes Breakfast with Santa at Osteria 832) Where: Fire Station #19, 1063 N. Highland Ave., across from Church of Our Saviour From caroling to roasting s’mores to selfies … Continue reading

IMG_0021 John Howell Park Construction Nears Completion

By: David Brandenberger and Jack White, VHCA Parks Committee The construction activity at the western end of John Howell Park is almost complete. The new granite walls on three sides of the volleyball courts are finished, new columns have been built … Continue reading

2014-Tour-of-Homes-Dates Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes Committee Thanks 2014 Sponsors

The 2014 Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes is only three short weeks away. With ticket sales already booming and our sponsorships locked in, our 2014 tour promises to be another successful neighborhood event. This year we have a total of 75 … Continue reading

Fosty-5K-2014-600 Inman Frosty 5K Road Race Set for December 13

You’re invited to run – in Virginia-Highland and along the Beltline – to benefit Inman Middle School students and teachers. Experienced runners, beginners, and families are welcome. Runners with strollers stay to the back, please. 5K begins at 9 A.M. … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: November 11, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Medical Marijuana Granted, this issue really has nothing to do with public safety, but – this is an issue that personally affects our own APD Sergeant Chris Clark. Sergeant Clark’s work affects most everyone in VaHi somehow, as … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: October 30, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Bicycle Thievery Interesting article about securing bicycles against theft- not being a bike owner myself, I always thought that U-locks were the way to go for protection. Not so – according to this article. Interesting article about securing … Continue reading

IMG_7725 Say Hello to the Orme Park Turtles!

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Lola Carlisle for the pictures included in this article. Sometimes good things happen to people who wait. Other times they happen to people who take action. In June, VaHi resident Paige Cucchi and her husband Sean … Continue reading

TOA round badge_5off Taste of Atlanta Comes to Midtown October 24-26

More than 90 of Atlanta’s best restaurants will participate in this year’s Taste of Atlanta, to be held October 24-26 in Midtown at Tech Square. With eateries featured from both inside and outside the perimeter, festival-goers will be able to … Continue reading

hamburger Battle of the Burgers Returns to VaHi

The Battle of the Burgers returns to John Howell Park this Saturday October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 2014 marks the event’s fifth year as up to 25 of your favorite Atlanta restaurants fire up their grills and … Continue reading

2014-Tour-of-Homes-Dates It’s Almost Time to Tour!

YES! It’s finally Autumn in VaHi and the air is cooler, the leaves are falling AND the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes committee is in FULL SWING preparing for our neighborhood’s next big event. The 2014 Tour of Homes is set … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Agenda: October VHCA Monthly Board and General Meeting

Following is the tentative agenda for the Monday October 13 monthly Board/General meeting of the Virginia-Highland Civic Association: Call to Order Adoption of Agenda Welcome from Reverend Zachary Thompson Police & Fire Dept. representatives: Zone 6 City of Atlanta officials; … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: October 12, 2014

Please Save These Dates Saturday, October 18th: This is the date for the annual neighborhood clean up organized by the Keep VaHi Beautiful committee. Meet before 8:30 a.m. on the patio of the American Roadhouse for coffee and breakfast sandwiches, and get assignments … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter: October 2, 2014

Click here to read City Councilmember Alex Wan’s latest newsletter, including updates on: Important Voter Information (including information on early/advance/absentee voting) 2015 Proposed Infrastructure Bond Update Cheshire Farm Trail Now Open 2014 Forever Young Ball Neighborhood Spotlight: Ansley Park   … Continue reading

2014 VHTH Logo_OL 20th Anniversary Tour of Homes Set for December 6-7

Mark your calendars now for the 2014 VaHi Tour of Homes – the 20th anniversary of one of the best home tours in Atlanta - set for Saturday and Sunday December 6-7. This year’s tour will showcase seven homes and the Church of Our … Continue reading

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