I ♥ Sushi Roll “Hotter Than Wasabi™” in Virginia-Highland

By Denise Romeo That’s the motto of Genki, Virginia-Highland’s favorite sushi restaurant that offers fresh, creatively presented sushi rolls and generous noodle bowls. Since opening in Atlanta in 1996, Genki has not only expanded from its original Buckhead location to … Continue reading

Va Hi primary care ad The Voice rev FINAL 022415 Walk to Your Doc: New Practice Opens in VaHi

Those who live or work in Virginia-Highland now have another convenient option for health care. Atlanta Medical Center Primary Care Physicians at Virginia Highland has opened in Amsterdam Walk, in the former Supplement Warehouse location. Same-day appointments are available. Dr. … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: February 24, 2015

By John Wolfinger Learning Opportunities Coming Up Two citizens public safety academies starting soon and a city-wide safety awareness program, too. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy, to be held on 7 Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., starts April … Continue reading

2015intowntenredmanlogo1-300x300 Traffic Alert: Intown 10K Passing Through VaHi on March 1

The Intown Ten 10K Road Race will take place one week from today, Sunday, March 1, 2015 starting at at 9:00 AM. There will be no street closings, only “rolling closures” as the racers pass through intersections. Click here for … Continue reading

DSC_0004 APS Officials Hold Community Meeting to Discuss Inman Expansion

Officials from Atlanta Public Schools – including Superintendent Meria Carstarphen and board member Matt Westmoreland – met with residents on February 19 to discuss options for addressing overcrowding at Inman Middle School. If you were unable to attend, here’s a … Continue reading

DSC06195 North Highland Park Update

Over Half of Debt Retired By Pamela Papner, Virginia-Highland Conservation League Anyone new to the neighborhood might not know that in December of 2008, the Virginia-Highland Civic Association, Inc. (VHCA) closed on the purchase of two lots at 1076 and … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Improvements On the Horizon for City of Atlanta

By Jess Windham, Virginia-Highland Civic Association Board Those passionate about transportation improvements in the city of Atlanta have experienced a roller coaster of emotions over the past few years. As a review of the list of projects included in the … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: February 10, 2015

By John Wolfinger The following reports are taken from our APD Zone 6 VaHi Beat 601 reported incidents for the 2015 weeks 4 and 5 (1/18-1/31). These reports are not meant to scare anyone, but to let you know … Continue reading

Tentative Agenda for VHCA’s February Board and General Meeting

Virginia-Highland Civic Association Board of Directors Monthly Meeting Monday, February 9, 2015; 7:00 PM; Ponce de Leon Library Proposed Agenda Call to Order Adoption of Agenda Police & Fire Dept. representatives City of Atlanta officials; other public officials & municipal … Continue reading

DSCF0011 Trees Atlanta Annual VaHi Planting Set for February 21

VaHi’s streets are among the most tree-lined of any intown Atlanta neighborhood. We have many years of joint planting events with Trees Atlanta to thank for that wonderful fact. This year’s annual Trees Atlanta/VaHi tree planting will be held Saturday February 21 from 9:00 … Continue reading

mmlogo300pixels Support Fire Station #19 at 5th Annual Morningside Mile

The Morningside Mile is a 1-mile race and block party hosted by Doc Chey’s. 100% of race profits will be donated to the fund to renovate Fire Station #19 to help keep it in service. This year’s event – the … Continue reading

wan_190 February City Council District 6 Newsletter

Click here to read the latest from City Councilmember Alex Wan’s office, including updates on: 2015 Infrastructure Bond Hearings Continue Park Pride Awards Grant in District 6 Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta Municipal Court Amnesty ProgramMorningside Mile – and Yeah! … Continue reading

No. 19 Station Support Fire Station #19 at Yeah! Burger on February 17

On Tuesday February 17 from 6PM – 10PM, Yeah! Burger at 1017 N. Highland Ave. will donate 10% of sales to the Virginia-Highland Conservation League (VHCL) in support of efforts to restore the neighborhood’s historic Fire Station #19. Please consider … Continue reading

DSC_0004 APS Puts Hold on Inman Expansion Project

By Jack White, VHCA Board President Yesterday, Matt Westmoreland responded to ongoing queries about the status of the Inman expansion with a note saying the Board had decided to defer confirming the pending construction contract. In a letter released last night, … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: January 27, 2015

APD Crime Story Interesting story about the changes in crime incidents here in the city over the past few years at I have heard many APD police folks state over the years though that a reduction in crime incidents … Continue reading

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