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Is it a dog or a cat? Nope. This is a new one for us. VaHi Residents, Construction Worker Rescue Baby Barred Owl

By Deborah Schwarz Editor’s Note: Deborah and Greg Schwarz live on lower Drewry Street. Thanks to their efforts and a caring construction foreman, one wayward baby Barred owl was successfully returned to the wild and perhaps even reunited with its … Continue reading

image Park Pride Hosts “Pints for Parks” on May 3

By Jack White and David Brandenberger, VHCA Parks Committee Longtime metro Atlanta parks advocates Park Pride will hold their annual spring social and fundraiser Tuesday, May 3rd from 6 PM to 9 PM. The event will feature cycling and walking … Continue reading

House Sign Layered House Number Event Set for April 30th

How many times have you driven around the neighborhood trying to find a particular address and had to search high and low to find the home’s street number? If it’s hard for residents who live in the neighborhood to zero … Continue reading

WP_20160405_17_03_41_Pro Ten Thousand Villages Celebrates National Arbor Day

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member Ten Thousand Villages, our neighborhood fair trade retailer at 1056 St. Charles Ave., will participate in a nationwide campaign to plant 10,000 trees in our national forests. The program, which runs April 21 through … Continue reading

ACP logo with Tagline Express Your Passion for VaHi Through Photography – and See Your Work on Public Display!

Submit photos now for upcoming North Highland Park public exhibition showcasing life in our awesome neighborhood By David Brandenberger, VHCA Board Member Photos courtesy John Becker The Virginia-Highland Civic Association is partnering with Atlanta Celebrates Photography to create a ‘neighborhood-based’ … Continue reading

vahi-logo-mobile Briarcliff Terrace Apartments

By Lola Carlisle, VHCA Board Member and Jack White, VHCA Board President Briarcliff Terrace Apartments has been a quiet apartment community east of the CVS (and east of Arlington Pl.) since the 1960’s. For the last couple of decades, it … Continue reading

DSC_0509 New Pedestrian Signal Light in Place at Inman Middle School

By Jack White, VHCA Board President The installation of the (solar-powered) Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) at Inman Middle School on the corner of Virginia and Arcadia in almost complete. The city reports that the vendor failed to ship one needed … Continue reading

City of Atlanta logo color Annual City of Atlanta Resident Survey Due by April 15

By Jack White, VHCA Board President The City of Atlanta is conducting an online survey on a number of topics; the press release and link are below. If you find that a potential response you might want to give is … Continue reading

Lionheart Framing folks Austin Yapp, left, and Alton Baker, right. Painting shown done by Jeffrey McDonald. Lionheart Framing Celebrates One Year in VaHi!

Article and photography By VHCA Board Member Robin Ragland We’re only a week away from the annual Dogwood Festival, but there’s an even more local art event to put on your calendar to attend first. Lionheart Framing is celebrating their one … Continue reading

Traffic Advisory: Filming at Clermont Hotel on March 31

Filming inside the Clermont Hotel on Ponce de Leon Ave. will close the curb parking lane and sidewalk on both sides of Bonaventure Ave. between Ponce and North Ave. on March 31. Be advised there also will be set up work … Continue reading

Peachtree+Creek+South+Fork_4-21-2013_123590 South Fork Conservancy “Creek Rising Party” Fundraiser Set for April 28

Passing along the following from our friends at South Fork Conservancy. Image courtesy of the conservancy’s website. The South Fork Conservancy invites you to its annual ‘Creek Rising Party’ at the new Zonolite Park and Trail, 5 PM to 8 … Continue reading

Photo Credit: John Becker GDOT Seeks Input for Briarcliff Rd. Study

Passing this notice along from the Georgia Department of Transportation: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), in collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is conducting a Road Safety Audit (RSA) for State Route 42 / Briarcliff Road NE, from … Continue reading

marta-logo MARTA Extends Hours of Operation for Bus Route #36

Thanks to Courtenay Dr. resident Cary Aiken, MARTA will be extending the hours of operation for Bus Route #36 (No. Decatur Rd./Virginia-Highland) from the current 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., effective April 18. Aiken noticed that when MARTA Route #’s … Continue reading

jamie_headshot SF Coffee Hosts Meet and Greet with Artist Jamie Calkin

Note: Images in this article were taken from http://www.jamiecalkin.com. Athens-based artist Jamie Calkin is kicking off a month-long exhibit at San Fransisco Coffee, 1192 N. Highland Ave. in VaHi, with a meet and greet at the cafe on Friday, April 1 … Continue reading

IMG_4753 Intersection of Barnett Street and Virginia Circle Now a 4-Way Stop

The city has installed stop signs for north and southbound traffic on Barnett. Previously, only motorists going in either direction on Virginia Circle were required to stop at the intersection. Nearby resident Anurag Sahu had witnessed a few accidents and numerous … Continue reading

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