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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). http://atlantapd.org/Zone6.aspx 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 http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2014/jan/10/atlanta-police-foundation/police-foundation-target/. I have heard many APD police folks state over the years though that a reduction in crime incidents … Continue reading

No. 19 Fire Station c. 1920s Fire Station #19 – Onward and Upward

By Lola Carlisle Since its opening in 1925, Fire Station 19 (FS19) has been a beloved institution in Virginia-Highland. The firefighters and the building have a unique place in this community. A lot of children in this neighborhood have climbed … Continue reading

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