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76a7587cde93638b4d26e658ccc6d3b2.jpg.max800 YWCA Hosting Yard Sale

Passing along the following notice we saw from VaHi resident Cristina Conesa of a yard sale at the YWCA in early May. What: Yard Sale Featuring Gently Used Children’s Items When: Friday May 2, 3-7 PM & Saturday May 3, … Continue reading

VaHi-Logo-Vertical-RGB Legislative Fact Sheets Available for Review

Attached are fact sheets for proposed legislation circulated to the NPUs for comment and forwarded to us from NPU-F yesterday. These proposed ordinances will be up for review at tonight’s NPU-F meeting. The meeting starts at 7 PM and will … Continue reading

FireFighterFlyer Turn eWaste Into Tuition for Atlanta’s Firefighters

Ecycle Atlanta has partnered with the Atlanta Fire Foundation to purchase donated e-waste during Earth Week (April 21-26). Both businesses and homeowners can drop off their old computers, laptops and cell phones at any Atlanta fire station, and the Fire … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO VHCA Votes to Adopt Master Plan

The Virginia-Highland Civic Association voted unanimously at its Monday night meeting to adopt the Master Plan as currently posted on www.vahimasterplan.org. Click here to view a video of the board meeting in its entirety. The Plan is a culmination of … Continue reading

After_01a (Large) On the Topic of Alleyways in Virginia-Highland

By: Jack White, VHCA Board President A Bit of History The use and ownership of alleys in our neighborhood has come up in several contexts over the years.  The alleys had two major purposes: utility access and garbage pick-up. It’s … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: April 18, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Crime/Safety Summit Meeting Fulton County Commission Chair John Eaves will be hosting this meeting 4/22/14 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at St. Mark Methodist Church at Peachtree and 5th Streets in Midtown. On the panel will be 5 … Continue reading

photo 1 Historic Hex Pavers Available for Purchase from VHCA

It’s time for Spring gardening and outdoor improvements and, if fixing historic hex pavers in your sidewalk is on your to-do list, the VHCA has what you need. The civic association has a good supply of historic Virginia-Highland hexagonal pavers … Continue reading

_MG_2957 Bridging Cultures by Opening Our Doors to Atlanta’s International Students

By: Sam Casto Atlanta opens its doors every year to thousands of international visitors who work, play, and study in our cosmopolitan metropolis. International students occupy one of the fastest-growing economic sectors and population groups in our city as indicated … Continue reading

VaHi-Logo-Vertical-Hypen-RGB VHCA to Consider Master Plan at Monday Meeting

The VHCA will have adoption of the Master Plan on its meeting agenda this Monday April 14. The meeting will be held at the Ponce de Leon Ave. library meeting room at 7 PM. The board will discuss the plan … Continue reading

DCASRenoir Lifeline Animal Project Invites You to ‘Spring Into Adoption’

Passing along the following from our friends at Fulton County Animal Services: Springtime in Atlanta brings sunshine, Dogwood blooms and, sadly, skyrocketing intake levels at Fulton County Animal Services (FCAS) due to the high number of puppies and kittens being … Continue reading

423163_258492057571225_1330816859_a Emory Point to Host Free Family-Friendly Outdoor Music and Movie Events This Spring and Summer

Passing this along from our friends at Emory Point: WHAT: Enjoy complimentary live music and movies at Emory Point, every other Thursday beginning April 17 through August 21. Music and activities start at 6 p.m. in The Park at Emory … Continue reading

woodlandsgarden_logo April Activities at Woodlands Garden

Our friend Kate Baltzell at Trees Atlanta notified us of some fun events taking place this month at Woodlands Garden, the 7-acre sanctuary of majestic Georgia Piedmont forest near downtown Decatur. April 6 – 27: Birdhouse Auction, bidding on line – … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Master Plan Update

By Jess Windham, VHCA Master Plan Committee Co-Chair As we continue through the documentation phase of the Master Plan process, planners at Market+Main are currently editing the document to incorporate feedback received since the draft was released on March 10th. … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter: April 2, 2014

Click here to read City Councilperson Alex Wan’s most recent e-newsletter with updates on: Commission on Waste & Efficiency Formed Monroe Crosswalk Update Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine Solid Waste Reminders Neighborhood Spotlight: Druid Hills Tweet

VaHi-Logo-Vertical-RGB A New Look for the VHCA

To say that the staff at Tailfin Marketing (located on Virginia Ave. near Briarcliff) has a passion for all things ‘Virginia-Highland’ would be an understatement. It’s unclear whether that passion is something Tailfin’s co-owner and VHCA board member Lola Carlisle … Continue reading

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