DSC_0004 APS Board Member Matt Westmoreland Urges “Yes” Vote on E-SPLOST on Tuesday, May 24th

VHCA Board Votes to Support By Rebecca Wells & Jack White At the VHCA meeting on May 9th,  Atlanta Public School District 3 Board member Matt Westmoreland and several parents asked the VHCA Board to support the referendum.  The Board … Continue reading

600px-Seal_of_Atlanta City Encourages Residents to Sign Up for Recycling Perks Program

Following is a letter from City of Atlanta Public Works Commissioner Richard Mendoza encouraging residents to sign up or its Recycling Perks incentivized recycling program. It’s easy to sign up and you can save up to $25 per month or … Continue reading

TreeOrdinance2016promo Trees Atlanta Conducts Seminar on Atlanta Tree Ordinance

Trees are a tremendously valuable public resource. The goal of a “tree ordinance” is to prevent net loss of trees and the tree canopy on both public and private property. Urban trees work hard for us — they are an … Continue reading

KVHB Fall Cleanup Photo Spring Cleanup Day Set for May 21

Keep Virginia-Highland Beautiful is looking for volunteers for its annual pre-Summerfest, spring clean-up of the neighborhood. The event is set for Saturday, May 21, 8:00 am – 12 pm. Volunteers will meet at American Roadhouse on N. Highland Ave. and … Continue reading

DSC_0036 It’s Almost Summerfest Time!

We’re one month away from our annual celebration of the arrival of summer and you can almost feel the eager anticipation for Summerfest 2016! We thought we’d pass along a few updates as the festival draws near. Music Line-Up We’re … Continue reading

image002 BeltLine Study Group Meeting Set for May 10

You are cordially invited to attend a meeting of the Northeast and Southeast Atlanta BeltLine Study Groups on Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7:30 pm. The meeting will be held at Trees Atlanta’s offices at 225 Chester Ave, SE, Atlanta, 30316. … Continue reading

Early Voting May 2016 Flyer Early Voting Starts This Week

Election Day for the 2016 General Primary and Special Election is May 24th. Earl voting will be held May 2-20. Please refer to the flyer below for information about when and where you can vote during the early voting period. … Continue reading

Help Prevent Theft from Vehicles

By Jim Hardy, NPU-F Public Safety Coordinator Our neighborhoods are continuing to experience numerous thefts from vehicles.  Several of the vehicles were parked in the same general area, probably indicating gang activity. Police reports indicate that in many instances the … Continue reading

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

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