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Lantern Parade Image #1 Celebrate the Opening of Art on the BeltLine at the Annual Lantern Parade

Art on the BeltLine – the annual celebration of visual and performing arts that’s become a regular fall fixture along the BeltLine – kicks off officially this Saturday September 6 with the fifth annual Lantern Parade. The glowing procession of … Continue reading

DSC_0748 Exterior Improvements Underway at Ponce Kroger

Whatever name you use to refer to it, the Kroger on Ponce has announced it will make major improvements to the parking lot area around the store this fall. The improvements will include construction of a gateway to provide access … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: August 24, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Great AJC Story About Maiden Trail I am so glad that the St. Charles Avenue and Barnett Street residents who created the idea to clean up the unpaved alleyway between Barnett and Frederica Streets are getting some metro-wide … Continue reading

StephenWhiteman#3 Tired of Movie Mindlessness? Local Classic Film Group Open to New Participants

Stephen Whiteman lives in Ormewood Park and runs a cool classic movie group out of his home. The group’s in its eight year and Stephen reached out to the VHCA to see if any VaHi residents might be interested in … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO VHCA Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers Set for September 18

The Virginia-Highland Civic Association’s annual general meeting and election of officers will be held Thursday September 18th in the Inman Middle School cafeteria, starting at 7:00 PM. Please be sure to bring your ID or recent utility bill in your name as … Continue reading

th-10 Making Your Home More Comfortable and Affordable

By: Jess Windham, VHCA Planning Committee Homes in Virginia-Highland are as diverse as they come, but one thing is the same for everyone – we all receive a power bill. We spend money each month to keep the lights on, keep … Continue reading

treesatlantalogo Trees Atlanta Kicks Off Planting Season

Passing along the following from our friends at Trees Atlanta: With another successful planting season in the rear view mirror, Trees Atlanta is enthusiastic to begin the new planting season in September. To celebrate, Trees Atlanta has announced details for … Continue reading

logo-4 Get Your Tickets Now for the 2nd Annual BeltLine Wine Stroll

Oenophiles and food lovers rejoice as the second annual BeltLine Wine Stroll will be held Saturday September 27. The mile-long wine tasting event will take place along the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine from 1 – 5 p.m. Attendees will visit twenty restaurants … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Tentative Agenda for August Monthly Meeting of VHCA BOD

Call to Order  Adoption of Agenda Police and Fire Dept. representatives – Zone 6 City of Atlanta officials; other public officials & municipal representatives Variances V-14-141, 885 Adair Ave; zoning is R-4 Applicant and owner Nandita Koehler seeks a variance … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter: August 11, 2014

Click here to read City Councilperson Alex Wan’s latest e-newsletter which includes updates on: Proposed Sidewalk Legislation Code Enforcement Summit Scheduled for Saturday August 16 New Pay Online Service for Fulton County Solid Waste Collection Reminder for Labor Day Neighborhood … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: August 5, 2014

By: John Wolfinger Watch Out For Pedestrians!!! Thanks to Mary Stouffer for pointing out this very enlightening pictorial article about pedestrian/motorist laws: http://peds.org/wp-content/uploads/4754-ROW14.pdf. Got Kids (or Grandkids) and Firearms??? Interesting and helpful tips about storing firearms in your household and vehicles at http://www.ncpc.org/topics/safe-firearms-storage/safe-firearms-storage. … Continue reading

Thanks for the help, MSL Group! Volunteers Make a Difference at John Howell Park

The VHCA would like to thank Park Pride and MSL Group for providing 20+ volunteers who spent last Friday morning sprucing up parts of John Howell Park. These awesome volunteers mulched around the plants along Virginia Ave., sanded a bench … Continue reading

IMG_5835 VHCA Hosts BeltLine Overlay Information Session

By: Jess Windham Over the past year, the city has been revisiting each section – or subarea – of the BeltLine overlay district to review and update the underlying zoning. Virginia-Highland is in subarea 6, which – along with subareas … Continue reading

Orange_Logo_small 5Arts FEST in Little Five Points Looking for Volunteers, Financial Support

Editor’s Note: We’re passing along the following from our friends at the 5Arts FEST. This festival is not affiliated with the VHCA or Summerfest, but we support organizers in their efforts to bring this first-year festival in a neighboring community … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO City Council Adopts Virginia-Highland Master Plan

The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved the Virginia-Highland Master Plan at its Monday July 21 meeting. With the adoption, the plan becomes part of the City of Atlanta’s Comprehensive Development Plan. The VHCA thanks the many residents whose input shaped … Continue reading

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