What’s Your Gusto? The Changing Face of Ponce in VaHi

From Football to the Restaurant Business By Kay Stephenson Nate Hybl (yes that Nate Hybl – Oklahoma Sooner quarterback, 2002 Rose Bowl MVP, and on the teams for the Cleveland Browns and Jacksonville Jaguars) is in the restaurant business. But … Continue reading

One Man Involved with Summerfest 5K From the Start

by Kay Stephenson This race has been run in Virginia-Highland for at least 30 years – we are a little fuzzy on the date, but it was sometime between 1985 and 1987. Ed Williams, who has managed our race for … Continue reading

For Primed Performance Training, Beltline Means More Than Fitness: It’s About Community

When David Mauer opened his first gym back in 1999, he knew he wanted to contribute to the community but he had no idea where that journey might take him. After 18 years of building on the successes of the … Continue reading

Parties Reach Settlement in Todd Memorial Litigation

By Jenifer Keenan I am very happy to report that the parties have reached a settlement in the Todd Memorial Litigation.  A copy of the settlement agreement can be viewed here. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, the defendants … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: February 20, 2017

The latest safety report is available including statistics from the last week of 2016. Read about: safety improvements for Monroe Drive; how home video cameras can help save crime; and the upcoming street captain’s meeting VaHi Safety Team Report: Week … Continue reading

Make Monroe Safe – Come to the 2/28 Meeting and Support the Monroe Road Diet

by Jenifer Keenan, VHCA President The dangerous conditions on Monroe have led to two fatalities on the quarter mile section of the street in VaHi the last year. That is two deaths too many. The best way for each of … Continue reading

Have You Heard of C.A.U.T.I.O.N. or Road Busters?

Learn More at Pickets, Protests, and a Parkway By Kay Stephenson, Vice President, VHCA Inman Park residents Cristy Lenz and Sandi Parker want us to know about the 30-year battle to stop a proposed 8-lane raised interstate. It would have … Continue reading

New Chief Says Key to Crime Reduction is Arresting the Right People – Violent Repeat Offenders

By Kay Stephenson, Vice President, VHCA Residents of Morningside/Lenox Park and Virginia-Highland attended a public forum with representatives of Atlanta Police Department on Monday February 6th at Haygood United Methodist Church. In attendance were new APD Chief Erika Shields, Deputy … Continue reading

Come to the Neighborhood Watch/Safety Meeting March 4th

by Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Safety Chair Public safety was the #1 issue for Virginia-Highland residents who completed a recent survey.  On Saturday, March 4th at 10 am at Church of Our Saviour (N. Highland at Los Angeles), come and hear … Continue reading

Last Call for Bricks – Only 9 Available!

by Pamela Papner If you were considering the purchase of a brick in North Highland Park (to be installed this spring), time is running out – we have just 9 left!  An engraved brick makes a unique gift or remembrance … Continue reading

Summerfest 2017 – June 3 & 4 – Save the Date!

By Pamela Papner, Summerfest Co-Chair Mark your calendars and be sure to attend Summerfest 2017 on June 3rd and 4th!  The community dinner, movie and parade will be held Friday, June 2nd in John Howell Park.  Details will be posted … Continue reading

Dude, It’s Only a Mile…

Run The Morningside Mile on Mar 26 – We’re So Close Now to Saving our Fire Station – Help Push Us Over the Finish Line! By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member Since we moved to Virginia-Highland in 2006, I’ve been … Continue reading

The Training Room – “The Swiss Army Knife of Fitness”

The Atlanta Beltline has been coined a living, breathing part of the fabric of Atlanta. If you find yourself using the Beltline that cuts through Virginia-Highland and Piedmont Park, chances are you’ve seen people running, pushing, pulling, throwing, and lifting … Continue reading

The 2016 Financials In Review Have Now Been Posted

A review of our 2016 Financials has now been posted and may be found here. Continue reading

Improved Maintenance of North Highland Triangle

By Jenifer Keenan, VHCA President VHCA is happy to announce that it has retained Evergreen Landscape ( to do regular maintenance and plantings for the North Highland Triangle. Evergreen, which is owned by longtime VaHi Resident Anthony DeVingo, has been … Continue reading

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