Photo Credit: Eric Cash John Wolfinger: 2015 Creative Loafing Neighborhood MVP

Virginia-Highland’s own John Wolfinger was named to Creative Loafing’s list of 11 Neighborhood MVP’s for 2015. Click here to read the CL story announcing this year’s award winners. Congratulations, John. Thanks for all you do for VaHi! Tweet

20150307_122713 Lighting and Plumbing Improvements Continue at John Howell Park

The progress that the City of Atlanta Parks Department has made at restoring the lighting in John Howell Park is increasingly visible (pun intended). The park’s interior lights have been substantively rewired and many globes have been replaced, so the odd … Continue reading

No. 19 Station VHCA Encourages Support for Tuesday Bond Referendum

Fire Station 19 repair funds confirmed on list Anticipated light voter turnout means your vote matters more than ever Atlanta City District 6 Councilmember Alex Wan confirmed this week that repair funds for Fire Station 19 are included in the … Continue reading

Publix_Georgia_Marathon_Logo_copy_2012 Traffic Alert: Georgia Publix Marathon and Half Marathon Pass Through VaHi on March 22

Expect traffic delays, road closings along the course on Sunday March, 22 between 7AM-2PM More than 12,000 participants, 2,500 volunteers and 30,000 spectators will be along the course from downtown Atlanta to Decatur and back. Runners will pass through Centennial … Continue reading

wan_190 City Council District 6 Newsletter: March 4, 2015

Click here to read the latest newsletter from City Councilmember Alex Wan’s office, including updates on: Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond Referendum Spring Citizen’s Police Academy Love Your Block Application Available Morningside Mile to Benefit Fire Station #19 Spotlight: Atlanta … Continue reading

I ♥ Sushi Roll “Hotter Than Wasabi™” in Virginia-Highland

By Denise Romeo That’s the motto of Genki, Virginia-Highland’s favorite sushi restaurant that offers fresh, creatively presented sushi rolls and generous noodle bowls. Since opening in Atlanta in 1996, Genki has not only expanded from its original Buckhead location to … Continue reading

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). 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

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