RenewATL_Monroe_Blvd Flyer.pdf Meeting to Discuss Monroe Dr. Complete Street Project Set for August 23

Based on previous community planning studies, the corridor will be transformed into a complete street that is safe and efficient for all users and modes of transportation.  The City of Atlanta and City Councilmembers Kwanza Hall, Alex Wan and Natalyn … Continue reading

IMG_5449 Stephanie Coffin Unveils New Mosaic “The Crack of Dawn”

Stephanie Coffin unveiled her latest mosaic – a work titled “The Crack of Dawn” that now adorns the western-facing wall of the corner planter at Intown ACE Hardware – at a small ceremony last Sunday. The work depicts the sun … Continue reading

DSC_0003 Inman, Grady Students Excel in Acedemics, Arts, Atheletics

By Susan Rose Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of The Candler Park Messenger and is reprinted with the kind permission of the author and the Candler Park Neighborhood Organization.  As the 2015-2016 school year … Continue reading

IMG_1587 Grady High Announces VHCA-Supported Award Recipients

By Anna Winer, Grady High School College and Career Center Volunteer, with introduction by VHCA Board Member and Tour of Homes Chair Robin Ragland Each year, the Virginia-Highland Civic Association (VHCA) makes grant awards to a variety of community institutions … Continue reading

LBC 2016 REPurpose Auction Flyer Lifecycle Building Center Annual Silent Auction Set for June 16

Our friends at Lifecycle Building Center are holding their annual silent auction at Ponce City Market on June 16. See their event flyer below or visit their website for more information. Tweet

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

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