vahi-logo-mobile Virginia-Highland Civic Association Survey

The Virginia-Highland Civic Association Board, elected in September, is looking for input from association members as we make plans for 2017. Please follow the link below to complete a brief survey so that we can learn how to serve you … Continue reading

img_1498 Trees Atlanta, Many Volunteers Plant 90+ Trees in VaHi

By Stephanie Coffin and Lola Carlisle; Photos courtesy Lola Carlisle November 12th was a fun day of tree planting in Virginia-Highland! There were many helping hands from Virginia-Highland, local schools and organizations. Due to the lack of rain, it took … Continue reading

VHCA Safety Committee members with some of Zone 6’s finest. Photo credit Eleanor Barrineau VHCA, American Roadhouse bring First Responders Thanksgiving Cheer

By Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Safety Committee Chair First Responders at the Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 and Atlanta Fire Station No. 19 were delighted on Thanksgiving Day when three members of the VHCA Safety Committee arrived with a total of … Continue reading

Christmas_Welcome_To-VaHa_1 ‘Tis the Weekend to Eat, Shop & Tour!

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member and Tour of Homes Chair If your idea of a good time is spending a few hours touring some of Virginia-Highland’s most unique and beautiful homes, and sampling tasty offerings from some of the … Continue reading

parade-1-sm Santa Speedo Run Set for December 10

By VHCA Board Member and Treasurer George Zirkel Saturday, December 10th is the date for the highly entertaining and sometimes revealing Atlanta Santa Speedo Run.  Now in its eighth year, the 2016 run will help raise money to support CHRIS … Continue reading

frosty-5k-2016-logo Inman Middle School Frosty 5K Set for December 10

Are you ready for the Yeti??   The 2016 Inman Middle School Frosty 5K is open for registration!  The Frosty 5K is set for 9:00 am, Saturday, December 10 and is always tons of fun!  Come join us for some … Continue reading

city-bazaar City Bazaar: Globally Rooted, Locally Made

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member and Tour of Homes Chair Connect with and support local artisans, enjoy time with neighbors and get some holiday shopping done at The Highland Theater, 800 N Highland Ave NE on Saturday, December 3rd … Continue reading

dsc_0066 Atlanta BeltLine Schedules Fourth Quarterly Briefing of 2016

The folks at the Atlanta BeltLine invite you to join them at the upcoming Atlanta Beltline Fourth Quarterly Briefing of 2016 on December 6.  Please pass the word along to your family and friends and encourage anyone who wants to … Continue reading

image1 Cub Scout Pack 17 Selling Mistletoe to Raise Funds

For its annual fundraiser, Haygood Cub Scout Pack 17 will again be selling fresh artisan mistletoe in decorative artisan containers for $10 ($15 online) from November 26 to December 17.  Our scouts will be selling mistletoe on Saturdays at five … Continue reading

2015-santathon-20 Fire Station 19 Santathon Set for December 10

By Lola Carlisle, VHCA History and Preservation Committee Member Virginia-Highland’s holiday tradition returns to historic Fire Station 19 on December 10th from 11;00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kids and parents are invited to join us for arts and crafts activities … Continue reading

20161106_135132 Create a Circle of Leaves

Tree Care 101: Fall – Dress Up, Feed and Winterize By Stephanie Coffin, longtime Virginia-Highland resident, tile mosaic artist extraordinaire, and certified arborist Trees naturally recycle nutrients by dropping their leaves, soon to decompose and add to the soil around … Continue reading

img_20161103_183154 Catching Up with the Atlanta City Design Project

By Kay Stephenson, VHCA Board Vice President Earlier this year the city of Atlanta launched the Atlanta City Design Project. Under the direction of Tim Keane, Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Community Development, this project will envision what … Continue reading

VaHi-Twitter-Profile Buy A Brick – The Perfect Holiday Gift

Virginia-Highland Conservation League volunteers originally sold almost 400 bricks to help fund construction of North Highland Park at the corner of N. Highland and St. Charles Ave., which opened in 2013. After installation of the first wave of bricks, we … Continue reading

Christmas_Welcome_To-VaHa_1 Shop Small!

By Cindy Kaufman, VHCA Board Member and Communications Committee Chair First, there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Then in 2010, Small Business Saturday was born as a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities … Continue reading

wp_20161105_09_37_36_pro Tour of Homes Recognizes 2016 Sponsors – Don’t Forget to Buy Your Tickets Today!

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member and Chair of the Tour of Homes Committee The Tour raises needed funds for our much-loved neighborhood through ticket sales and sponsorships.  We hope many of you decide to kick off your holiday season and … Continue reading

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