VaHi Safety Team Report: April 20, 2017

The latest safety report is available including statistics from the first fifteen weeks of 2017. Read about: changes in statistics reporting from APD, a CourtWatch Update, and an opportunity for emergency preparedness training. VaHi Safety Team Report: Weeks 1 through … Continue reading

What the Inman Middle School Crossing Guard Saw

At the height of the morning arrival to the school, a fire truck suddenly roared up Virginia from the west, sirens blaring. I made sure the children did not attempt to cross Ponce De Leon Terrace (especially since the pedestrian light was red anyway!). As the fire truck sped up Virginia past the school, its siren still blaring, the pedestrian light changed. Presumably safe now to cross, on multiple counts. Not so. Continue reading

Park Pride Hosts Annual “Pints for Parks” on May 2

This year’s event brings together park (and beer!) enthusiasts at Orpheus Brewing for an evening of drinks, games and good company, all in the spirit of celebrating green space. Continue reading

Inman Middle School Jazz Band Gives Visitors an Unexpected Treat

Visitors to the Inman lobby were given a treat early on Friday, March 31, when they were unexpectedly arrested by a glorious sound Continue reading

Tips from a New VaHi Business Owner for Building Spring Fitness

By Collin Eggebrecht, owner of OnePoint Physical Therapy Virginia-Highland continues to be one of the busiest neighborhoods in Atlanta when it comes to outdoor activities.  With endless sidewalks, foot and bike accessible restaurants and shops, numerous beltline entrances and parks, physical … Continue reading

Letter to Renew Atlanta

Virginia-Highland Civic Association President, Jenifer Keenan, has sent a letter on behalf of VHCA to Renew Atlanta and members of City Council in support of the proposed Monroe road diet.  Continue reading

Volunteer Now for Summerfest 2017!

By John Becker In 1983, MASH ended an 11-year, 251-episode TV run, Vanessa Williams became the first African-American crowned Miss America and McDonald’s introduced the Chicken McNugget. Did you know ‘83 was also the year a group of Virginia-Highland merchants – led … Continue reading

How Money Raised by VHCA Helps Support Our Community

VHCA supports our community in many ways, partly through volunteering and partly through financial support. Following is an overview of the events that bring in the money to support the community and where that money goes. How we raise the … Continue reading

February Financial Report Available

The VHCA February 2017 report of profit and loss is now available. Continue reading

Welcome to Our Newest Store, Vernacular

When Chelsea and Kris saw that Stanton Home Furnishings was moving out, they jumped at the chance to open a shop in this vibrant section of Virginia-Highland. Continue reading

Major Changes on the Way for Grady Cluster

David T Howard School Opening in July, 2020 to replace Inman Middle School; many other cluster changes coming, too, including new athletic complex Continue reading

Police Reveal Cool Camera Features at VHCA Safety Meeting

And body cameras modify behavior on both sides of the lens On Saturday, March 4th at Church of Our Saviour, a good turnout of VaHi safety captains and other interested residents gathered for the annual Safety Captains’ meeting. In attendance … Continue reading

VHCA Unanimously Votes to Support the Monroe Road Diet

Renew Atlanta extends deadline for comments to March 29. On Monday, March 14th, the VCHA Board unanimously voted to support the Monroe Road Diet and to submit a letter to Renew Atlanta and City Council in support of the Road … Continue reading

San Francisco Roasting Company Hosts Coffee with a Cop

On Wednesday, March 8th, residents were treated to lively discussion with representatives from the Atlanta Police Department. Deputy Chief Tim Quiller, Community Services Division Commander and Major Marisha Shepherd, Community Oriented Policing Section Commander, were joined by Majors Timothy Peek … Continue reading

The Very Last Morningside Mile.…Ever

by Robin Ragland The last-ever Morningside Mile will be run at noon on Sunday, March 26. Help make it the fundraiser that pushes the fundraising campaign over the finish line! We are $15,000 from reaching our goal of $120,000for the … Continue reading

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