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Preventing Package Theft At Your Home

In 2017, online shopping sales grew 17% and accounted for 49% of the retail economy. The obvious result to this is the number of packages left on porches in Virginia-Highland. With this increasing trend comes a higher rate of package … Continue reading

Make Safety On Monroe The Top Priority!

At the RENEW ATLANTA public meeting on June 28th , the Renew Atlanta team failed to present any substantive safety improvements for the stretch of Monroe between Dutch Valley and 10th Street. Although they proposed a new traffic signal at … Continue reading

Nominations for 2018/2019 Virginia-Highland Civic Association Board of Directors and Annual Grants

Your VHCA is powered by the many volunteers who organize fundraisers such as Summerfest, the Tour of Homes and the Highland Mile, participate on the Safety Committee, Budget Committee, Parks Committee, Communications Committee, Grants Committee, Planning Committee and much, much … Continue reading

Introducing: Beautify VaHi

Below is an introductory letter from a new group in the neighborhood, Beautify Va-Hi. Hello Neighbor! We are Beautify VaHi – a new entity, comprised of VaHi community members, dedicated to the prosperity of local business and the beautification & … Continue reading

Cresthill & Monroe: Special Project Update

Through District 6 Councilwoman Jennifer Ide, the Virginia-Highland Board of Directors and Planning Committee has learned that the City of Atlanta has made the decision to withdraw the RFP for the 10th and Monroe (Cresthill & Monroe) project. This means … Continue reading

Solarize Atlanta Town Hall Meeting

Solarize Atlanta Town Hall Meeting, District 6 Date:              July 18, 7-8 pm Location:        Virginia-Highland Church 743 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 Purpose: Provide a solid description of the Solarize Atlanta campaign, answer audience questions, and offer interested attendees the opportunity to sign … Continue reading

Thank you for our best Summerfest yet!

Thanks to our amazing Summerfest Committee for putting on the best Summerfest yet.  The numbers our still coming in, but it looks like Summerfest 2018 raised over $110,000 for our neighborhood!  Summerfest would not be possible without the hundreds of … Continue reading

“Don’t Get the Boot” Program – June 1-15

The City of Atlanta and ATLPlus will sponsor the “Don’t Get the Boot” program to promote parking education and assist in the resolution of unpaid parking citations.  This program will waive late penalties added to citations issued before March 24, 2017. … Continue reading

Virginia- Highland Summerfest – 2018 Highlights

It’s our 35th year of Art, Music and Fun! Art: Did you know that Sunshine Artist Magazine recognized Summerfest 2017 as one of the top 100 Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows in the U.S.? This year, the juried Artist Market … Continue reading

VaHi House Premiers at Summerfest 2018

Virginia-Highland’s Summerfest is rapidly approaching and the excitement in the neighborhood is heating up. People are talking about the incredible music line-up, fantastic artwork for sale and, of course, how hot it will be outside! We’ve noticed the sweat beading … Continue reading

Be a Summerfest Volunteer!

Volunteers are still needed for all aspects of Summerfest. Please consider donating 2-3 hours of your time to this important fundraising event. Sign-up today by clicking here now. Why just attend the festival when you can be a part of it?

Expanded Kidsfest Area for Summerfest!

Introducing a new and improved Kidsfest area for Summerfest 2018 On Saturday, Xtreme Air Balls (human “hamster balls”) will be in the sand volleyball court, and on both Saturday and Sunday we’ll have a petting zoo in the grass area … Continue reading

The BEST 5K and Tot Trot in Atlanta

Every year serious runners and walkers alike participate in one of the best races in Atlanta – the Summerfest 5K. Just a few reasons to sign up: Chip-timed race and an official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier Runners receive a … Continue reading

Cresthill & Monroe – Neighborhood Engagement Update

Neighbors, The Virginia-Highland Civic Association has heard loud and clear our neighbor’s input regarding the proposed Fuqua development at Cresthill/10th and Monroe. We are continually sharing those concerns and comments with the developer, Atlanta Beltline, Invest Atlanta, and City officials, … Continue reading

May 17 Cresthill & Monroe Meeting – CANCELED

The Fuqua Development Team announced this afternoon that the Thursday, May 17, meeting on 10th and Monroe is canceled and that future Working Group and Technical Group meetings are canceled as well.    During today’s working group meeting with the development team, … Continue reading

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