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Summerfest Parking Passes for Affected Residents

Information letters and parking passes were mailed on May 20, 2019 to residents of streets that will be completely closed to traffic during Summerfest (such as Virginia Avenue from N. Highland to Park), Greencove, parts of Crestridge accessed from alley).  If … Continue reading

CW Focus Atlanta – Women-owned business spotlights in VaHi

Follow the link! Focus Atlanta April 21, 2019

SUMMERFEST 2019

The 36th Annual Summerfest (5/31 – 6/2) is right around the corner!  Summerfest kicks off on Friday, May 31 with the neighborhood parade, neighborhood dinner and movie for residents of Virginia-Highland.  The movie this year is The Greatest Showman and the … Continue reading

Annual Street Captain Mtg. Notes – May 4, 2019

SPEAKERS Atlanta Police Dept’s Sargent Brian Wilkes and Captain Antonio (Tony) Clay Representing Atlanta Police Dept. were Sargent Brian Wilkes who has been on the force for 22 years and with Zone 6th since 2012, and Captain Antonio (Tony) Clay also … Continue reading

Sign up to be a ‘Host Home’ to end Youth Homelessness

Inspiritus Introduces New Thrive! Host Home Program Inspiritus, formerly Lutheran Services of Georgia, has launched a new program focused on ending youth homelessness in Atlanta. The first program of its kind in Georgia, the Thrive! Youth Host Home program provides … Continue reading

May 8 Planning Committee Meeting – CANCELED

They monthly Virginia-Highland Planning Committee meeting that was scheduled for May 8 at the Ponce Library has been canceled. Please email planning (@) vahi.org with any questions or matters to bring to the committee’s attention. Thank you for your continued … Continue reading

Call for Local Artists! – Paint NHP utility box

Hey neighbors! We know some of you are talented beyond belief…cough cough Stephanie Coffin cough cough.. So the VHCA is hosting a ‘Call for Local Artists’ for one lucky winner to transform a utility box into a work of art. … Continue reading

Beautify VaHi Spring Planting Day is this Saturday, April 13th!

Meet Beautify VaHi and other volunteers in the main VaHi intersection Saturday, April 13th at 10am for a few hours of Spring planting and beautification! Projects on the list include replacing winter vegetation in existing planters, adding another 10 pots … Continue reading

Get involved with SUMMERFEST!

The popular VaHi event, Summerfest, is right around the corner (June 1 & 2) and just like every year before, we need your help! Here’s a few ways to get involved: Volunteer: It takes over 200 volunteers to make Summerfest … Continue reading

Center for Civic Innovation is evaluating Atlanta NPU’s

Center for Civic Innovation Launches Multi-year Initiative to Evaluate Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit System   ATLANTA, GA –– On March 14th, 2019, the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) launched an independently-led, multi-year study and review of the city’s historic Neighborhood … Continue reading

Publix Marathon Cheer Party @ VaHi intersection- 3/17

The Atlanta Track Club and Publix are sponsoring a cheer party for runners of the Atlanta Publix Marathon at the intersection of Virginia and Highland Avenue on Sunday, March 17th. The cheer squad will set up around 6:30am and the … Continue reading

BIG things with Beautify VaHi! ~ a list of projects

Hi Neighbors! You might be thinking you haven’t heard much from Beautify VaHi in a while… BUT that’s because we’ve been planning MEGA for this year! We are taking last year’s momentum with the Perk’s Plus card, Winter Planting and … Continue reading

Update on Sign-toppers – We’re up to 100+ signs

The feedback on what color the sign is going to be…. has been brought to the people! Thank you to everyone who participated in our Instagram and Facebook surverys. Our designs were made with reference to neighboring examples such as: … Continue reading

Sign-topper Design Proposals Debut at Next Board Meeting – Feb 11

Top That! They say that street sign toppers encourage a sense of belonging and neighborhood pride. While it’s hard to imagine how one can be more proud of our community, we’re now a few steps closer to having our very … Continue reading

North Highland Park Tax Appeal – A BIG thanks to Mr. Hotz!

The Virginia-Highland Civic Association is pleased to report some significant property tax reductions that will result in material savings to the Association on the old library lots–now North Highland Park (at St. Charles Place and North Highland Avenue) that the … Continue reading

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