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{Contact_First_Name}, NOW is the time to become a member of Piedmont Heights Civic Association!

For less than $20 a month, you can get Security Patrol & Home Away Watch AND make a big difference in supporting your community.

PHCA has monthly and annual membership plans.

Upcoming Events

TONIGHT 6:30! Thurs., July 27 - BeltLine NE Trail Project Updates virtual meeting

Tues., Aug. 1 – PiHi Monthly Neighborhood Meeting (Virtual). RSVP

Tues., Aug. 1 – Atlanta Public Schools (APS) begins the 2023-24 school year. Please drive mindfully as those yellow buses return to the roads and children are walking and biking to school!

Fri., Aug. 4 – BeltLine Groundbreaking Ceremony (more info). 

Tues., Aug. 8: BeltLine Meeting (Virtual). Citywide Conversation & Strategic Implementation Plan Update. RSVP

Wed., Aug. 16: NPU-F Monthly Meeting (Virtual). RSVP

More Ongoing Events in Piedmont Heights – Trivia, karaoke, live music,

comedy shows, and more!

Miss last week's PiHi newsletter? Check it out online!

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2023 PHCA Presenting Sponsor

The Carlyle Venue on Piedmont Road is a beautiful event space that takes advantage of its original wood floors, vintage furniture, and on-site catering.

Let them create a stunning atmosphere for your next event – weddings, corporate events, birthdays, fundraisers, holiday parties, and more. 


THREE BeltLine Things!

1. TONIGHT! BeltLine NE Trail & Ponce De Leon Ave. Streetscapes Project Updates

Thursday, July 27, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. online. Learn more and RSVP

2. $25 Million Grant

Funds will expand BeltLine in northeast Atlanta, connect it to MARTA station. Read more about this BIG NEWS! (see map below)

3. Save the Date: August 4 Groundbreaking Ceremony

Everyone's invited! A groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Friday, August 4 at 11 a.m. at the north end of the Park Tavern parking lot. Construction will start the following week on the trail that runs from the northern end of the Eastside Trail to Westminster Drive with a portion through Piedmont Park (Note: this is the section before the trail behind Ansley Mall). They're also working on additional pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of 10th and Monroe Dr. The schedule to complete construction is approximately 12-18 months.

Buying or selling a home is a big deal – get expert help and advice from Helen Kacur.

Helen is a realtor with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty; she and her husband have lived in Piedmont Heights for nearly 20 years.

She’s sold more than a dozen homes in Piedmont Heights alone, plus many more all over Atlanta.

Learn more about Helen's expertise if you're in the market to buy or sell a home.

Life's a Peach in PiHi

It's PiHi T-shirt time! Order your "Life's a Peach in PiHi" shirt by August 1. 

NEW Annual Memberships get 1 shirt included with your membership, so JOIN TODAY!

We also have select sizes available from past PiHi shirt designs! Contact Meg if you're interested – 404-630-3118.

Upcoming at Daily Chew

Check out their August events, including Community Yoga and Scenic Valley Farms Winemaker Dinner.

Attack of the Killer Tomato Fest

Georgia Organics is headquartered just around the corner in Armour Yards. Their delicious fundraiser – 🍅 Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival (#AKTF) – returns to Westside Provisions District on Sun., July 30 from 1-4 p.m.

Passes include tastings and beverages featuring tomatoes in all the ways from Georgia restaurants, bars, and other tomato-serving establishments.

Georgia Organics is the oldest statewide non-profit providing direct support to local and organic farmers, and celebrates the delicious Farmer Champion partnership between Georgia's organic farmers and the culinary teams who make local ingredients shine.

Best of Atlanta – Vote Now

Vote for your favorite places around the city for this annual feature from Atlanta Magazine (Deadline: 8/15). 

Recent previous PiHi winners include

  • Armour Body
  • The Buttery ATL
  • Capella Cheese
  • The Cook's Warehouse, 
  • Daily Chew
  • Framing by Design
  • Grana
  • I Play Tennis
  • Odd McLean
  • Nakato Japanese Restaurant
  • Spalding Nix Fine Art
  • Taqueria del Sol
  • Two Minit "Gorilla" Car Wash
  • VaHi Books

Intown Tumbling & Yoga for Kids

Kids, Come Tumble & Play!

Fall Session & August Camp Registrations are open!

​InTown Tumbling is currently hosting private playdates, birthday parties, pod classes, camps, indoor classes, and more.

VaHi Pool Proposal

The newly formed Virginia-Highland (VaHi) Pool Association is excited to share a proposal with nearby neighborhoods to develop a community pool!

The proposed location for the pool is the “Field of Dreams” located at the corner of Ponce De Leon Place and Virginia Ave.

The pool would operate year-round, benefiting both the community and APS students. 

Learn more about the pool proposal!

Members of the VaHi Pool Association will be presenting at the next MLPA meeting on Monday, August 14 at 7:00 p.m. (Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 841 3250 9005 Passcode: 797155)

Arts on the Beltline by a PiHi Resident!

New to PiHi, poet Robert Barsky was chosen as an Arts on the Beltline artist, and he has created a poem about a Lord Byron-inspired poet named George who wanders the BeltLine and tells stories based on what he experiences.

Read Robert's poem.

Learn more about Robert.

The poem is online and connected by QR codes on the Atlanta BeltLine signs, with excerpts mounted in four areas, including at the Monroe and 10th Eastside Trail entrance and before  Ponce City Market.

Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update

Atlanta is conducting a major update of the long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), which will allocate over $170 billion toward transportation projects that address regional transportation needs through 2050. Help develop the plan by visiting their website and taking their survey.

More from Our Sponsors!

Sweetwater Brewery and Smith's Olde Bar: Check out the weekly events from Sweetwater! Plus Smith's Olde Bar's musical lineup and their weekly ongoing events like comedy, karaoke, trivia, and more. 

ASW Distillery: Every Friday from 3-5pm is 15% happy hour specials at their location on Armour Drive. And special events all the time!

The Buttery ATL: Weekly hot dinners and so much more. Don't forget about Fancy Croissant Fridays! Plus, they now accept glass for recycling.

Cheers to Daily Chew! They're now serving wine, beer, and cocktails! Plus, Community Yoga and a special winemaker dinner coming up in August.

Mindful Yoga: Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Midtown Psychotherapy, located next to ASW Distillery! Classes are $30 for a single class and $100 for a 4-class package. Email yogawithmarykate@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

North GA Replacement Windows: Starting in August, take advantage of their Back to School Savings Event! Enjoy up to 20% off PLUS up to 18 Months, NO Interest, NO Payments.

Spalding Nix Fine Art: Check out their amazing exhibit: Thoroughfare (see above for details!). Plus Instagram Live chats with the artists coming up in August!

Sweetwater will be hosting the All Things Chile Fest Hot Sauce Competition on September 2. 

Hatch Chili Fest Returns: Save the Date for August 20 – Taqueria del Sol and Fox Bros. BBQ are teaming up again for the Hatch Chili Fest, which raises funds for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Hogs for a Cause.

VaHi Books: Kids Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30. Join their newsletter to RSVP for book club, author readings and signings, and other special events!

Varuni Napoli: The pizzeria has launched Varuni Casa, its very own online Italian market.

And more!

City of Atlanta Watershed Management is offering multiple workshops: Rain Barrels for Collecting Rainwater from Gutters & Composting

Food Truck Tuesdays every week (weather permitting) at Armour Yards. See the schedule of food vendors.

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