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Buying or selling a home is a big deal – get expert help and advice from Helen Kacur, your neighbor in Piedmont Heights!
Helen and her husband have lived in Piedmont Heights for nearly 20 years. She recently joined the Board of Directors for the Piedmont Heights Civic Association (PHCA) and volunteers with our Communications Committee.
And, Helen is a realtor with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty – 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.
Congratulations to Rod Smith, the new head of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department! He and his family live right here in Piedmont Heights, and he's been with the fire department for more than 24 years.
With the help of his wife, Dawn, and several friends, his neighbors surprised Rod with an outdoor celebration to commemorate the occasion! Thank you for your service, Chief Smith!
And, Nakato needs your help!
Nominate them for a special grant – "Backing Historic Small Restaurants" to help with their exterior and online presence. This program is presented by American Express, in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Nominate Nakato by the March 9 grant deadline!
Spring cleaning is just around the corner — maybe some new shelves are in order, too!
Save 50% on installation when you purchase 4 or more Glide-Out shelves. Be sure to mention Piedmont Heights when you speak with Julie at 770-380-1994.
Learn more about ShelfGenie
Check out the winners from our January giveaways from Play Kefi and Xander Coffee!
This month, all PHCA Members are automatically entered into a $25 giveaway where they can select from our list of local businesses.
Also, be on the lookout soon for a social media giveaway for a $50 gift card in February from Smith's Olde Bar, one of our 2021 Impact Sponsors.
Smith's Olde Bar was also featured on WSBTV when Yelp and Vivid Seats named it one of the top small music venues in the country!
Morningside Craft Crawl coming up March 14
New Recycling & Yard Trimming Pickup Schedule
Casting Call for a new home renovation TV show in Atlanta!
After more than 25 years at Morningside Village, the only organic farmers market in Atlanta is now in the parking lot at Morningside Presbyterian Church (1411 N. Morningside Drive).
The Saturday market is open year-round from 8-11:30 a.m. rain or shine and has some of the freshest produce from locally owned, Georgia farms. Shop the Morningside Farmers Market.
Thanks to Councilmember Ide for the update regarding the City of Atlanta's new legislation to curb nightclubs posing as restaurants. Learn more.
An old postcard featuring Morningside Baptist Church, located in Piedmont Heights. Learn more about this neighborhood landmark, including the history behind its name...
Check out the special promotions from our sponsors
for Piedmont Heights residents!
Get the cleanest, shiniest car on the block with Parker's Auto Detailing!
Parker's Auto Detailing is a local mobile detailing service that provides an exceptional experience for every client and every vehicle.
@prkrsdetailing on Instagram
As a sponsor of the Grady High School PTSO Virtual Auction fundraiser, Parker's is raffling off two auto detailing packages.
A portion of the proceeds will help fund school supplies for families in need, teacher supplies and appreciation, educational workshops for staff, and more.
Two lucky winners will be drawn to receive a full auto detail ($185 value). Deadline to purchase raffle tickets is 3pm on February 21, and the winners will be notified via email on February 22.
Get your raffle tickets and support Grady High PTSO by scanning the image below with your smartphone camera or via the Venmo app (@Bysim-Parker). $10 per ticket / $25 for 3 tickets / $40 for 5 tickets
Thursday, February 18 at 6pm
FYI - there was an attempted carjacking at the Chevron at Ansley Mall earlier this week. Luckily, the driver yelled at the men and scared them off. Be safe, neighbors – review our Safety FAQs.
Also, be on the lookout soon for a social media giveaway for a $50 gift card from Smith's Olde Bar, one of our 2021 Impact Sponsors.
So many items to choose from, plus wine pulls, cabin getaway raffle, and more!
February 21-25 online
Our deepest sympathies on the death of Joy Morrissey, former PiHi resident and PHCA Board member.
Also, we commemorate another longtime PHCA Board Member, Jean Johnson - hard to believe it's been a year since her passing. Her spirit of volunteerism lives on in the neighborhood through the annual Jean Johnson Award.
Atlanta Pine Straw Scam
What's Next for the Hedgewood Homes Development at Rock Spring Presbyterian Church? Learn more!
ATL311 has fixed several issues in Piedmont Heights recently!
Help us stay on top of any outstanding issues you've reported. Send us your recent ATL311 requests so that we can help track and escalate issues that affect our community. The best ways to report an issue are via Facebook, the ATL311 mobile app, and email.
With Fresh Harvest, it's easy to shop local and eat local while supporting Georgia farmers focused on sustainability.
And, they deliver!
Mention "Piedmont Heights" when you join to save $20 on your first Fresh Harvest basket!
Choosing farm-fresh produce, meat, seafood, dairy, prepared meals, and other artisan goods is a snap with Fresh Harvest!
Thank you to Fresh Harvest for supporting Piedmont Heights as one of our newest Annual Impact Sponsors!
Big news—Learn more!
Meet Jim Hardy & Shelley Riden of Rockridge Place in Piedmont Heights, plus their cute pups, Calliope and Penelope. Read the spotlight written by their neighbor and PHCA Board Member Helen Kacur.
Nakato Japanese Restaurant has some lovely Valentine's specials, including a gorgeous Strawberry Sweetheart Cocktail!
FoodSmith Lisa Dwyer is making Heart Tarts for Valentine's Day. Order by 2/12 online.
A light butter cookie filled with pillowy whipped cream cheese and decorated with fresh flowers, chocolate, gold-dusted berries, chocolate wafers, and sprinkles.
The Buttery ATL has a special Let's Celebrate Love Valentine's menu to delight your special someone.
You (or your parents or grandparents) may be eligible to make a tax-deductible donation to Piedmont Heights directly from your IRA retirement account. Learn more!
NEW Recycling & Yard Trimming Pickup Schedule as City of Atlanta workers are impacted by COVID-19 cases. Trash is still weekly, while recycling and yard trimming alternate weeks. Type in your address on their website to see the schedule for your home.
Plus a virtual meeting on 2/23 about a Special Service District along parts of the Beltline. And, they have fitness class videos online!
Meet your neighbors and party online with your pets!
Thanks to Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital for partnering with us to bring this purr-fectly delightful event to Piedmont Heights!
Piedmont Heights Needs YOU! – In just five or ten minutes, there are many ways you can make your community better.
Atlanta Parks & Recreation – New virtual public input sessions for the future of Atlanta Parks are coming up in February.
Atlanta Tree Protection Ordinance - Get the latest updates on their website.
Make the most of your home – with beautiful shelving solutions from ShelfGenie Atlanta that maximize every inch of space.
Click here to check out what Julie from ShelfGenie Atlanta has to offer for residents of Piedmont Heights!
At least one PiHi homeowner has already worked with Julie from ShelfGenie Atlanta. Let us know if you'd like us to put you in touch so that you can learn more about their great experience!
And – ShelfGenie is hiring!
Our friends at The Buttery ATL have a delicious menu planned for Valentine's Day! Treat your special someone with something yummy from The Buttery ATL's Let's Celebrate Love menu.
DEADLINE TO ENTER: January 31!
We are thrilled to host two members-only giveaways this month, thanks to our sponsors: Kefi and Xander Coffee.
$150 at Xander Coffee: Xander Coffee offers Counter Culture blends, Emerald City bagels, Alon's pastries, Lucky Lotus smoothies, lunch options, and more. Curbside pickup is also available.
1 Month Free Membership at Kefi: Kefi is on a mission to help families live happier lives by providing enriching play for kids and empowering experiences for parents. You can recharge and take advantage of collaborative workspaces and fitness classes while your kids enjoy fun & games with Kefi's "Playsmiths."
Click here to enter the drawing for either or both of these fantastic giveaways from Kefi and Xander Coffee!
They're going virtual this year! Learn more about this fundraiser, and get ready for the event on February 21-25.
Whether you have five minutes or fifty, join us for a no-pressure-to-commit forum to learn about some ways that you can make a difference in your community.
RSVP for January 26 at 10am
We are thrilled to host two members-only giveaways for January, thanks to our new sponsors: Kefi and Xander Coffee. Both are located near The Container Store in Buckhead.
$150 at Xander Coffee: Xander Coffee offers Counter Culture coffee blends, Emerald City bagels, Alon's Bakery pastries, Lucky Lotus smoothies, lunch options, and more. Curbside pickup is also available.
Click here to enter the drawing for either or both of these fantastic giveaways from Kefi and Xander Coffee!
Learn more about this recent announcement from this great article by Ben Hirsh. We will be on the lookout for formal opportunities to provide input; as always, your PHCA Board welcomes your thoughts on this and other topics.
The Grady Auction is going virtual this year! Learn more about this fundraiser, and get ready for the event on February 21-25.
February 11 at 6pm
Meet your neighbors and party with your pets!
RSVP for this purr-fectly delightful event
PHCA 2021 Community Sponsor
OnePoint PT is owned by Collin & Erin Eggebrecht of Piedmont Heights (see below on the left)!
They're both physical therapists and started OnePoint PT in 2016.
It's time to start feeling better –today!
Visit Erin, Collin, and the OnePoint PT team at their beautiful location in Virginia Highland.
They specialize in the prevention, treatment, and management of orthopedic, pediatric, and pre/post-partum conditions.
Unlike many physical therapy practices, OnePoint PT takes insurance, and you may not even need a doctor's referral to get started!
The Gotham Way Park staircase re-staining is almost complete!
A huge thank you to Piedmont Heights neighbors Kate Buchacz for leading the project and to Jeff Whitney for finding a high-quality contractor that could work with our budget.
To everyone who contributed to this special project, THANK YOU!
FYI: Donations to the Piedmont Heights Community Improvement Foundation are tax-deductible and are greatly appreciated any time, all year long, and at any amount.
about this special award and Jim's long service and stewardship of Piedmont Heights.
Piedmont Heights Volunteering Info Session
Even if you just have five minutes, there are always opportunities to support your community. Learn more – there's no pressure to commit.
Jennifer Ide, our Councilmember representing us in District 6 has been hard at work! Check out her latest newsletter for important updates on street racing, liquor licensing, street re-striping, school safety, and much more.
Out of Place features new work by five Southeastern contemporary artists who explore human relationships to place using a range of media including ceramics, photography, paint, and colored pencil. These artists explore these relationships through various lenses: physically, psychologically, historically, culturally, and economically.
Check out their socially distanced openings on Friday and Saturday. Learn more.
Check out the video by Loveless Melvin, featuring our Beautify PiHi 2020 Traffic Box Art and their artists.
Thank You to our 2021 Board Members and Officers! Read more about the neighbors representing you through the Piedmont Heights Civic Association. We welcome your input and how you can be part of the solution as we strive to always improve our "Small Town in a Big City."
January 13 – ATL311 Task Force Info Session. Join us to learn how to be more efficient and effective when you file an issue with the ATL311 system.
January 26 – Piedmont Heights Volunteering Info Session. This is a no-pressure-to-commit forum for learning about areas where Piedmont Heights could use some help.
February 11 – Virtual Yappy Hour. Bring your pet—it’s time to pawty (online) in Piedmont Heights. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital!
Thank you for your support as Annual, À La Carte, and In Kind Sponsors!
Additional Opportunities Still Available
Gift Card Giveaways
Congratulations to Mason Fine Art & Events!
Mason Fine Art & Events was voted "Best Gallery" in the Atlanta Magazine 2020 reader's choice! We're so proud of our neighborhood art gem. They have been tremendous neighborhood partners year after year, and we thank them for their continued support!
Final Days for Ensemble at Spalding Nix Fine Art
January 8 is the final day, so don't miss out on the amazing Ensemble exhibition at Spalding Nix Fine Art.
Recycling is the CHaRM! For specialty recycling items, such as paint, electronics, styrofoam, mattresses, etc., it's easy to make an appointment with CHaRM (Center for Hard to Recycle Materials) and drop them off.
Renaming Grady Stadium. Grady High School is now Midtown High School. Learn more about the next step: renaming the stadium and how to voice your opinion.
Short-Term Rental Legislation. We haven't heard any updates on the recent proposed legislation regarding short-term rentals, including AirBnb and VRBO, in Atlanta. What are your thoughts?
We've also heard mention of upcoming legislation to address Atlanta nightclubs posing as restaurants. Stay tuned!
News You Can Eat!
The Queso Truck is open for business! Check out their delicious menu; it's just around the corner from The Buttery ATL.
Grindhouse is serving up Salted Caramel Shakes this month with Ghirardelli caramel.
Take a look at the many restaurants in Piedmont Heights! So many options for pickup, delivery, outdoor dining, and more.
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It's Not Too Late To Show Your Appreciation!
LAST CHANCE! As a special thank you to our Security Patrol officer, help us shower Captain Singh with a special holiday bonus! Give today and learn more about PHCA's Security Patrol & Home Away Watch services.
Happy Holidays to APD!
Thanks to PHCA Safety Chair Susan Kanellos for leading the charge to thank our Atlanta Police officers with some special holiday gifts!
Rock the Vote! Early voting through December 31 or the final day is Tuesday, January 5. Learn more
Winterize Your Pipes. Baby, it's cold outside! Be sure to keep your plumbing happy, especially your outdoor water spigots and your irrigation system. Google it for easy instructions.
Seeking 2021 Annual & À La Carte Sponsors
Help connect us to businesses who would like to be a sponsor with Piedmont Heights!
Sponsors receive tangible marketing benefits.
You can help by introducing us to potential sponsors or by sharing our 2021 PHCA Sponsorship Packet PDF with your contacts.
Another Way to Support Piedmont Heights
If you (or your parents or grandparents) are required to take a distribution from your IRA, consider setting up this distribution as a tax-deductible, rollover donation to benefit the Piedmont Heights Community Improvement Foundation. Learn more!
Never a Dull Moment, But Lots to Celebrate!
It's been a crazy year, but Piedmont Heights stayed active and engaged! New art boxes, funds raised for our community Foundation, Luminarias Night for our Healthcare Heroes, BeltLine progress, neighborhood cleanup days, and more. So many reasons to celebrate and be thankful for our "Small Town in the Big City"—check out Piedmont Heights' year in review.
Looking to 2021... Steve Saenz of Explore Atlanta wants your opinion for his ATL 2021 SURVEY! Steve led our 2019 Piedmont Heights Walking Tour (in person!), and he leads amazing tours all over the City, so take a moment to lend him your thoughts!
Happy Holidays, Piedmont Heights! The holiday hustle is here—lots going on in the neighborhood, between Atlanta BeltLine updates, NEW proposed short-term rental legislation, Security Patrol Bonus, Doc Chey's fundraiser for the Atlanta Community Food Bank, specials with our restaurants and retail shops, The Colonnade restaurant's GoFundMe campaign, gift card giveaways, City of Atlanta planning, sponsorships for 2021, our Year in Review, and more!
Traffic Art Box on Monroe Drive by local Atlanta artist Angie Jerez
On December 8, the Atlanta BeltLine presented updates about the Northeast Trail section that runs through Piedmont Heights. Read the summary.
To replace the previous proposed legislation, there's a new proposal from Councilmembers Ide, Westmoreland, and more regarding short-term rentals (including VRBO, Airbnb) in Atlanta. Let us know what you think!
Congratulations to our November winners, presented via video by Drew Niess and Lisa Dwyer, both PHCA residents!
This month, PHCA is giving away a Members-Only gift card and a special Instagram giveaway thanks to local Piedmont Heights' restaurant Little Rey! Check it out.
The Mobile Voting Van will be in Piedmont Heights at the Morningside Baptist Church parking lot on December 23.
Or you can vote early in person until December 30 at nearby places like the Ponce de Leon Library, Buckhead Library, Northside Library, High Museum or Art, State Farm Arena, and other locations. Here's the schedule.
Last day to vote is Tuesday, January 5. Double check your polling location and voting status on the My Georgia Voter page or on their mobile app.
This business has been a staple in Piedmont Heights for almost 50 years. Learn about the history and the legacy of late owner, Paul Coleman, in a piece written by PiHi resident Bill Seay.
Doc Chey's - Their dine out fundraiser for Piedmont Heights raised more than $180! And, you can help with their December fundraiser for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Learn more.
Foodsmith Lisa Dwyer is taking orders for holiday charcuterie boxes
Nakato: Buy a $50 Gift Card, get 20% MORE! The 20% extra will be added after the purchase, and a confirmation will be sent out to the purchaser once the gift card is purchased. And, check out Nakato in Atlanta Magazine!
ASW Distillery: New whiskeys and more
The Buttery ATL's new in-person shop + holiday menu
Atlanta Parks' New 10-Year Master Plan
Ansley Wine: Delivery now available
The Colonnade: At risk of closing; check out their GoFundMe campaign
Cook's Warehouse: New winter classes are available (and make a great holiday gift!)
Grindhouse: Two new boozy Milkshakes of the Month
It's Not Too Late to Show Your Appreciation! As a special thank you to our Security Patrol officer, help us shower Captain Singh with a special holiday bonus! Give today and learn moreabout PHCA's Security Patrol & Home Away Watch services.
It's been a crazy year, but Piedmont Heights stayed active and engaged! New art boxes, funds raised for our community Foundation, Luminarias Night for our Healthcare Heroes, Beltline progress, neighborhood cleanup days, and more. So many reasons to celebrate and be thankful for our "Small Town in the Big City"—check out Piedmont Heights' year in review.
From as little as $50 to $2,500, our Annual Sponsorships and À La Carte offerings provide great marketing opportunities for local businesses while allowing PHCA to do more! More benefits, community outreach opportunities, neighborhood celebrations, and more. Help us spread the word with your employer or other business connections by introducing us or by sharing our 2021 PHCA Sponsorship Packet PDF.
Mention "Piedmont Heights" when you place your takeout order by phone or online with Doc Chey's, and they'll donate 25% of proceeds to PHCIF!
Call 404-888-0777 or order online for pickup at DocCheys.com. FYI: Delivery orders are not eligible. Hungry to support your community? Check it out!
'Tis the Season for Giving!
As a special thank you to our Security Patrol officer, help us show our appreciation to APD's Captain Singh with a special bonus! Give today and learn more about PHCA's Security Patrol & Home Away Watch services.
Contact us for more info about our 2021 Annual Sponsorships.
Check out our amazing 2020 sponsors! Say thanks by shopping local—and often!
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If you want to help out but don't have much time, this volunteer opportunity is perfect for you. It takes just minutes but has a big impact!
Interested? Get in touch. Or, see more volunteer ideas here.
Tuesday, 12/8 at 6:30 p.m. online - RSVP now
Learn the latest about "our section" of the Atlanta BeltLine Northeast Trail.
ActivateATL is the project name for the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation new 10-year Comprehensive Master Plan.
Dec. 21: NPU-F Monthly Meeting
Jan 5: PHCA Monthly Board Meeting
Piedmont Heights Civic Association
1579 Monroe Dr. NE, Ste. F307
Atlanta, GA 30324