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Restoring the granite park steps on W. Trinity Ave.

Did you know that our neighborhood park was once the site of a house? Our little park has a long and interesting history.  It is located on the site of the former Warren-Farthing House, built in 1906 for James B.

Posted in Arts and culture, Health and safety, Recreation, Stewardship and beautification, Trinity Park Foundation

Salon Series Comes to an End with Free Concert in the Park on July 9

By Karalyn Colopy For more than a decade, Trinity Park has enjoyed the special privilege of being home to the Salon Series: an annual program of house concerts featuring chamber music for the cello, organized by neighbor and professional cellist

Posted in Arts and culture, Neighborhood Events

Garden and Landscaping Tour Planned for Spring 2024

Back by popular demand!  TPNA will host a Trinity Park Garden & Landscaping Tour in the spring of 2024, for the first time since 2002!  We’ll meet some of our neighborhood gardening enthusiasts and have a closer look at their

Posted in Arts and culture, Neighborhood Events

Neighborhood Gardeners: Diane and Dale Pahl 

By Sarah Hodder The foam flower came from an elderly neighbor’s yard 20 years ago, and the tall Solomon’s Seal from a master gardener up north. A botanist neighbor on Watts St., now deceased, passed along some irises, and a

Posted in Arts and culture, Stewardship and beautification

POSTPONED! FREE concert in the Park, originally scheduled for Sunday May 28, is postponed due to rain

Trinity Park neighbor and cellist Marc Moskovitz has delighted neighbors for many years through his Salon Series – performances held in homes throughout the neighborhood. Alas, all good things must come to an end! The Salon Series is now coming

Posted in Arts and culture, Neighborhood Events

The Bullpen: Durham’s New Social District, Effective December 1, 2022

Durham’s downtown social district, aka “the Bullpen,” went into effect on December 1. The Bullpen extends from the corner of W. Main St. and Buchanan Blvd. to Golden Belt. In this district, people can walk with specially marked to-go containers of

Posted in Arts and culture, Local Businesses or Organizations, Neighborhood concerns, Recreation

October 16: 2022 Trinity Park Home Tour

The 2022 Trinity Park Home Tour – “Home Renovations – Fresh Ideas in an Historic Neighborhood” – was a great success, with perfect fall weather and nearly 800 guests. Thanks to all who made it possible – homeowners, volunteers,  sponsors ,

Posted in Arts and culture, Community development, Neighborhood Events

Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership Grants + New Opportunity!

In a small ceremony on July 21, the inaugural Ellerbe Creek Hall of Distinction sign was re-installed along the trail between Knox Ave. and Club Blvd., after having been removed to correct an error.  Check it out and learn about

Posted in Arts and culture, Stewardship and beautification, TPNA, Volunteering

New Cultural Signage on Ellerbe Creek Trail

Ellerbe Creek Watershed Hall of Distinction

In the summer of 2021, TPNA and Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association collaborated with NCCU history professor Dr. Charles Johnson and with local history buff Algin Holloway to research African American heritage in the watershed. The result of the collaboration is

Posted in Arts and culture

Introducing Plein Air Durham Arts Festival, Seeking Neighbor Support

The inaugural “Plein Air Durham Arts Festival” will happen next spring, the weekend of April 29, 2022 at the Golden Belt Campus.  During the three-day festival, 18+ artists from the Triangle and beyond will paint scenes within Durham County from

Posted in Arts and culture, Volunteering