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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

December 19 Luminaria

Lighting luminaries along neighborhood streets is a beautiful winter tradition, and it is scheduled to happen throughout Durham this year on Sunday, December 19, at sundown. Please join your neighbors in lighting up the neighborhood and supporting the Riverside High School PTA

Posted in Arts and culture, Community development, Holidays, Neighborhood Events