Leave Your Leaves Again

In November 2022 the TPNA invited the New Hope Audubon Society to our monthly board meeting to tell us about the “Leave Your Leaves” initiative. We learned about the enormous environmental and economic benefits of letting the falling autumn leaves remain in

Posted in Environment, Health and safety

Traffic Update

By Mollie Flowe Thanks to all who answered the call to join the TPNA Traffic Committee. We had our first meeting on November 30, 2022, via Google Meet, to get to know each other a little and share our concerns and ideas.

Posted in Advocacy, Neighborhood concerns, Traffic

Bike Durham: Working for Safe, Affordable, and Sustainable Transportation

By John Tallmadge, Executive Director, Bike Durham The TPNA invites speakers to our monthly board meetings to educate us on topics of interest to the neighborhood. Bike Durham Executive Director, John Tallmadge, joined us at the November 4 TPNA Board

Posted in Advocacy, Community development, Environment, Health and safety, Local Businesses or Organizations, Traffic

Meet Your Neighbor: Peggy Kinney

Interviewed by Jane Brown Name and Family Members:Peggy Kinney. I live with my husband, Anndy Stewart, and our dog, Luna Address: I live on the 1400 block of Dollar Avenue on the north side of the neighborhood Occupation: I am retired but

Posted in Personal interest

Trinity Park Memories with Gil Wheless

By Shelley Dekker Gil Wheless moved to Trinity Park as a boy in 1949 and returned to Durham in 2008 after a long and successful career as a landscape architect in Greenwich, CT. He lives in his childhood home at

Posted in Personal interest

Home Tour Benefits Families Moving Forward

Trinity Park is proud to have a wide array of housing types, including large historic homes, small single-family homes, multi-family homes, and apartments of various kinds, including Section 8 housing. This year’s Home Tour did a great job of showing

Posted in Community development, Home Tour, Local Businesses or Organizations, Neighborhood Events, TPNA

Capital improvements in the neighborhood for 2023

The Trinity Park Foundation, a separate organization from the Trinity Park Neighborhood Association, is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and is charged with making capital improvements to the public spaces in the neighborhood, focusing on the park, the medians, public artwork,

Posted in Stewardship and beautification, Trinity Park Foundation, Volunteering

Trinity Avenue Median

The Trinity Park Foundation is in touch with local garden designers to talk about a long-term maintenance and landscaping plan for the large median that runs along W. Trinity Ave. between Buchanan Blvd. and Watts St. The City of Durham owns

Posted in Stewardship and beautification, Trinity Park Foundation

Caring for Our Public Spaces

The Trinity Park Foundation, garden upkeep and the Blossom Garden Club The Trinity Park Foundation is the neighborhood’s non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable entity. It was formed in 1980 to purchase the land at the corner of Watts St. and West Trinity

Posted in Environment, Stewardship and beautification, Trinity Park Foundation, Volunteering

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