Spring Event Rescheduled

Due to the heavy rains and sever weather, the Spring Egg Event is rescheduled for Sunday, April 16, 12noon – 2pm in Trinity Park.  We will have events for the kids and will provide refreshments, activities, and give out treats.

Posted in Community development, Holidays, Neighborhood Events

Plant a Tree!

By Shelley Dekker I have been researching the history of city tree planting in Durham and found a lovely opinion piece in a Durham newspaper from 1888 that called on city authorities “to devote a certain sum of money each

Posted in Advocacy, Community development, Environment

Board President’s Report 2022 in Review

2022 was a good year, getting back on track after adjusting to Covid.  As in 2020 and 2021, the TPNA continued to meet virtually, grateful for the convenience and flexibility that Zoom allows.  But we also missed the richer interaction

Posted in Membership, Neighborhood concerns, TPNA

Remember to Scoop the Poop

Dog owners and dog walkers: please remember to pick up after your pet. Thanks for helping to keep our streets and waterways clean. Dog-loving neighbor Stacie says, “When I’m on a walk, I always try to have plenty of bags with

Posted in Environment, Health and safety, Neighborhood concerns, Stewardship and beautification

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

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