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‘Super Mrkt’ extravaganza returning to Applegate Park

The much-beloved and quickly-adopted Super Mrkt — an artsy, entertaining, pop-up vendor fair founded and organized by local resident Eli Torres — is coming back to a special location this weekend: It’s going to be held at Applegate Park (1045 W 25th Street)! The family-friendly fun will take place this Sunday, July 23, starting…

Alzheimer’s Walk in Merced raises $73,000 this year

A corner of Applegate Park was painted purple last weekend for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Hundreds of people turned out to the event on Saturday morning, when the sun was still low in the sky and the weather was cool and comfortable. They were friends and family of Alzheimer’s victims, caregivers and survivors…

It’s a ‘Starry Night’ in Applegate Park

Those who frequent Applegate Park will notice a new bright burst of color that has been added to the walls of the recently restored Merced Open Air Theater (MOAT) near the Bear Creek Bike Path. Over the past weekend, local artist Monika Modest worked alongside of Ed Contreras to install her most recent public art mosaic. It’s Modest’s…