Muldoon Farmers Market, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chanshtnu Muldoon Park, 1301 Muldoon Road (at DeBarr). Fresh produce from local farms and gardens, Alaska seafood. Locally cooked and baked food, Alaska arts and crafts, live music. Family friendly. Accessible playground.
EVENT PARKING: Muldoon Mall lot, just north of the park. A short, paved walkway leads directly to the market. The market will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through September 29.
Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Ainslee Phillips snip the ribbon at Spirit of Muldoon picnic to open Anchorage’s newest park at Muldoon Road & DeBarr. Assemblyman Pete Petersen and Assembly Chair Forrest Dunbar hold ribbon. Park Planner Steve Rafuse emcees as Selina Metoyer, Northeast Community Council President, looks on with Senator Bill Wielechowski, Dave Ulmer, Rep. Ivy Spohnholz and Rep. Lance Pruitt. Aaron Pascar, Nunaka Valley Community Patrol, expertly managed parking for the event with Keith Ferris, not pictured.
It’s official! The Anchorage Assembly approved a name – Chanshtnu Muldoon Park – for our community park July 25, 2017. Chanshtnu (pronounced CHANSH-nu), meaning “grass creek,” is the Dena’ina word for Chester Creek, which winds through the park at 1301 Muldoon Road.
The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced a grant of $750,000 to the city toward development of Phase 2 of the park in July. Map: Continue reading