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The Manhattan, Kansas neighborhood of Candlewood stretches from Churchill Street to Kimball Avenue in the 66503 zip code. Its southern edge borders the Riley County Fairgrounds and CiCo Park. The city park spans 97 acres and sits at Wreath and Kimball avenues. It is home to the Bishop Stadium and Track. The county manages the park’s community center, fitness course, and playground. Sports facilities at CiCo Park include baseball fields, tennis courts, and a swimming pool.
The Candlewood neighborhood is a mix of single-family homes and apartments with two schools nearby. The Frank V. Bergman Elementary School is within walking distance, and the Anthony Middle School is less than a mile from the heart of Candlewood.
Other schools close to Candlewood are the Marlett Elementary School and the Amanda Arnold Elementary School. South of the Amanda Arnold school is the Cottonwood Racquet Club. Located on Claflin Road, less than two miles south of Candlewood, the private tennis club features six lighted courts and a fitness center.
East of the tennis club is the West Loop Shopping Center. It has a pharmacy, bank, fast food restaurants and the Little Apple Brewing Company. The latter is a hot spot for Manhattan residents and visitors looking to enjoy a good meal and live entertainment.
Candlewood is about two and a half miles from the heart of the Kansas State University campus. The university is a Big 12 school offering area residents exciting collegiate sports. Manhattanites can enjoy games at Memorial Stadium, the K-State Sports Complex, and the Snyder Family Football Stadium. In addition, the university gardens span 19 acres and are home to the Conservatory, which was built in 1907. It houses about 300 different types of plants and multiple species of butterflies. It is open to the public.