October 2011

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Stapleton Braces for Halloween Population Influx

Stapleton Braces for Halloween Population Influx

Every year on Halloween, the population of Stapleton doubles from about 10,000 residents to well over 25,000 during the trick or treating times, and usually at least an hour or two after trick or treating is officially over. Residents from all over the metro area, but mostly Aurora, come to Stapleton to trick or treat […]

Nightmare on 29th Street:  Berkshire Runs Out of PBR

Nightmare on 29th Street: Berkshire Runs Out of PBR

Last Thursday, October 20th, the Stapleton community experienced its own real life horror. Something that made Friday the 13th, Poltergeist, and Scream seem like an episode of the Wiggles. Usually, reporters like me receive anonymous tips or hear second-hand of these types of incidents. Then, a fierce investigation follows where we need to confirm and […]

Stapleton Halloween Decorator Goes Overboard Displaying Actual Dead Body

Stapleton Halloween Decorator Goes Overboard Displaying Actual Dead Body

The Stapleton neighborhood in Denver is absolutely one of the most festive communities in all of Colorado. During Christmas (or the Holiday Season, depending on your religion), homes are heavily decorated with lights, snowflakes, reindeer, and Santas. It is hard to find a home that does not participate in decorating their homes, and if there […]

Golf Carts Give Unfair Advantage to Local Trick-O-Treaters

Golf Carts Give Unfair Advantage to Local Trick-O-Treaters

We have all seen them. Tens and tens of golf carts driving around Stapleton, typically to pools, and sometimes just to parties. For the most part, the carts are harmless. Sometimes you may get stuck behind one temporarily on 29th street, not sure if you are allowed to pass them or not, but overall, the […]

2011 Study: Candy-Testing Unnecessary, but Very Tasty

A 2011 study completed by professors and research students from Wartburg College acknowledges what many people have suspected for years: there is really no need for parents to test their children’s candy. Since 1990, there have been no substantiated cases of candy being poisoned or harmed in any way. All stories including but not limited […]

Halloween Gives Stapleton Students Much-Needed Break

Halloween Gives Stapleton Students Much-Needed Break

Denver public school students have been working hard all year. They are up early and in the classroom learning by 8:15. They go to school five days a week, except for half of the day on Friday. Then, I guess, they recently had Labor Day off as well as two other days in September. Their […]

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

Send in pictures of your child, you, or your family to The Stapletonion, and if we publish your submissions in our November 9th issue, you will receive a free Stapletonion tee shirt(s).  The photos must be of you or your family, and we will not accept any photos of pets being dressed up. The Stapletonion […]