December 2011

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New Play Dating Site Not For Everyone

New Play Dating Site Not For Everyone

The new play dating site FindYourKidaFriend.com has become extremely popular, especially in the kid-friendly community of Stapleton. Stay at home parents are always looking for new ways to entertain themselves, their children, as well as get their kids used to socializing with other kids. In Stapleton, parents typically have used Stapleton Moms Yahoo group to […]

Family That Produced Holiday Light Show Plans to Tackle Larger Project in ’12

Family That Produced Holiday Light Show Plans to Tackle Larger Project in ’12

The Holloway family put on quite a show this season at their home near Swigert-McAuliffe Intergalactic School. Cars lined up nightly in the parking lot to listen to the music and watch the impressive coordination of the music and the lights. Everyone was impressed. Well, not everyone. Warren Holloway, creator of the show, believes he […]

Central Park Blvd. Exit Offers Scenic Route to Havana Exit

Central Park Blvd. Exit Offers Scenic Route to Havana Exit

When Forrest City and the City of Denver decided to build the Central Park Exit, they certainly had the new 711 in mind. Although you cannot get directly to Stapleton from Northfield or the I-70 exit, you can easily be diverted to the Havana St. exit right to the 711. While driving on I-70, Stapleton […]

Prairie Dogs Remind Residents “We Have Rights Too”

Prairie Dogs Remind Residents “We Have Rights Too”

In a desperate attempt to save their lives and homes, the prairie dogs have posted signs letting Stapleton residents know they have rights. Head prairie dog “Dougey” is leading the attempt. “What’s frustrating to us is that we have lived here much longer,” says Dougey. “And now, they want to clear us out to create […]

SUN Diversity Report:  Strawberry Blondes Increased 7% in ‘11

SUN Diversity Report: Strawberry Blondes Increased 7% in ‘11

When Forrest City originally proposed the Stapleton development project to the city of Denver, they had agreed to create a diverse, urban neighborhood where people from all cultures would feel comfortable. That didn’t just mean the light blondes and the dark blondes, that also meant the strawberry blondes.

Stapleton Mom Takes on Responsibility of Disciplining Other Peoples’ Kids

Stapleton Mom Takes on Responsibility of Disciplining Other Peoples’ Kids

Liza Kampstra is a hard-working stay at home, Stapleton mom. She is the household manager, as she takes care of the dishes, laundry, cleaning, paying the bills, and most importantly, she takes care of her two kids Kayla (6) and Rylan (4). She drops them at school, gets them dressed, takes them to the park, […]

Stapleton Couple Puts Toddler in Bubble to Stave off Illness

Stapleton Couple Puts Toddler in Bubble to Stave off Illness

At first glance, the Kesti household looks much like any other in Stapleton: 4-bedroom house, detached garage, friendly dog. But then their 18-month-old daughter, Catherine, comes literally bouncing down the stairs, in a plastic bubble designed to keep harmful germs away. “We tried everything, Purell dispensers in every room, even a surgical mask, but she […]