September 2014

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Forest City, MCA Accepting Bids for Eastbridge Pedestrian Tunnel

Forest City, MCA Accepting Bids for Eastbridge Pedestrian Tunnel

With the pending development of the Eastbridge town center, several concerns loom. One of these concerns is in regards to pedestrians and cyclists safely crossing MLK to get to the center. “Obviously, this area on MLK is going to get much busier if they put a large grocery store in there,” says Eastbridge resident Aaron […]

Soopers’ New Plan to be More Accommodating to Drifters, Homeless

Soopers’ New Plan to be More Accommodating to Drifters, Homeless

At the September 9th meeting at the Sam Gary library, representatives from the community, Forest City, King Soopers, and Evergreen Development met to discuss current plans for the Eastbridge Town Center. Soopers was first to speak when they unveiled a new architectural plan they thought would please those in the community. “We have created a […]

Community Picnic on North Green Has Regal Feel

Community Picnic on North Green Has Regal Feel

The new North Green in the Conservatory Green neighborhood in Stapleton made sure to start off strong and send a message to residents and those attending events on the North Green: this won’t be the white trash green you’re used to at the 29th St. Town Center. The Stapleton MCA held a community picnic for […]

Sooper’s Service Station Concept Running Out of Gas

Sooper’s Service Station Concept Running Out of Gas

Two things are becoming increasingly clear in regards to the Eastbridge Town Center: Eastbridge is getting a King Soopers, and it won’t have a gas station. That notion became quite clear after Soopers’ representative Joe Starbuck himself said, “Do I want one across from my house? No.” The gas station has become intentionally or unintentionally […]

Stapleton to Add “Dollar Days” Garage Sale Prior to Beginning of Winter

Stapleton to Add “Dollar Days” Garage Sale Prior to Beginning of Winter

Stapleton families were able to acquire a lot of items and get rid of a lot of items during the yard sale weekend. The main items exchanged were toys, baby items, and random nick knacks. Well, six months later, those same items will be outdated or the kids will be sick of them. So, why […]

Isabella Bird Prepared for 2015 Tetherball World Championships

Isabella Bird Prepared for 2015 Tetherball World Championships

The 2015 Tetherball World Championships are coming to Stapleton this spring and are being hosted by Isabella Bird Elementary School. The Stapleton School won the bid over cities including Houston, Istanbul (Turkey), Bogota (Columbia) and Johannesburg (South Africa) among others. “In the end, the area offered all the things we were looking for,” said Tetherball […]

Can’t We All Just Get Along; Bikers’, Walkers’, & Drivers’ Silent Feud

Can’t We All Just Get Along; Bikers’, Walkers’, & Drivers’ Silent Feud

The Front Porch recently examined the issue surrounding bike safety and best practices for riders. If you have ever been on a bike path as a walker, runner, or walking your dog with your family, you have undoubtedly received a bad look from a passing biker. And, most certainly, walkers and runners have been frustrated […]