July 2015

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Experts Called in to Study Outsiders

Experts Called in to Study Outsiders

Just over a month ago, the Front Porch included an article which shocked many Stapletonians. The article pointed out that there are societies outside of Stapleton. Essentially, we are not alone. There is life outside of Stapleton. Not only has this surprised Stapleton residents, it has been scary for most. “I have seen people driving […]

Local Fireworks Displays Annoy Local A-Holes

Local Fireworks Displays Annoy Local A-Holes

The Fourth of July is a great time to eat and drink with friends and neighbors while celebrating the greatest nation’s independence. And, yeah, also a time to blow shit up. Denver has many great fireworks displays, and you can see most of those from right here in Stapleton. But for some, that just isn’t […]

Havana St:  Not Just a Through Street Anymore

Havana St: Not Just a Through Street Anymore

Havana Street in the Eastbridge borough of Stapleton has had a long, interesting history. It’s home to the wide random bike lanes which took two months to paint, the sign reminding outsiders they can’t take it to Aurora, and of course, people incessantly coming back down it the wrong way after not reading the sign. […]

Zillow Estimates Have Stapletonians Believing They’ll Have Money in Twenty Years

Zillow Estimates Have Stapletonians Believing They’ll Have Money in Twenty Years

Home prices all over Denver have been rising, and Stapleton has continued to become the community in which people want to live. Many things have contributed to this, including the strong public schools, unique homes, the soon to be light rail, and all of the trendy shops and restaurants that are currently here and ones […]

Westerly Creek to be Renamed “Floody Creek”

Westerly Creek to be Renamed “Floody Creek”

Denver has experienced an inordinate amount of rain and storms this spring and early summer, and with these storms, Westerly Creek again climbed over its banks. In fact, it was the second 100 years flood in three years. “It is absolutely remarkable how much rain has been coming in the area,” said meteorologist Fred Johnson. […]

Stapleton Residents Tinting Kids’ Windows in Hopes of Keeping Them in Bed Longer

Stapleton Residents Tinting Kids’ Windows in Hopes of Keeping Them in Bed Longer

The beginning of summer brings lots of sunshine (normally), days at the pool, and much longer days. The sun comes up earlier, and goes down later. And with no school, parents become more lax on the bedtime schedule. This often causes meltdowns and all sorts of random whining and unnecessary crying. “It’s really hard to […]