February 2016

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Residents Watch Construction of Eastbridge Town Center While Waiting for Hell to Freeze Over

Residents Watch Construction of Eastbridge Town Center While Waiting for Hell to Freeze Over

In what has seemed like a lifetime for many Eastbridge residents, the Eastbridge Town Center appears to finally be under construction. The Stapletonion posted its very first article in March of 2011 discussing how soon businesses would be moving into the area. A short five years later, ground has been broken. The big concern for […]

Stapleton Family’s  Record Run of No One Being Sick Ends at 13 Days

Stapleton Family’s Record Run of No One Being Sick Ends at 13 Days

Records are meant to be broken, but unfortunately, aren’t meant to go on forever. The Montgomery family recently broke the unofficial Stapleton record of consecutive days of no one in the household being sick between November and March, formerly held by the Morrow family at 11 days. “Of course, we would have liked to have […]

Study:  Warm Weather Decreases Parents’ Urge to Murder Own Kids

Study: Warm Weather Decreases Parents’ Urge to Murder Own Kids

A new study released by the University of Wisconsin last week confirms what many people already believed was true; warmer weather makes you significantly less likely to think about killing your own children. The study was conducted as part of an effort to understand whether or not parental mood swings were the main factor in […]

Residents Like Ice Cream, but Really Just Want to Feel Like They Live in the Highlands

Residents Like Ice Cream, but Really Just Want to Feel Like They Live in the Highlands

There has been a lot of talk about the great shops and restaurants coming into the Eastbridge Town Center, but somehow, Little Man Ice Cream seems to headline the conversations. “Anytime the town center comes up, inevitably, the first thing someone says is, ‘I heard there is a Little Man Ice Cream coming in,’” said […]

Willow Park East & Wicker Park Newest and Most Poorly Named Neighborhoods

Willow Park East & Wicker Park Newest and Most Poorly Named Neighborhoods

For all the care Forest City takes in naming its apartment buildings and townhomes, they put much less thought into the naming of its boroughs. There will soon be 10 mini-neighborhoods within the Stapleton umbrella. They are all very simplistic names. Some were named by their closest landmark, such as Central Park North and West, […]

Quebec Square Businesses Begin Exit Strategy

Quebec Square Businesses Begin Exit Strategy

With the addition of the Eastbridge Town Center and the Stanley Marketplace, as well as easy access to downtown with the light rail, some area businesses may begin to take a hit. And nowhere is that hit more likely to happen than Quebec Square. Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc (IARET). had recently purchased the […]

Forest City Stapleton Boldly Breaks News About Recent Successes

Forest City Stapleton Boldly Breaks News About Recent Successes

In a recent study conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting and Robert Charles Lesser & CO., Forest City’s Stapleton master planned community ranked fourth in the country with 665 homes sold last year. The news from the obscure ranking which means almost nothing to people outside of the real estate industry, was posted on […]