Issue 144

2017 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge!–Winners Claim Your Prizes!

2017 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge!–Winners Claim Your Prizes!

March Madness has come and gone, and again, I have squandered my family’s fortunes only to come up empty in all of my pools.  However, some of you did play big, and you need to step forward to claim your prize!     If you are in the top 16, please send me an email […]

Stapleton Finally Cool Enough to Admit to People You Live Here

Stapleton Finally Cool Enough to Admit to People You Live Here

Jim Murphy has lived in Stapleton for ten years, but he doesn’t talk about it to most of his friends. “At first we would tell people we were moving to East Denver, close to Park Hill,” said Murphy. “That way, we wouldn’t have to say ‘Stapleton’ and worry about people giving us a hard time […]

Closest Parking at Stanley Probably Your Garage

Closest Parking at Stanley Probably Your Garage

As Stanley continues to draw large crowds, especially on weekends, finding a close parking spot becomes more and more challenging. The weather hasn’t quite changed to spring biking and walking weather, so many Stanley shoppers are driving who may eventually ride or walk when the weather warms up. “We normally will be riding there,” said […]

Special Report:  Stapleton School Drop Off Rules and Signs Meant for Everyone

Special Report: Stapleton School Drop Off Rules and Signs Meant for Everyone

Recently, a comprehensive report including information from the Denver Police Department (DPD), Denver Public Schools (DPS), and Stapleton United Neighbors (SUN) confirmed the rules and the signs posted at the Stapleton schools should be followed by everyone. Based on behavioral patterns at drop off and pick up, it originally appeared that the set of rules […]

Couple’s Pending Divorce Stirs Excitement in Community

Couple’s Pending Divorce Stirs Excitement in Community

Local Stapleton couple Bobby and Jodi Purdy announced they were divorcing, and while they found some family members and friends concerned about their emotional state and how their kids would fare, a good number of friends and acquaintances weren’t exactly distraught about the news. “When I found out Jodi was divorcing Bobby, I was psyched. […]

Residents Say Proposal for “Noise Wall” Mostly a “Blocking My View Wall”

Residents Say Proposal for “Noise Wall” Mostly a “Blocking My View Wall”

A recent article in the Front Porch discussed the proposal of a ‘noise wall’ along MLK turning into Moline from Ironton curving around almost to 27th St. One study found that “subject properties would suffer a substantial increase in noise impacts due to the roadway project.” The intent of the wall is strictly to reduce […]

East Facing Benches Give Park Goers Beautiful Construction View

East Facing Benches Give Park Goers Beautiful Construction View

As progress continues to be made on the 26th Ave. Park, developers have added benches for riders and walkers to take a load off. The benches are strategically placed along the walkway through what will be the park, and the company didn’t spare any detail in their placement. The benches all face due east, to […]