Issue 24

School’s Gangsta Rap-Themed Auction Party Huge Success

School’s Gangsta Rap-Themed Auction Party Huge Success

When Amy Dettman first heard the suggestion to have the auction theme at Westerly Creek be a gangsta rap party, she thought it was a crazy idea. “I remember thinking that it may end up seeming racist, or that maybe not everyone liked gangsta rap,” says Dettman. “We looked hard at some other ideas, including […]

Keeping Aurorans Out:  EaWe Begins Construction of Security Gate

Keeping Aurorans Out: EaWe Begins Construction of Security Gate

After receiving a lot of pressure from the EaWe community, Forrest City finally caved in and agreed to put up the much needed gate at the EaWe entrance located at the corner of Havana and MLK. The area caused terrible confusion to Aurorans despite the posted signs to the entrance pointing them to the appropriate […]

Sled Patrol:  SUN Hires Rent-a-Cops to Monitor Sledding Hill

Sled Patrol: SUN Hires Rent-a-Cops to Monitor Sledding Hill

After a good snow, the Central Park hill, which essentially becomes a sledding hill in the winter, is packed with eager sledders, young and old alike. People come from Stapleton, Park Hill, and even Aurora to enjoy one of the only hilly areas in all of Denver (one could also sled down the streets in […]

Rec Center Workouts Like Being Outside—But Brighter

Rec Center Workouts Like Being Outside—But Brighter

The Central Park recreation center has been a big success. It includes a fantastic indoor pool, modern exercise equipment, a day care facility, and a tremendous basketball court. One of the many benefits of using the cardio equipment at the rec center is the great view. Large windows allow you to see over Westerly Creek, […]

Does Forrest City Even Know What Remediation Means Anymore?

Does Forrest City Even Know What Remediation Means Anymore?

In recent years, the word “remediation” has been used by Forrest City often as a reason for slow development or lack of development. It has become a buzz word for organizations such as The Front Porch, Stapleton Moms, and SUN when explaining why something has not been completed by Forrest City. At any community forum […]

Resident Borrows Milk, Crown Royal from Neighbor

Resident Borrows Milk, Crown Royal from Neighbor

One of the many benefits to living in Stapleton is the closeness of the community and that you really get to know your neighbors. Because of this, neighbors often pass down baby clothes, kids sporting equipment, watch each other’s pets or children, water each other’s flowers, and of course borrow household goods. Typically, these items […]

Stapleton Dad:  “I Thought I’d Be a Much Better Parent”

Stapleton Dad: “I Thought I’d Be a Much Better Parent”

Greg Asbee is the proud parent of a 16 month old girl. He does his best to be a loving, and good parent. However, he is not very impressed with his efforts compared to his original expectations. “I didn’t know how hard this sh#t would be,” exclaimed Greg. “I remember watching people thinking I could […]