Issue 72

Block Captain Meetings Heavily Attended After Committee Agrees to Allow Cannabis

Block Captain Meetings Heavily Attended After Committee Agrees to Allow Cannabis

Unless you have been living underground for the last month, you are aware that marijuana is now legal in Colorado. Due to this more than relaxed stance on the previously illegal drug, society is already viewing marijuana use in a different way. “I’m not in to smoking (weed), but if it’s legal, it’s legal,” said […]

Pornographic Graffiti on Greenway Offensive Mostly Because It’s Crappy

Pornographic Graffiti on Greenway Offensive Mostly Because It’s Crappy

Stapleton recently became a victim of graffiti on the Greenway. Perpetrators wrote several tasteless words and phrases along with poorly drawn male and female genitalia. “It was pretty disgusting,” said resident Jane Haugen. “I mean, they weren’t even close to getting it right. If you’re going to do graffiti, understand there is some art involved. […]

Stapleton Pocket Parks to Set Up Triage Centers

Stapleton Pocket Parks to Set Up Triage Centers

Stapleton has many wonderful pocket parks scattered throughout the neighborhood. Most of these parks offer fun play areas for kids. Forest City has done a great job in having age-appropriate play structures for the kids. However, no matter how safe you try to make equipment, kids will find a way to get hurt. “Kids will […]

Dog Pond to Begin Offering Gondola Rides in Spring

Dog Pond to Begin Offering Gondola Rides in Spring

Stapleton certainly prides itself on being at the forefront in Denver when it comes to art and culture. The community works hard to sustain an urban and cultural environment to match that of the city. Stapleton continues this trend with its latest project, adding gondola rides on the Stapleton dog pond in Central Park.

26th Ave Park to be Named “Sidewalk Park”

26th Ave Park to be Named “Sidewalk Park”

After years of waiting for the 26th Avenue Park, progress is finally being made. Residents originally may have envisioned acres of green space with some play equipment for kids, but Forest City has made a few changes to those images. Of course, Fulton becoming a through-street has already chopped up a lot of that vision, […]

Bike Lanes on Havana Look to Remedy Overwhelming Cycle Traffic

Bike Lanes on Havana Look to Remedy Overwhelming Cycle Traffic

Havana St. in Stapleton has had many issues over the years. One way signs were often ignored and before it became a through-street, Aurorans still attempted to use it as one. Then of course, there are all of the construction issues by the jail. The most recent issue may have been solved, however. Eastbridge residents […]

Stapleton Mom’s PC Descriptions of Suspicious Behavior Prove Unhelpful

Stapleton Mom’s PC Descriptions of Suspicious Behavior Prove Unhelpful

The Stapleton Mom’s Yahoo Group works hard to be on the front line of crime prevention. Members are vigilant about posting strange behavior or things that just don’t seem right so that others in the neighborhood keep their heads up. In years past, members would do their best to create a description of an individual […]