Issue 80

New “Stapleton High Holy Day” Spurs Debate

New “Stapleton High Holy Day” Spurs Debate

The announcement that Frozen will be the Stapleton MCA’s final “Movie on the Green” this summer has sent shockwaves through the neighborhood, triggering a heated debate over whether August 29 should be deemed one of Stapleton’s “High Holy Days” for 2014. Stapleton’s annual triumvirate of High Holy Days, as universally recognized by neighborhood elders, are […]

Montessori Children’s House of Denver to merge with International House of Pancakes

Montessori Children’s House of Denver to merge with International House of Pancakes

Combining fast-casual breakfast dining with acclaimed pre-school education techniques in one convenient location, MCHD and IHOP today announced a merger to form the International Children’s House of Montessori Pancakes, or “I-CHOMP.” “Our mission has always been to foster the development of the whole child, but what was missing was a diet high in fat, sugar, […]

Street Smarts:  Should Stapleton Kids Be Playing in Our Streets?

Street Smarts: Should Stapleton Kids Be Playing in Our Streets?

A recent hot topic on Next Door Stapleton was the issue of kids playing in Stapleton streets. “It starts to really slow down traffic,” says resident Josh Meyers. “I mean, you have to drive about 10 miles per hour in fear a kid is going to dart out in front of you. It can sometimes […]

Report:  70% of Stapleton Families Using Royal Crest to “Fit In”

Report: 70% of Stapleton Families Using Royal Crest to “Fit In”

You have most likely seen them all over Stapleton. The Royal Crest Dairy boxes in front of Stapleton homes, signifying that the people who live there care about their kids’ health, and are not afraid to pay for it. “We just knew we wanted to go with an all-natural dairy provider,” says Stapleton resident and […]

Back to Pool; Residents Excited to Dive Back In On May 24th

Back to Pool; Residents Excited to Dive Back In On May 24th

The Stapleton pools open in less than two weeks, and school is out June 6th. It’s the perfect storm. Kids are getting stir crazy in classrooms where their teachers checked out in April, and are excited to start swimming and playing in the pool. “We love when the pools open,” says local Stapleton mom Katy […]

Stapleton to Finally Get Polo Club

After a decade of head-scratching from Stapleton residents wondering how such a well to do community could not have a polo club, Stapleton is finally getting what they have been asking for: a polo club (not water polo). “This was a no-brainer as far as we were concerned,” said new Stapleton Polo Club owner Benjamin […]

Open Letter to the Stapleton MCA—Can We Get an Adult Pool Day?

Open Letter to the Stapleton MCA—Can We Get an Adult Pool Day?

It’s tremendous that Stapleton has so many great pools to help entertain and keep cool our thousands of kids from our several area schools. Seeing the kids play and have fun adds energy and happiness to everyday life. Every once in a while, however, some people may enjoy a reprieve from the splashing and screaming. […]