Issue 86

Forest City to Turn Tower Area in to “Teen Lot”

Forest City to Turn Tower Area in to “Teen Lot”

With the high school getting ready to open in 2015, one thing is going to become very obvious: Stapleton will have a lot of teenage drivers. “It really worries me,” says Stapleton parent Amelia Saar. “We still have lots of young kids in Stapleton and kids playing in alleys. It’s just kind of scary to […]

Central Park Rec Center Plans to Close for Full Quarter in 2015

Central Park Rec Center Plans to Close for Full Quarter in 2015

Residents who are members are at the Central Park Recreation Center were frustrated when they realized that the Center would be closed for a full week last week. “I pay a monthly membership fee so that I can exercise there and stay hot,” said resident Brenda Miller. “Plus, we take the kids there to swim. […]

StapletOM Yoga Festival:  An Attendees’ Guide

StapletOM Yoga Festival: An Attendees’ Guide

The second annual StapletOM Yoga Festival is rapidly approaching, and attendees, potential attendees, and residents are curious as to what they should expect. “The StapletOM event will be fun for those new to Yoga, experienced Yogis as well as those who just want to come have some drinks and listen to great music,” said event […]

Stanley Marketplace:  Size Matters

Stanley Marketplace: Size Matters

The Stanley Marketplace is moving along nicely and is one of the bright spots for Stapleton-area development in 2014. “This is such an exciting project,” said resident Robin Hodges. “From what I have heard, there is going to be many great options regarding stores, food, recreation, etc. Just going to be really neat.” When the […]

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs—Stapleton Boasts Most Signs Since 2012

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs—Stapleton Boasts Most Signs Since 2012

Stapleton residents have never been afraid to get political and let their voices be heard. During a Presidential election year, every other house will have a political sign. But, in non-election years, yard signs decrease dramatically. However, recent happenings in the last three months have created a perfect storm, and signs now adorn 80% of […]

Call to Arms:  Bluff Lake Seeks Bounty Hunters to Kill Prairie Dogs

Call to Arms: Bluff Lake Seeks Bounty Hunters to Kill Prairie Dogs

The Bluff Lake Nature Center (BLNC) is looking for volunteer, professional bounty hunters to kill some of the many prairie dogs inhabiting its region. “It’s getting to the point where you can’t drive a car without running over one,” says BLNC Executive Director Mitchell Artz. “On top of that, they aren’t good for the environment. […]

Founders’ Green Monument Constant Reminder of How Great We Are

Founders’ Green Monument Constant Reminder of How Great We Are

If you have ever spent any time near the fountains on Founders’ Green, you have undoubtedly seen the small monument celebrating the greatness of the Stapleton community. Among other things, the plaque states that Stapleton is “one of the premier communities in the United States.” “It’s something we wanted to do to honor the great […]