Issue 96

Forest City Re-Vamping/Un-Vamping Northfield Mall

Forest City Re-Vamping/Un-Vamping Northfield Mall

Responding to concerns and suggestions by Stapleton residents, Forest City has recently proposed a plan to completely realign the focus of the troubled Northfield shopping center. “Stapleton neighbors have long made it clear that they want to see different retail and dining options at The Shops at Northfield,” says Janelle Ayers, Forest City spokeswoman. “Even […]

Forest City Building “Safe House” for Stapleton Residents

Forest City Building “Safe House” for Stapleton Residents

Forest City is in the early stages of constructing a massive four story building which will sit on 25 acres of land on Northfield Blvd. The building will be used as a “safe house” for Stapleton residents in the event of bad weather including another major flood, tornados, hail, or even an earthquake. However, the […]

MCA to Build Chairlift At Central Park Sledding Hill

MCA to Build Chairlift At Central Park Sledding Hill

The MCA has announced that they have plans to finally install a chairlift at the Central Park hill commonly used for sledding in the winter. “We have wanted to do this for years,” says MCA President Liza Kampstra. “It is something the community clearly wants, and it appears the hill is getting more and more […]

Central Park Rec Center Regulars Endure “Resolution” Lines for Equipment

Central Park Rec Center Regulars Endure “Resolution” Lines for Equipment

Aside from rainy days or cold winter days, it is typically not too difficult for gym-goers to grab a treadmill, EFX, stair stepper, etc. at the Central Park Rec Center. Many Stapleton residents are runners, others practice yoga and of course there is a massive crossfit contingent, so this keeps our local rec center somewhat […]

Stapleton Number One Again; Ranks Highest in Preventable Crime

Stapleton Number One Again; Ranks Highest in Preventable Crime

Stapleton continues to be at the top or near the top of every Denver ranking. However, this ranking is one we can’t brag about. In this month’s issue of the Front Porch, there is an article which discusses the problem of preventable crime in Stapleton. According to police statistics, Stapleton reports a far higher number […]

The Truth About School Choice:  Only 80% of You Will be Happy

The Truth About School Choice: Only 80% of You Will be Happy

School choice is coming up at the end of this month, and you can already feel the anxiety in Stapleton. “We have our top two choices finalized, but we are not sure about our third, fourth, and fifth choices,” says concerned parent Abby Trebon. “We of course are hoping to get into our number one, […]

Traffic Update:  Denver Explores Installing Large Roundabout at CPB and MLK

Traffic Update: Denver Explores Installing Large Roundabout at CPB and MLK

The traffic on Central Park Blvd. and Martin Luther King Blvd. continues to increase, and this becomes more and more evident as accidents on the corner pile up and traffic continues to congest, especially during peak hours. “If you are near that corner around 5PM, bring a book,” says resident Steve Mason. “It is ridiculous […]