About Jason Ernst

Jason received degrees in International Studies, Economics, and German Literature from the University of Arizona in 2011, and has worked as a freelance writer ever since. His research and writing interests include interior decoration and design, home entertainment, history, art, architecture, and travel. He is currently a regular contributor to the AMLI Residential lifestyle blog. Circle Jason on Google+

7 DIY Projects You Can Finish in Under 2 Hours

There are large-scale DIY projects that require multiple tools, specific skills, and the better part of a weekend to complete. And then there are DIY projects you can carry out with few if any tools and hardly any time. If you’re looking for the latter, you’ve come to the right place. Here are seven simple DIY projects you can complete in two hours or less.
Arm-knit scarf
Give the gift of warmth this holiday season in the form of a stylish, arm-knit scarf. DIY enthusiast and Simply Maggie blogger Amanda Bassetti offers an easy-to-follow tutorial and YouTube video demonstration for knitting a thick yarn scarf […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Apartment Life, Decorating and Design|0 Comments

Denver’s Top Yoga Studios

On November 6, Yoga on the Fly opened in DIA’s Concourse 6. The country’s first private airport yoga operation, Yoga on the Fly consists of five individual yoga studios. Practitioners choose from an array of sequences ranging in duration from 8 to 20 minutes. An iPad (for video instruction), wireless headphones, and clean yoga mat are provided with studio rental.

In honor of this DIA milestone, we decided to examine the Mile High City’s most popular and respected yoga studios. If you’re a yogi doing more in Denver than changing planes, put these yoga studios on your radar.
Asana Studio
Located in Olde […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

15 Hot New Restaurants in Chicago

The Windy City is buzzing with new restaurant activity. And while the jury is still out out on what new restaurants in Chicago will make the biggest mark on this city of foodies, there are several worthy contenders. If you’re looking to reserve a table at one of the better restaurants to open in Chicago in the last six months, consider these fashionable new eateries.
Barrio
The hospitality group responsible for Bar Siena and Siena Tavern opened this River North restaurant in July 2017. DineAmic’s decision to work with “Top Chef” contestant Fabio Viviani proved a wise move for its Italian ventures. The same […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

11 Influential Celebrity Seattleites

High-profile celebrity sightings are less common in Seattle than in New York or Hollywood. But The Emerald City’s music and tech scenes have produced and attracted several national and regional household names. Seattle also has its fair share of acclaimed writers and entrepreneurs. Here are 11 contemporary luminaries, born or living in Seattle, who’ve impacted or represented the community in influential ways.
Jeff Bezos
Ask a Seattleite what force has held the most influence over Seattle during the past decade. They’ll almost certainly respond with “Amazon.” The online retail giant’s massive first headquarters transformed the streetscape, demography, and culture of South Lake Union. And Seattleites have mixed […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

6 Useful Smart Home Gadgets for Renters

Smart home technology is revolutionizing the way we engage with and control home appliances, accessories, lighting, and more. Some smart devices and systems require the sort of structural changes and hardwiring that renters should avoid. But the smart home market features plenty of renter-friendly gadgets that facilitate the convenience, savings, and peace of mind for which smart home technology is known. Here are six useful smart-home devices that are unlikely to violate your lease agreement. If there’s ambiguity about whether something could get you into trouble, consult management before installing.
Automation Control Hub
A smart home hub streamlines automated gadgets for easier smartphone or voice control. Today’s […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments