Photographer Lewis Cooper’s Drone Captures an Eagle’s Eye View

The small white aircraft spins its four propellers, rises straight up, then hovers about 12 feet off the ground, watching the three spectators as we wave to its camera. Then it flies off, deftly piloted by photographer Lewis Cooper. We see its bird’s eye view of tree tops and cliffs through Cooper’s smartphone.

Preparing Your Home for Cold Weather

As the person who receives homeowners’ winter distress calls at Ajax Mechanical Services, Janice Sebald is keenly aware of what can go wrong—and how to avoid it. Ajax Mechanical serves hundreds of customers in Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle Counties, caring for home and commercial HVAC, plumbing and water treatment systems, as well as humidification and snow-melt equipment. Among Ajax’s customer…

The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Media Systems

Outdoor living rooms have become popular in our valley. Roaring Fork Lifestyle recently spoke to two expert A/V designers about how make the most of this trend with an outdoor theatre or sound system. Tom Hiles started a home alarm business in Saint Louis in 1982, gradually adding home audio/videos system, CCTV and phone systems to the mix. He moved…

Viewing Ocean Rise from High and Dry and Over a Mile High

When Hurricane Sandy hit in October, 2012, Robert Hubbell was directing worldwide marketing for the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners in New York City. “We had to vacate traders and work stations in one location on the aptly-named Water Street,” he recalls. “It took almost five months to recover. I lived in New Jersey and saw first-hand all…