Jessica Dailey

 

Jessica is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist. A Pittsburgh native, she moved to New York to pursue her love of writing. She holds bachelor’s degrees in English and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and received her master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She loves reporting on art, food, and the green community in New York City. When she’s not searching for the next best story, she spends her time foraging at Greenmarkets, whipping up new recipes, and exploring the city’s endless art scene.

Jessica Dailey
We Talk With Tracen Gardner of Reclaimed Space About Prefab Building & Salvaging Materials

We Talk With Tracen Gardner of Reclaimed Space About Prefab Building & Salvaging Materials

Why did you start Reclaimed Space? Tracen Gardner: The job came about because I’ve always been in the construction business. I had a ranch that was remote, and I questioned how I was going to

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Eco Fashion Designer M Patmos Talks About Her Sustainably-Designed Brooklyn Apartment

Eco Fashion Designer M Patmos Talks About Her Sustainably-Designed Brooklyn Apartment

Marcia Patmos, the brains behind the much-loved M Patmos eco fashion line, applies her eco-conscious mindset to everything she does. When we saw the designer during fashion week, she mentioned

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PHOTOS: Tour The National 9/11 Memorial in NYC

PHOTOS: Tour The National 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Originally published on Sept 11, 2011, republished on September 11, 2013 After nearly a decade of planning, arguments, and heated discussions, the National 9/11 Memorial opened to the public

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VIDEO: MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli Takes Inhabitat on a Tour of ‘Talk to Me’

VIDEO: MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli Takes Inhabitat on a Tour of ‘Talk to Me’

Everyone from design nerds and art critics to tech geeks and gadget junkies has sung the praises of “Talk to Me,” the Museum of Modern Art’s latest special exhibit that puts

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7 Viral Videos to Inspire You

7 Viral Videos to Inspire You

Thanks to piano-playing cats and finger-biting children, video-sharing websites like Vimeo and YouTube can be a total time-suck filled with mindless entertainment. But in between the fluff,

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LUSH Cosmetics Protests Animal Testing by “Torturing” Human Subject

LUSH Cosmetics Protests Animal Testing by “Torturing” Human Subject

When you think of makeup, do you consider force-feeding and liquid injections a routine part cosmetics creation? If you don't, you should -- these horrible methods are exactly the types of

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Win Canopy Verde’s Vegan-Friendly Cassia Mini Bag (Worth $169!)

Win Canopy Verde’s Vegan-Friendly Cassia Mini Bag (Worth $169!)

There's no simpler way to revamp your wardrobe for spring than with a bright pop of color. Enter Linda Wong's stylish vegan Canopy Verde Cassia Mini bag, the perfect warm-weather tote. Clad in

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Duo-Gard’s Blossoms of Hope Bus Shelter Sprouts in Minneapolis

Duo-Gard’s Blossoms of Hope Bus Shelter Sprouts in Minneapolis

Incorporating public art into new developments is not a new practice, but one developer in Minneapolis took the idea to the next level, commissioning a bright, vibrant sculpture to be a gateway

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Phipps Conservatory’s Net-Zero Center for Sustainable Landscapes Opens Next Month

Phipps Conservatory’s Net-Zero Center for Sustainable Landscapes Opens Next Month

Quite impressively, the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory is expected to meet or exceed the three toughest green building and landscape standards: the Living Building

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Brooklyn Industries Unveils Seed Bomb Bracelets for Earth Day

Brooklyn Industries Unveils Seed Bomb Bracelets for Earth Day

This Earth Day, give a gift to Mother Earth and yourself with Brooklyn Industries new Seed Bomb Bracelets. The simple earthy accessories each feature a piece of twine lined with three round

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Nissan NV200 Taxi of Tomorrow Unveiled in NYC

Nissan NV200 Taxi of Tomorrow Unveiled in NYC

On the eve of the New York Auto Show, Nissan is unveiling the all-new NV200 Taxi of Tomorrow for New York City. The NV200 was selected as the Big Apple's exclusive cab after a rigorous two-year

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Artist Sean Kenney Crafts NYC Buildings From Thousands of LEGOs

Artist Sean Kenney Crafts NYC Buildings From Thousands of LEGOs

For over a decade, artist Sean Kenney has been recreating his hometown, New York City, using tens of thousands of LEGOs. From a detailed West Village street scene, complete with tiny food carts

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Green-Roofed Penthouse Sits Atop Her NYC Studios

Diane von Furstenberg’s Green-Roofed Penthouse Sits Atop Her NYC Studios

Just steps from the entrance to New York City's High Line park sits fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg's flagship store and studios. From the outside, the historic Meatpacking District

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The Best 6 Places to See Spring Bloom in NYC

The Best 6 Places to See Spring Bloom in NYC

Today is the official first day of spring, but the season's first buds and blossoms have been popping up all over New York City for weeks. From the cherry trees in the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

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“Killer” Silk Destroys Anthrax, Other Microbes in Minutes

“Killer” Silk Destroys Anthrax, Other Microbes in Minutes

Thanks to a groundbreaking discovery by Ohio’s Air Force Research Laboratory, ordinary silk is now good for a lot more than making pretty clothes. A group of researchers have developed a

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Mobile Growtainers Provide Controlled Environments for Farming in Shipping Containers

Mobile Growtainers Provide Controlled Environments for Farming in Shipping Containers

GreenTech Agro Inc., managed by Glenn Behrman, a 40-year veteran of the horticulture industry who founded The Plant Shed in NYC, recently announced the launch of the “Growtainer” project,

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Designs Unveiled for Section 3 of the High Line!

Designs Unveiled for Section 3 of the High Line!

Initial design plans have been revealed for the third and final section of everyone's favorite elevated park, New York City's High Line! At a community meeting last night, Friends of the High

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Follow Ecouterre on Pinterest for Eco Fashion Inspiration!

Follow Ecouterre on Pinterest for Eco Fashion Inspiration!

Eco fashionistas have been able to get their fill of the latest green fashions on Inhabitat's “Sustainable Style” Pinterest board, but now our eco-fashion sister site Ecouterre has launched

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“Queen of Upcycling” Orsola de Castro Shares Tips for Emerging Designers

“Queen of Upcycling” Orsola de Castro Shares Tips for Emerging Designers

We are huge fans of just about anything upcycled - from art to furniture to clothing - and it seems that the eco trend is catching on. Last month, the International Herald Tribune's

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Enter Your Tape Sculpture in Scotch’s “Off The Roll” Contest to Win $5000

Enter Your Tape Sculpture in Scotch’s “Off The Roll” Contest to Win $5000

Any regular Inhabitat reader knows that we are suckers for awesome art made from recycled or repurposed materials. So we were totally excited to discover Scotch’s “Off the

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Tomorrow is the Last Day to See BIG’s Pulsing 10-Foot Tall LED Heart Sculpture in Times Square!

Tomorrow is the Last Day to See BIG’s Pulsing 10-Foot Tall LED Heart Sculpture in Times Square!

If you're in New York City, head to Times Square to show your love by making this 10-foot tall LED heart sculpture glow a brilliant pink. Designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group, the heart hovers

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Elocal Infographic Shows How Much Water Your Home is Wasting

Elocal Infographic Shows How Much Water Your Home is Wasting

From spending five extra minutes in the shower to leaving the faucet running while you do the dishes, you most likely waste more water in your home than you think you do. While fresh water is a

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Last Weekend to See the Beautiful Living Terrarium Exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

Last Weekend to See the Beautiful Living Terrarium Exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

From sharing terrarium necklace DIYs to making our own terrariums at home, we've caught a little bit of terrarium fever, if you haven't noticed. So we were thrilled by the Brooklyn Botanic

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14 Red-Hot Eco Lingerie & Sustainable Skivvies for a Green Valentines Day

14 Red-Hot Eco Lingerie & Sustainable Skivvies for a Green Valentines Day

Valentine's Day is today, and it's almost time to kick offyour oh-so-special evening. May we suggest adding a little eco spice to your heart-filled holiday? Roses may be nice and chocolates may

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Future of Sustainable Fashion

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Future of Sustainable Fashion

A few months ago, Inhabitat's Editor-in-Chief Jill Fehrenbacher had the pleasure of curating a panel about sustainability and philanthropy in the fashion industry for the Afingo Fashion Forum.

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Erin Brockovich to Investigate Disturbing Tourette-Like Symptoms Affecting NY Teens

Erin Brockovich to Investigate Disturbing Tourette-Like Symptoms Affecting NY Teens

Erin Brockovich, the famed environmental activist, is researching a new, rather disturbing Tourette-like illness affecting more than a dozen teens in Leroy, New York. What started as a seemingly

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Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

Top 6 Green Skyscrapers in New York City!

As one of the greenest citites in the nation, New York City is known as being a sustainable urban trail blazer, whether it's through turning aging infrastructure into world class parks or

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Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

There are plenty of companies that handcraft custom bicycles, but none do it quite like Masterworks Wood and Design. While most bikes are made of metal and plastic, Masterworks creates rides

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8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses in New York City

8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses in New York City

From the world's largest rooftop farm to stunning private gardens, we've seen a lot of amazing designs on New York City rooftops, but who would have thought to place an entire house atop a Big

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