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.

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Vacation in a Mini Cabin Inside of a Brooklyn Apartment

Vacation in a Mini Cabin Inside of a Brooklyn Apartment

Chiao's 800-square-foot loft is located in an old textile factory that's been renovated into live-work spaces. The space has exposed brick walls and large floor-to-ceiling windows that…

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Explore This Beautiful Underground Eco-Home in East Hampton

Explore This Beautiful Underground Eco-Home in East Hampton

The beautiful modern home uses just 1/5 the amount of energy that a traditionally built home would use, thanks to the convex roof and low-impact materials. Behrooz has long been a fan…

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8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses You've Probably Never Noticed in New York City

8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses You've Probably Never Noticed in New York City

We have long been fans of green prefab houses, and what better place to plop one down than on a rooftop? The sleek LoftCube is a chic and cheerful prefab designed specifically for…

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NYC’s First Zero Energy School: P.S. 62 in Staten Island Designed by SOM

NYC’s First Zero Energy School: P.S. 62 in Staten Island Designed by SOM

Thanks to Local Law 86, all of New York City's civic buildings must be built to sustainable standards, but the School Construction Authority (SCA) was well ahead of the green game by…

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The Best 6 Places to See Spring Bloom in NYC

The Best 6 Places to See Spring Bloom in NYC

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Arguably our favorite garden in the city, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an ideal place to see the first signs of spring in New York City. Bright yellow buds on…

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The Best In-Season Veggies to Buy for Thanksgiving Dinner at Your Local Greenmarket

The Best In-Season Veggies to Buy for Thanksgiving Dinner at Your Local Greenmarket

Beets Beets are one of the healthiest vegetables out there, but they can inspire a different breed of vegetable-hatred. With a few simple tips, you can transform these earthy bulbs…

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PHOTOS: Tour the Beautiful National 9/11 Memorial in NYC

PHOTOS: Tour the Beautiful National 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Arad’s design was selected from a global competition that received more than 5,200 submissions from 63 nations. The reflecting pools, which sit in the exact footprints of the Twin…

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6 Easy Eco Escapes From New York City

6 Easy Eco Escapes From New York City

Buttermilk Spa There are plenty of spas you could visit in the city, but walking out into the muggy, crowded city streets after your massage is a bit of a relaxation buzz-kill. At the…

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NYC's High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

NYC's High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

Jeff Koons may want to hang a train over the High Line, but the park's creators, Friends of the High Line, have decided to put a train back on the High Line in order to keep up with the…

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9/11 Memorial Uses Green Design to Create a Place of Remembrance

9/11 Memorial Uses Green Design to Create a Place of Remembrance

Arad and Walker's design was selected from a global competition that received more than 5,200 submissions from 63 nations. The reflecting pools, which sit in the exact footprints of the…

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NYC Man Builds Incredibly Detailed Replica of Brooklyn out of Hundreds of Thousands of LEGOs

NYC Man Builds Incredibly Detailed Replica of Brooklyn out of Hundreds of Thousands of LEGOs

Johnathan Lopes recently captured our hearts by creating a mini LEGO replica of Brooklyn.

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5 Super-Efficient Tiny New York Apartments

5 Super-Efficient Tiny New York Apartments

One of our favorite small apartments is this tiny East Village studio apartment that Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture transformed into a one bedroom loft. Near the front half of the…

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Repurposed Barge & 100-Year-Old Tugboat Let New Yorkers Experience NYC's Maritime History

Repurposed Barge & 100-Year-Old Tugboat Let New Yorkers Experience NYC's Maritime History

The Waterfront Museum occupies the Lehigh Valley No. 79 barge, the only surviving all-wooden example of the Hudson River Railroad Barge from the Lighterage Age (1860-1960). David…

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The Landmarked Museum of the City of New York Goes Green With a LEED-Seeking Renovation

The Landmarked Museum of the City of New York Goes Green With a LEED-Seeking Renovation

The Museum of the City of New York chose to complete the renovation in three phases so that the museum would never have to close entirely to visitors. Finished in 2008, the first phase…

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Henry Street Settlement to be a Model for Green Landmarked Buildings in NYC

Henry Street Settlement to be a Model for Green Landmarked Buildings in NYC

Henry Street launched its green renovation last year, working with the Municipal Arts Society (MAS) to create a plan that would allow the Settlement to upgrade its aging buildings,…

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Take Your Tots to the New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center's Annual Spring Fair this Saturday, April 28

Take Your Tots to the New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center's Annual Spring Fair this Saturday, April 28

Kick off the spring season by treating your kids to a fun-filled festival in a Lower East Side community garden. The New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center is hosting its Second Annual…

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Green Map Launches New NYC Energy Map

Green Map Launches New NYC Energy Map

Green Map, the open source system that maps everything eco, is one of our go-to resources for discovering sustainable businesses, local initiatives, and green-living resources. Now the…

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Ten Ecotastic Earth Day Activities in New York City

Ten Ecotastic Earth Day Activities in New York City

New York Cares Day Spend Earth Day giving back to nature, New York, and your fellow citizens. Join 5,000 other New Yorkers for the annual New York Cares Day to beautify and clean our…

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Warm, Dry Weather Raises Brush Fire Concerns in NYC

Warm, Dry Weather Raises Brush Fire Concerns in NYC

Smoke from the Fresh Kills brush fire in Staten Island As temperatures continue to rise (um, a high of 86 today?!) and rains continue to evade us, brush fires are becoming a very…

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NYC is the Most Walkable City in the United States

NYC is the Most Walkable City in the United States

Since most of Inhabitat's NYC-based writers live a car-free life, we'd be the first to tell you that the Big Apple is extremely walkable, and as it turns out, there is copious data to…

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Last Year Saw the Most NYC Subway Riders Since 1950

Last Year Saw the Most NYC Subway Riders Since 1950

image © Ed Yourdon via Flickr Creative Commons As car-free denizens of New York, we rely on the subway to get us from here to there, and more New Yorkers than ever are doing the…

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New York City Triples Solar Power Production

New York City Triples Solar Power Production

Thanks to new solar arrays atop ten city buildings, including three police stations, two schools, a fire station, and sanitation department garages, New York City has tripled its solar…

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Downtown Brooklyn Shipping Container Market Returns With a Special Spring Weekend on April 7-8!

Downtown Brooklyn Shipping Container Market Returns With a Special Spring Weekend on April 7-8!

It's back! After a winter hiatus, the much beloved Dekalb Market, made from nearly three dozen salvaged shipping containers, is returning to Downtown Brooklyn today Saturday, April…

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Delancey Underground Signs With Arup Engineering to Complete Feasibility Studies for the Low Line

Delancey Underground Signs With Arup Engineering to Complete Feasibility Studies for the Low Line

Arup Engineering is a high-profile, global firm that works on major projects like the high speed Chunnel trains, the Second Avenue Subway, and the Water Cube for the…

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Bushwick Campus Farm is an Outdoor Classroom & Food Justice Program for Four Brooklyn High Schools

Bushwick Campus Farm is an Outdoor Classroom & Food Justice Program for Four Brooklyn High Schools

The farm began last year with a $5000 Sodexo School Engagement Grant from YouthService America. Last fall, the students built a 40' x 12', energy-efficient, low-cost greenhouse, made…

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