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
Studies Clash on the Impact of Closing Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Studies Clash on the Impact of Closing Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Since the March earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear power crisis in Japan, nuclear energy policies and plants have come under close scrutiny around the world. Here in…

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Daylight-Filled Office Space Available for Rent in the Lower East Side!

Daylight-Filled Office Space Available for Rent in the Lower East Side!

As Inhabitat grows, so does our team - and we've outgrown our current office space again. If you're looking for a workspace that is flooded with natural daylight and is the complete…

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LEED-Seeking Children's Discovery Center Opens at the Queens Central Library

LEED-Seeking Children's Discovery Center Opens at the Queens Central Library

The new center took the place of a night club that once occupied the same street corner. The design is based on the idea that the library is a "locus of knowledge, cross-cultural…

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Sponge Park To Start Soaking Up Pollution From the Gowanus Canal this Spring!

Sponge Park To Start Soaking Up Pollution From the Gowanus Canal this Spring!

Designed by Susannah Drake of dlandstudio, The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park is a multifunctional public green space that would run along both sides of the canal, helping to absorb and…

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6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Autumn in NYC!

6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Autumn in NYC!

image © Ed Yourdon via Creative Common Enjoy the Fall Foliage As the leaves change colors and fall to the ground, the best way to enjoy the warm hues is to head to the park. But do…

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14 Free Green Places to Visit During Open House New York This Weekend

14 Free Green Places to Visit During Open House New York This Weekend

OHNY was started by Scott Lauer in 2001, who was inspired by his experiences volunteering with Open House London. The first OHNY was attended by about 45,000 people and it has grown…

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Join Us Tonight At the

Join Us Tonight At the "Healthy Food in Fashion" Gala to Benefit the City's Youth

Join Inhabitat and Ecouterre this evening for a night of good food and good fashion -- for a good cause! The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food is throwing its annual "Healthy…

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Vegucated Documentary Follows Three Meat-Loving New Yorkers As They Adopt a Vegan Lifestyle

Vegucated Documentary Follows Three Meat-Loving New Yorkers As They Adopt a Vegan Lifestyle

Vegucated follows three very different New Yorkers coming from very different backgrounds. Brian Flegel is a bacon-loving bartender who eats out most of the time; Ellen Mausner is a…

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Green Country Cottage For Sale Just North of NYC in Suffern, NY

Green Country Cottage For Sale Just North of NYC in Suffern, NY

The current owners of the small home renovated the stone cottage paying special attention to the design and creativity of both inside and out. Not wanting to expand the home's small and…

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Artist Marni Kotak Will Give Birth in a Bushwick Art Gallery

Artist Marni Kotak Will Give Birth in a Bushwick Art Gallery

From a human breast milk cheese shop to entire crocheted apartments, we've featured our fair share of unusual exhibits of artwork, but the latest exhibit by performance artist Marni…

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The Brooklyn Night Bazaar Takes Over Dekalb Market Tonight!

The Brooklyn Night Bazaar Takes Over Dekalb Market Tonight!

What more could you ask for than good food, good music, and green design? Tonight, those three things -- plus a slew of fantastic local artisans -- will come together for the Brooklyn…

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LEED-Seeking Lakeside Project Will Restore 26 Acres of Brooklyn's Prospect Park

LEED-Seeking Lakeside Project Will Restore 26 Acres of Brooklyn's Prospect Park

The highlight of the $74 million Lakeside project is the new 25,000 square foot facility that will be open to the public by January 2013. The old ice skating rink was only open during…

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PLANT Design Studio Creates Organic Spice & Herb Kits for Eco-Conscious Foodies

PLANT Design Studio Creates Organic Spice & Herb Kits for Eco-Conscious Foodies

PLANT's best selling-product is the Mobile Foodie Survival Kit. Holly came up with the idea a few years back when she was brainstorming designs that she could use while traveling.…

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Doctors Ask New York to Study the Public Health Risks of Fracking

Doctors Ask New York to Study the Public Health Risks of Fracking

As New York State considers whether or not to allow hydraulic fracturing, officials have been conducting a seemingly comprehensive risk assessment, studying the effects of fracking on…

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GIVEAWAY: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

GIVEAWAY: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

Thanks to our massive 24 hour public transportation system, it's easy to live a car free life in New York City -- and many of your InhabitatNYC editors and writers do just that. But…

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New York Stock Exchange Goes Green With Installation of Super-Insulating Glass

New York Stock Exchange Goes Green With Installation of Super-Insulating Glass

Joining a growing list of New York City landmarks getting green facelifts, the New York City Stock Exchange has been outfitted with new, super-insulating glass that will increase its…

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Northeast Coast Faces Pumpkin Shortage Because of Hurricane Irene

Northeast Coast Faces Pumpkin Shortage Because of Hurricane Irene

The weather is getting colder and the leaves are changing colors – autumn has officially arrived. It’s around this time that everyone’s favorite fall vegetable, beautiful round…

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The NEW New York Block Party Celebrates Green Design Today!

The NEW New York Block Party Celebrates Green Design Today!

Get ready, design geeks. The NEW New York block party is happening TODAY! The festival, now in its second year, is a green street festival hosted by GreenHomeNYC that celebrates…

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Planters Grove Park Designed by Ken Smith Coming to the Lower East Side

Planters Grove Park Designed by Ken Smith Coming to the Lower East Side

While we're still daydreaming about the Low Line park proposed for the Lower East Side, the neighborhood will be breaking ground on another new park this Monday, October 3rd. While…

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Empowerhouse Takes First Place In Affordability at the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

Empowerhouse Takes First Place In Affordability at the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

photo © Martin Seck courtesy Empowerhouse From the outset, affordability played a major role in every decision the Empowerhouse team made, especially because they were building this…

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Student Designers Create Eco Furniture for the NEW New York Block Party!

Student Designers Create Eco Furniture for the NEW New York Block Party!

Created by Alex Weber, the Green Partition is part living wall, part communal seating. Using modular planters made from recycled cork board and recycled plywood, Weber created an…

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Help New York Farmers Recover From Irene By Dining Out Today!

Help New York Farmers Recover From Irene By Dining Out Today!

Hurricane Irene may have swept through the Northeast nearly two weeks ago, but much of New York State is still reeling from her effects. Mass flooding upstate has devastated many New…

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80% of NYC Greenmarket Farms Were Affected by Irene - Help Them Recover!

80% of NYC Greenmarket Farms Were Affected by Irene - Help Them Recover!

For many of us city dwellers, Tropical Storm Irene passed by with little to no consequences, but our farmer friends upstate will be dealing with the aftermath for many months to come.…

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NYC Has Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 12% Since 2005

NYC Has Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 12% Since 2005

Good news, New York! We are on track to hit the PlaNYC goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2017! Mayor Bloomberg made the announcement yesterday as he kicked off…

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PHOTOS: New Yorkers Take to the Streets to Celebrate PARK(ing) Day!

PHOTOS: New Yorkers Take to the Streets to Celebrate PARK(ing) Day!

The temporary public spaces provide a breath of fresh air and much-needed relief from NYC's crowded streets and sidewalks. This year's participants ranged from small local business like…

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