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
New York Dairy Cows Can't Produce Milk Because of Heat Wave Stress

New York Dairy Cows Can't Produce Milk Because of Heat Wave Stress

Last week's heat wave was pretty unbearable, but imagine being 1,500 pounds, covered in a fur coat, and not even able to sweat. Welcome to the life of New York's dairy cows. Farmers in…

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Artist Thomas McKean Recycles MetroCards into Amazing Sculptures & Mosaics

Artist Thomas McKean Recycles MetroCards into Amazing Sculptures & Mosaics

Artist Thomas McKean collects the discarded MetroCards to create incredible miniature sculptures and intricate mosaics -- and clean up waste at the same time!

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Retro Roller Rink Opens at the High Line's Lot TODAY!

Retro Roller Rink Opens at the High Line's Lot TODAY!

We're still mourning over Rainbow City's good-bye, but there's still reason to be excited! Opening TODAY is the brand new roller rink designed by HWKN in partnership with the High Line…

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Talk To Me Exhibit at MoMA Examines Communication Between People & Objects

Talk To Me Exhibit at MoMA Examines Communication Between People & Objects

Antonelli, working with curatorial assistant Kate Carmody, divided the exhibit into six categories: objects, bodies, life, city, worlds, and double entendre. The designs emphasize our…

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NYC’s East River May Get Tidal Power Plant

NYC’s East River May Get Tidal Power Plant

Wind and solar power dominate the renewable energy conversation, but tidal power could soon play a much larger role. On Monday, the New York based company Verdant Power filed the…

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Parsons Design Workshop Transforms Highbridge Park Pool With Eco-Friendly Splash House Pavilion

Parsons Design Workshop Transforms Highbridge Park Pool With Eco-Friendly Splash House Pavilion

The Highbridge Pool and Rec Center is located in Highbridge Park in Upper Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. The pool is always packed in the summer months, and the center…

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Brooklyn's Shipping Container Dekalb Market Opens Today!

Brooklyn's Shipping Container Dekalb Market Opens Today!

Dekalb Market is a joint venture of Urban Space (who has built similar shipping container markets elsewhere), and Youngwoo and Associates. It is the product of an immense amount of…

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Brooklyn Compost Company Vokashi Cleans Up Your Kitchen Waste

Brooklyn Compost Company Vokashi Cleans Up Your Kitchen Waste

Here at Inhabitat, we've long praised the environmental benefits of composting, but we understand that the thought of rotting food or a worm bin in your kitchen can be a turn-off. But…

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MANIfold Architects Cut Out Sections of a Brooklyn Brownstone to Flood It With Natural Light

MANIfold Architects Cut Out Sections of a Brooklyn Brownstone to Flood It With Natural Light

The primary goal was to achieve more natural light in the center of the brownstone and create a more immediate connection to the outdoors. The architects cut out sections of the…

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Celebrate NYC's Waterfront This Saturday at the 4th Annual City of Water Day Festival!

Celebrate NYC's Waterfront This Saturday at the 4th Annual City of Water Day Festival!

The festival will take place on Governors Island and Liberty State Park from 10am to 4pm, plus, there will be different activities happening in waterfront neighborhoods throughout the…

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LEED Platinum Seeking Battery Park Community Center Will Have a Musical Water Wall

LEED Platinum Seeking Battery Park Community Center Will Have a Musical Water Wall

The etched bar code on the curved arcade wall is a patterned interpretation of Schumacher's piece WATER. Perhaps not so coincidentally, from a distance, the etchings look like small…

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Architect Terri Chiao Brings the Outdoors In With A Cabin in a Loft in Brooklyn

Architect Terri Chiao Brings the Outdoors In With A Cabin in a Loft in Brooklyn

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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Storm King Art Center: A Summer Retreat for Artsy, Outdoorsy New Yorkers

Storm King Art Center: A Summer Retreat for Artsy, Outdoorsy New Yorkers

Located in Mountainville, NY, Storm King extends the idea of a sculpture garden to an entire landscape, beautifully celebrating the relationship between nature and art. Founded in 1960…

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EV Exhibit Comes to Central Park With Free Screening of 'Revenge of the Electric Car'

EV Exhibit Comes to Central Park With Free Screening of 'Revenge of the Electric Car'

We love electric cars. And we love Central Park. So you can imagine are delight when we discovered that next Tuesday evening, these very two things are coming together. On July 12,…

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Potential Design Unveiled for a New Essex Street Market in NYC's Lower East Side

Potential Design Unveiled for a New Essex Street Market in NYC's Lower East Side

As many of our faithful readers know, Inhabitat's office is located in New York's Lower East Side -- and we wouldn't have it any other way. The neighborhood is chock-full of tasty vegan…

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NYC Dept. of Transportation Says 'No' to Central Park Car Ban

NYC Dept. of Transportation Says 'No' to Central Park Car Ban

The fight for a ban on cars in Central Park has been a back and forth debate between Manhattan Community Boards and the Department of Transportation, but it's looking like arguments for…

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ArtBloc: A Mobile Art Space Made From Two Shipping Containers

ArtBloc: A Mobile Art Space Made From Two Shipping Containers

Any Inhabitat reader knows that we are huge fans of shipping container construction. The prefab building blocks can be used to create just about any structure, from radio stations and…

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Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space

Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space

Tenth Acre Farms was started in 2009 by three guys -- Jordan Hall, Bennett Wilson, and Adam Wilson --who work part-time for CollegeHumor.com, all of whom grew up with farming families.…

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LEED-Seeking Theater for a New Audience Breaks Ground on Dramatic Black Box Building in Brooklyn

LEED-Seeking Theater for a New Audience Breaks Ground on Dramatic Black Box Building in Brooklyn

Brooklyn's budding cultural district will soon raise the curtain on a new classic theater. Just Last Friday, construction started on the Theater for a New Audience, a Hugh Hardy…

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Community Boards Vote Unanimously in Favor of Central Park Car Ban

Community Boards Vote Unanimously in Favor of Central Park Car Ban

Despite Mayor Bloomberg's resistance to banning cars from Central Park, the Community Boards surrounding the park are all in favor of implementing a trial ban this summer. Just…

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Architect Daniel Libeskind to Receive AIA New York Medal of Honor Tonight

Architect Daniel Libeskind to Receive AIA New York Medal of Honor Tonight

Architect Daniel Libeskind, known best for his plans for rebuilding the World Trade Center and revitalizing Lower Manhattan, will be awarded the 2011 AIA New York Medal of Honor tonight…

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NYC Solar Map: Two-Thirds of City Rooftops are Suitable for Solar Panels

NYC Solar Map: Two-Thirds of City Rooftops are Suitable for Solar Panels

Gotham City? How about Solar City? Thanks to a brand new, highly detailed scientific map, New York City could see a massive increase in rooftop solar panels. In fact, NYC could more…

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Interboro Partners' 'Holding Pattern' Installation at MoMA PS1 is Underway!

Interboro Partners' 'Holding Pattern' Installation at MoMA PS1 is Underway!

“Holding Pattern” features a twisted canopy of rope that stretches from the main PS1 building to each side of the courtyard through one large and continuous structure. Under the…

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Section 2 of New York City's High Line Park Opening Wednesday, June 8!

Section 2 of New York City's High Line Park Opening Wednesday, June 8!

For those who think Section 2 will be a carbon copy of Section 1, think again. Corner told the Times that the new extension has its own distinct identity and unique sections that set it…

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NYC's Freshkills Park Chosen as Site of 2012 Land Art Generator Initative

NYC's Freshkills Park Chosen as Site of 2012 Land Art Generator Initative

Staten Island's Freshkills Park has just been chosen as the site for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative, an exciting competition that will create a stunning piece of public art that…

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