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
Whitney Museum Breaks Ground on New LEED Seeking High Line Building Designed by Renzo Piano

Whitney Museum Breaks Ground on New LEED Seeking High Line Building Designed by Renzo Piano

Specific green design details of the new structure are sparse at this point, but Piano is well-known for his brilliant sustainable architecture, like The New York Times building on…

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Brooklynites Create CSA Compost Bike Trailer to Transport Fresh Produce & Collect Food Waste

Brooklynites Create CSA Compost Bike Trailer to Transport Fresh Produce & Collect Food Waste

Participating in a neighborhood CSA and composting pretty much go hand-in-hand, considering the organic food scraps you get from your produce. But for many of us, making the weekly CSA…

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Times Square Element Hotel Launches Holton Farms CSA to Offer Guests Fresh Local Produce

Times Square Element Hotel Launches Holton Farms CSA to Offer Guests Fresh Local Produce

Element celebrated the new partnership with Holton by hosting a tasting event for guests to try the farm's offerings. Not only does Holton grow more than 100 different types of organic…

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Smoking is Now Illegal in New York City Parks and Beaches

Smoking is Now Illegal in New York City Parks and Beaches

As of today, all public parks, plazas, beaches, and green spaces in New York City are smoke free. The city's controversial smoking ban officially takes effect today, meaning that…

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New York City Wants to Fast Track Wind Power Installations in Freshkills Park

New York City Wants to Fast Track Wind Power Installations in Freshkills Park

We've been covering the development of the massive Freshkills Park with great excitement, so you can imagine our delight when we learned that city officials want to fast track the…

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Rouge Tomate Restaurant in NYC Will Launch Solar-Powered Food Cart Outside Central Park

Rouge Tomate Restaurant in NYC Will Launch Solar-Powered Food Cart Outside Central Park

We just got word that the high-end, eco-friendly health food restaurant Rouge Tomate will be launching a green food cart just outside Central Park on June 15th. The cart, to be parked…

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Metropolitan Green: Solar Panel Clad Building Brings Bright Pops of Color to Williamsburg

Metropolitan Green: Solar Panel Clad Building Brings Bright Pops of Color to Williamsburg

For constructing the building, Helder used the most sustainable materials for every element, from the foundation to the roof. The building's most striking feature is the solar…

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The Best Green Designs from the NYU ITP 2011 Spring Student Show

The Best Green Designs from the NYU ITP 2011 Spring Student Show

One of the very first things that caught our attention was the Re-cyclelight designed by Becky Kazansky and Alexander Kozovski. The small bike light is powered by kinetic energy…

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New Skeleton Traffic Signs Aim to Frighten New Yorkers into Slowing Down

New Skeleton Traffic Signs Aim to Frighten New Yorkers into Slowing Down

Would you slow down for a skeleton? The NYC Department of Transportation believes you will. In an effort to slow down city traffic, the DOT is installing new traffic signs that flash…

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Artist Stacks Hundreds of Staples to Create Spectacular Model of New York City

Artist Stacks Hundreds of Staples to Create Spectacular Model of New York City

Stoler, a Tel Aviv artist, creates a variety of art, including clay sculptures, pencil drawings, and cartoons, but her talent to transform staples is by far the most intriguing. Not…

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Last Chance to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-iPad Case from Treegloo!

Last Chance to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-iPad Case from Treegloo!

To celebrate the official launch of InhabitatNYC, we're giving one lucky reader an iPad 2 and an awesome eco-friendly iPad case from Treegloo!

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Taking the Subway Saves New Yorkers $14K Every Year

Taking the Subway Saves New Yorkers $14K Every Year

If you regularly take the subway, take a moment to pat yourself on the back. Not only are you helping the environment, but you're also helping your wallet. A new study released by the…

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BMW Guggenheim Lab to Transform Abandoned East Village Lot into a Vibrant Pop Up Art Space

BMW Guggenheim Lab to Transform Abandoned East Village Lot into a Vibrant Pop Up Art Space

Maria Nicano, the assistant curator of the Guggenheim, describes the lab as "an urban think-tank, community center, and a gathering space." Each city's lab will have a distinct theme…

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What is a Sustainable City? Four Influential Green Mayors Discuss During the Festival of Ideas

What is a Sustainable City? Four Influential Green Mayors Discuss During the Festival of Ideas

It's a question we think about a lot here at Inhabitat: what is a sustainable city? Is it LEED certified buildings? Efficient public transportation? An abundance of green space? This…

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PHOTOS: The Festival of Ideas StreetFest Takes Over Downtown Manhattan

PHOTOS: The Festival of Ideas StreetFest Takes Over Downtown Manhattan

From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. yesterday, May 7th, the StreetFest transformed the Bowery and the Lower East Side into a dynamic green hub abuzz with activity. Tents lined the Bowery, from…

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Festival of Ideas in Downtown Manhattan Happening Now!

Festival of Ideas in Downtown Manhattan Happening Now!

From May 4-8, Downtown Manhattan will host the Festival of Ideas for the New City.

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The Hester Street Fair Returns to New York's Lower East Side on May 7th!

The Hester Street Fair Returns to New York's Lower East Side on May 7th!

Mark your calendars, New Yorkers! The Hester Street Fair is BACK!

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Help Build Burble Bup, an Eco-Friendly Pavilion on Governor's Island in NYC!

Help Build Burble Bup, an Eco-Friendly Pavilion on Governor's Island in NYC!

Want to help construct a green building? Now's your chance! The designers and architects of Burble Bup, the winning design for the pavilion for the FIGMENT arts festival on Governor's…

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All 59 Community Districts in NYC To Get Pedestrian Plazas like Times Square

All 59 Community Districts in NYC To Get Pedestrian Plazas like Times Square

It's no secret that the NYC Department of Transportation wants to make the Big Apple more pedestrian and bike friendly, but the department's plans go way beyond pop-up plazas and bike…

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War Craft Collection: Uhuru Design Upcycles Battleship Wood into Beautiful Furniture

War Craft Collection: Uhuru Design Upcycles Battleship Wood into Beautiful Furniture

There's little that we like more than awesome eco-friendly products made by local designers right here in New York City, so you can imagine our delight when we discovered the War Craft…

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BREAKING NEWS: Nissan NV200 Minivan is New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow

BREAKING NEWS: Nissan NV200 Minivan is New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow

It's official. New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow is a minivan. In what has become a rather controversial competition, the Taxi and Limousine Commission has just announced that it chose…

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New York City TLC Rejects Turkish Taxi of Tomorrow, Despite Popularity & Promise of Local Jobs

New York City TLC Rejects Turkish Taxi of Tomorrow, Despite Popularity & Promise of Local Jobs

Just yesterday, we reported that one of the finalists for New York's Taxi of Tomorrow, the V1 model by Turkish automaker Karsan, would be built in Brooklyn, creating up to 800 local…

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The First American Freitag Boutique is Opening in NYC This Thursday, May 5!

The First American Freitag Boutique is Opening in NYC This Thursday, May 5!

The sustainable Swiss handbag company Freitag, which makes amazing eco-friendly bags from recycled truck tarps, is opening its first American store at 1 Prince Street this Thursday, May…

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New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow Could Be Made in Brooklyn

New York City's Taxi of Tomorrow Could Be Made in Brooklyn

We've been following the progress of New York City's "Taxi of Tomorrow" since Mayor Bloomberg announced the competition for a new more eco-friendly cab back in December 2009. We were…

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PHOTOS: Inside the Hearst Tower, New York City's First LEED Gold Skyscraper

PHOTOS: Inside the Hearst Tower, New York City's First LEED Gold Skyscraper

Inhabitat recently got a private tour of the Hearst Tower! Completed in 2006, the tower was the first building in New York City to receive LEED Gold certification.

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