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
Public Art Pops Up on Bowery Gates for the Festival of Ideas in NYC

Public Art Pops Up on Bowery Gates for the Festival of Ideas in NYC

We're basically jumping out of our skin waiting for the start of the Festival of Ideas, so we were super excited to learn that public art for the event is already popping up! As part of…

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Brooklyn IKEA Fires Up 1,104 Rooftop Solar Panels

Brooklyn IKEA Fires Up 1,104 Rooftop Solar Panels

IKEA is working hard to green its big box operations. The furniture giant is building a wind farm to power 17 of its Swedish stores, and they've pledged to adhere to the Better Cotton…

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Ecouterre & Hessnatur's Exclusive Eco-Fashion Cocktail Event is TONIGHT!

Ecouterre & Hessnatur's Exclusive Eco-Fashion Cocktail Event is TONIGHT!

On Wednesday, April 27, Inhabitat's sister site, Ecouterre, and Hessnatur are hosting an excellent panel of sustainable fashion experts at Relative Space in the East Village and you're…

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EcoBizNYC to Award 6 Lower East Side Businesses with Sustainability Grants

EcoBizNYC to Award 6 Lower East Side Businesses with Sustainability Grants

EcoBizNYC has just announced that six local Lower East Side businesses will be receiving sustainability grants to help continue their green initiatives.

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Museum of the Moving Image Unveils Its Sexy New Look After 3-Year Green Renovation

Museum of the Moving Image Unveils Its Sexy New Look After 3-Year Green Renovation

The Museum of the Moving Image just unveiled its sleek and sexy new green look after a total renovation by Leeser Architecture.

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Burble Bup: A Playful Green Pavilion for Governor's Island Designed by Bittertang

Burble Bup: A Playful Green Pavilion for Governor's Island Designed by Bittertang

Bittertang designed Burble Bup, a whimsical, eco-friendly pavilion that will host performances all summer long on Governor's Island.

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Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal is First East Coast Port to Adopt Electric Charging

Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal is First East Coast Port to Adopt Electric Charging

After two years of negotiations, the Bloomberg administration has announced that cruise ships at the Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal will now shut down their engines and plug into a giant…

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New York's Capital District Launches Hybrid Bus Line With Sustainably Built Shelters

New York's Capital District Launches Hybrid Bus Line With Sustainably Built Shelters

The Capital District Transportation Authority has launched BusPlus, a new, limited stop bus line featuring hybrid buses and eco-friendly bus shelters by Duo Gard.

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NYC Municipal Art Society Launches Project to Show How Historic Buildings Can Improve Efficiency

NYC Municipal Art Society Launches Project to Show How Historic Buildings Can Improve Efficiency

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission announced that they will be working with the Municipal Art Society to show that greening a historic property can be completed without changes…

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 New Report Shows that Times Square Pedestrian Plazas in NYC Improved Our Air Quality

New Report Shows that Times Square Pedestrian Plazas in NYC Improved Our Air Quality

Pedestrian plazas, specifically those in Times Square, are majorly improving New York City's air quality.

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Affordable Housing in The Bronx Goes Green at Via Verde by Grimshaw Architects

Affordable Housing in The Bronx Goes Green at Via Verde by Grimshaw Architects

Grimshaw Architects is currently building Via Verde, an 18-story mixed-income development that is taking solar power innovation to the next level.

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ReVision Lounge: A Quirky Cocktail Bar and Gallery Designed Entirely With Recycled Materials

ReVision Lounge: A Quirky Cocktail Bar and Gallery Designed Entirely With Recycled Materials

From the bar top to the bathroom floor, every thing you see in ReVision Lounge is living its second life.

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NYC Modifies Building Code to Require More Energy-Efficient Roofs

NYC Modifies Building Code to Require More Energy-Efficient Roofs

The NYC City Council approved three new green building codes, all of which call for more energy-efficient roofs.

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Architect Andrew Burdick Designs Solar & Wind Powered Lights for NYC Recreation Fields

Architect Andrew Burdick Designs Solar & Wind Powered Lights for NYC Recreation Fields

Andrew Burdick designed Smart Grid Athletic Lights, powered by the wind and sun, as a cost-effective solution for lighting recreation fields in New York City.

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New York Parents! Take Your Tots to the First Annual New Amsterdam Spring Fair this Saturday, April 9

New York Parents! Take Your Tots to the First Annual New Amsterdam Spring Fair this Saturday, April 9

The New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center is pleased to announce the First Annual Spring Fair.

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Municipal Arts Society Presents

Municipal Arts Society Presents "Shared Streets," A Panel on Making Bike Lanes Work in NYC

Whether it's the heated debate over the Prospect Park West Bike Lane or controversy over cyclists getting tickets in Central Park, bike lanes have been the talk of the town lately in…

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New York's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Could Reduce Fleet's Fuel Efficiency

New York's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Could Reduce Fleet's Fuel Efficiency

If New York moves forward with one of the three finalists from the 'Taxi of Tomorrow' competition, the fuel efficiency of the entire fleet could decrease.

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First Annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival is Today!

First Annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival is Today!

Mark your calendars! On April 3, the Altman Building will host the first annual New York City Vegetarian Food Festival, a long-overdue gathering of vegetarian food companies,…

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New York by Gehry’s Insanely Shiny Facade Sets Fire to Local Buildings

New York by Gehry’s Insanely Shiny Facade Sets Fire to Local Buildings

The highly reflective steel facade of New York by Gehry has caused several fires on the roofs of surrounding buildings.

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New York State's E-Waste Recycling Law Takes Effect Today

New York State's E-Waste Recycling Law Takes Effect Today

Signed into law last year, New York State's Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act takes effect today.

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Major NYC Property Manager to Give 450 Buildings Energy Report Cards

Major NYC Property Manager to Give 450 Buildings Energy Report Cards

FirstService Corporation, one of the world's largest residential and commercial property managers, has launched a special division to measure and rate their buildings' energy use.

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First Section of NYC's East River Waterfront Promenade Will Open in May

First Section of NYC's East River Waterfront Promenade Will Open in May

The first section of the highly anticipated East River Waterfront will open this May.

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Artist Stephen Shaheen Creates a Bench Using 5,000 Recycled MetroCards

Artist Stephen Shaheen Creates a Bench Using 5,000 Recycled MetroCards

Using 5000 recycled MetroCards, artist and designer Stephen Shaheen created a sturdy striped bench.

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Green Taxis Act: New York Lawmakers Introduce New Effort to Create Hybrid Taxi Fleet

Green Taxis Act: New York Lawmakers Introduce New Effort to Create Hybrid Taxi Fleet

The Green Taxis Act of 2011 calls for changing the federal law to allow cities to set their own efficiency standards for taxi cabs.

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NYC Local Law 84 Will Require Buildings to Benchmark Energy & Water Use

NYC Local Law 84 Will Require Buildings to Benchmark Energy & Water Use

New York City's Local Law 84 has the potential to transform how we understand our energy usage.

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