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
A Turkey-Shaped Urban Farm Takes Root in Battery Park, New York

A Turkey-Shaped Urban Farm Takes Root in Battery Park, New York

A new urban garden is being planted in Battery Park, and it's taking the shape of the neighborhood's most famous resident.

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Brooklyn's Prospect Park West Bike Lane Sparks Fierce Local Debate

Brooklyn's Prospect Park West Bike Lane Sparks Fierce Local Debate

The debate over the Prospect Park West bike lane has erupted into a full-blown legal battle that will be decided in court.

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National Geographic Documentarian Launches

National Geographic Documentarian Launches "The New York Wild Film Festival"

Nancy Rosenthal, a National Geographic documentary filmmaker, has launched The New York Wild Film Festival," a festival devoted entirely to environmental and nature-based films.

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UPDATE: Fields in Staten Island’s Freshkills Park are Not Sinking

UPDATE: Fields in Staten Island’s Freshkills Park are Not Sinking

Owl Hollow Fields in Freshkills Park are not sinking, but they still will not be ready for another two years.

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The Schermerhorn House in Brooklyn Receives 2011 AIA Housing Award

The Schermerhorn House in Brooklyn Receives 2011 AIA Housing Award

It's rare that an affordable housing project is recognized for its amenities or high quality of design, but The Schermerhorn House in Brooklyn has managed to do both.

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NYC's Historic Argonaut Building Achieves LEED Gold After Green Renovation

NYC's Historic Argonaut Building Achieves LEED Gold After Green Renovation

The stunning landmark neo-Gothic Argonaut Building at Broadway and 57th Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification.

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New York City is Past Due for an Earthquake

New York City is Past Due for an Earthquake

New York City seems an unlikely place for a major earthquake, but according to history, we're past due for a serious shake.

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ConEd Green Power Customers Reduced Carbon Emissions By 200,000 Tons in 2010

ConEd Green Power Customers Reduced Carbon Emissions By 200,000 Tons in 2010

ConEdision Solutions, New York City's main power company, recently announced that its renewable energy program cut fossil fuel consumption in 2010 by an amount equivalent to 380,000…

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Finalists Chosen For Manhattan Bike Share Program

Finalists Chosen For Manhattan Bike Share Program

The city has reportedly chosen the finalists in the running to create New York City's first bike share program, set to start this summer.

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Bloomberg Calls for a Greater, Greener NYC Waterfront with Vision 2020

Bloomberg Calls for a Greater, Greener NYC Waterfront with Vision 2020

With Vision 2020, Mayor Bloomberg plans to revitalize and restore New York City's waterways and shorelines.

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A Bike Share Program is Coming to Brooklyn!

A Bike Share Program is Coming to Brooklyn!

Downtown Brooklyn may soon be home to the borough's first bike share program.

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New York Artist Olek Crochets an Entire Apartment

New York Artist Olek Crochets an Entire Apartment

New York's favorite knitter, Olek, invites you to her crocheted apartment.

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Eco Eatery in Brooklyn Will Use Green Materials to Build NYC's First Pop-Up Cafe

Eco Eatery in Brooklyn Will Use Green Materials to Build NYC's First Pop-Up Cafe

Green eatery Ecopolis Cafe will get New York's first pop up cafe this spring.

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Pop-Up Cafes in NYC to Take Over Traffic Lanes, Create Pedestrian Plazas

Pop-Up Cafes in NYC to Take Over Traffic Lanes, Create Pedestrian Plazas

New York City's DOT approved plans for 12 pop-up cafes to take over traffic lanes and create pedestrian plazas.

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Staten Island's Freshkills Park Could Be Delayed Due to Sinking Fields

Staten Island's Freshkills Park Could Be Delayed Due to Sinking Fields

A sinking foundation could delay the opening of the first segment of Freshkills Park in Staten Island.

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"The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn" at the Museum of the City of New York

Inhabitat readers can enjoy a members' discount to tomorrow night's panel discussion "The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn" at the Museum of the City of New York.

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EPA to NYC: 10-Year Removal Timeline for PCB Leaking Light Fixtures is Too Long

EPA to NYC: 10-Year Removal Timeline for PCB Leaking Light Fixtures is Too Long

The EPA is pushing New York City to create a faster timeline for removing PCB tainted light fixtures from the city's schools.

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Record Number of New Yorkers Greening Their Homes With Help From NYSERDA

Record Number of New Yorkers Greening Their Homes With Help From NYSERDA

NYSERDA reports that a record number of New Yorkers have greened their homes over the last two months, thanks to the Green Jobs/Green NY program.

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Shipping Container Market by Urban Space Management Coming to Downtown Brooklyn

Shipping Container Market by Urban Space Management Coming to Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn's City Point development will soon be home to Dekalb Market, a flea market housed in shipping containers.

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Neil Denari's HL23 Luxury Building Set to Open With Section 2 of the High Line

Neil Denari's HL23 Luxury Building Set to Open With Section 2 of the High Line

The opening of green luxury building HL23, designed by Neil Denari Architects, will coincide with the opening of Section 2 of the High Line.

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Tenants Moving Into Pre-Built Green Office Space in the Empire State Building

Tenants Moving Into Pre-Built Green Office Space in the Empire State Building

W&H Properties is renting pre-built green office space in the Empire State Building that is ready for LEED for Commercial Interiors certification.

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New York Senate Confirms Joseph Martens as Environmental Chief

New York Senate Confirms Joseph Martens as Environmental Chief

The New York Senate has confirmed Joseph Martens at NY's commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

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SOM Redesigns NYC's Penn Station to Include Light-Filled Moynihan Station

SOM Redesigns NYC's Penn Station to Include Light-Filled Moynihan Station

The redevelopment of the Farley Post Office building into the new Moynihan Station will restore an important historical building in Midtown Manhattan while expanding and improving Penn…

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NYC Launches

NYC Launches "Green House" Program to Help Owners Green Apartment Buildings

NYC Green House is an educational program to help apartment building owners green their properties.

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Brooklyn Cleans Up Trash With Big Belly Solar Powered Cans

Brooklyn Cleans Up Trash With Big Belly Solar Powered Cans

Two Brooklyn Business Improvement Districts bring 26 Big Belly solar-powered trash cans to the borough.

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