Nicole Jewell

 

Currently living in Madrid, Nicole works as a design writer and Spanish translator. When possible, she enjoys traveling around the Iberian Peninsula exploring Spain's rich blend of historic and modern architecture. Her articles and photos have been published in various trade publications and websites. You can reach her at Nicole Jewell.com.

New Pokémon Go tour at Met museum lets you catch 'em all while admiring priceless art

New Pokémon Go tour at Met museum lets you catch 'em all while admiring priceless art

"We were seeing people playing PokémonGO in the museum (and playing it ourselves — one of our guides is the current gym leader at the Met), and it's awesome the game is getting…

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"Bleeding" veggie burger to debut today at David Chang's Momofuku Nishi

Related: National Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival Serves Up Vegetarian Alternative Wings for First Time Ever Via Grub Street Images via Momofuku Tumbler and Twitter…

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Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

Related: + City Reliquary Community Museum Via Gothamist Mutant bikes, williamsburg,

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Brooklyn's largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

Brooklyn's largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

The Red Hook Houses District Energy System “NYCHA believes that the distributed energy component of this project has the potential to be a self-sustaining enterprise, and the…

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Swale floating food forest to launch this weekend by giving away free food

Swale floating food forest to launch this weekend by giving away free food

Related: NYC’s first floating food forest to hit the Hudson River this summer Via AM New York Images via Biome Arts Swale Food Forest

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Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Related: Breaking Ground’s Park House to provide sustainable housing for 248 low-income families in the Bronx + COOKFOX Architects + Breaking Ground

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Snag a studio for as low as $548 a month through the housing lottery at this sustainable building in BK

Snag a studio for as low as $548 a month through the housing lottery at this sustainable building in BK

Related: + Pacific Park Brooklyn + COOKFOX Architects Images via COOKFOX Architects COOKFOX architects, 535 Carlton, nyc architecture, nyc condos, Vanderbilt condos,…

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The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

Related: Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Elevated Governors Island Park Made of Recycled Materials + The Hils Via DNAinfo the hills, governors island overhall,…

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First known case of Zika transmission from woman to man reported in NYC

First known case of Zika transmission from woman to man reported in NYC

Related: Long Island welcomes bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour to fight Zika Via Mashable zika, zika control, zika new york, zika nyc, long island mosquito, mosquito…

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Take a ride on Neil Young's 'Earth Train' this month

Take a ride on Neil Young's 'Earth Train' this month

Related: Eye-tricking “windows” at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park + Neil Young Earth

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Disturbing 'Trump Hair Hut' spotted on the streets of Red Hook

Disturbing 'Trump Hair Hut' spotted on the streets of Red Hook

“I think we bought every hula skirt we could find on Amazon.com,” Noonan said. "A lot of people like to touch it because it's so…

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WXY Architects to convert former NJ shipyard into modern innovation hub

WXY Architects to convert former NJ shipyard into modern innovation hub

Related: WXY Architecture Reimagines Crumbling Pier 40 as Usable Park Land for Residents to Enjoy + WXY Architecture + Urban Design WXY architecture + urban design, Kearny…

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Artist covers abandoned Rockaway building in a splash of fiery sunset colors

Artist covers abandoned Rockaway building in a splash of fiery sunset colors

Related: Plans Unveiled for ‘Stilt City’ Resilient Art Studio in Rockaway Park + Katharina Grosse Via Hyperallergic Rockaways art, Rockaways art exhibition, art…

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Etsy's new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Etsy's new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Related: Via Huffington Post Etsy’s new headquarters in Brooklyn, Living Building Challenge, Forest Stewardship Council wood, well-managed forests, green building, sustainable…

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First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

“People in the neighborhood were really receptive,” said Leslie Wright, the regional director of state parks in New York City, who cut the ribbon on the new pooch playground on…

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Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Related: James Corner Field Operations’ Muscota Marsh Restoration Will Help Clean the Harlem River + 50 West 23rd Street + James Corner Field Operations James Corner…

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Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Related: Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup Via DNAinfo Prospect Park, goats, Prospect Park Alliance, Prospect Park goats,…

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LEED-seeking Ford Amphitheater opens on Coney Island Boardwalk

LEED-seeking Ford Amphitheater opens on Coney Island Boardwalk

Related: Sections of the Coney Island Boardwalk to be Replaced With Concrete and Plastic “We’re continuing to invest in Coney Island as both a dynamic residential community…

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This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

Related: "The Fulton Center's LEED certification demonstrates tremendous green building leadership," says Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. "The urgency of USGBC's…

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Anthony Bourdain's Pier 57 food market gets postponed until 2019

Anthony Bourdain's Pier 57 food market gets postponed until 2019

Related: Anthony Bourdain reveals plans for NYC’s largest food market at Pier 57 + Bordain Market Via Curbed NY Images via Anthony Bordain and Bordain Market Facebook…

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NYC breaks ground on new resilient Rockaway housing development

NYC breaks ground on new resilient Rockaway housing development

“Many of us still remember the weeks of cold and darkness after Sandy – including thousands of NYCHA residents. People across all five boroughs are still feeling the impact today.…

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