Jessica Lipscomb is news editor of Miami New Times and an enthusiastic Florida Woman. Born and raised in Orlando, she has been a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.
6 days ago | Crime
Every summer, people of the Jewish faith commemorate the day of Tisha B'Av by fasting and mourning. The date memorializes the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem centuries ago. In modern times, Tisha B'Av has become an annual ...
18 days ago | Marijuana
For years, Floridians have watched from the sidelines as states such as Colorado, California, and even Michigan have legalized recreational marijuana. But with activists pushing to get recreational weed on the 2020 ballot in Florida, the possibili...
26 days ago | Broward News
Nearly two months into the 2019 hurricane season, only two named storms have emerged: Subtropical Storm Andrea and Tropical Storm Barry. Today a smaller, unnamed weather system is moving along the coast of Florida.
1 month ago | Animal Planet
If you've lived in Florida long enough, you know neon-green iguanas are just part of the scenery — no different from an anti-abortion billboard or an O.J. Simpson sighting. But green iguanas are actually an invasive species. Earlier this month, st...
2 months ago | Health
Summer officially began less than a week ago, but temperatures in South Florida are already somewhere between oppressively smothering and absolutely boiling. Yesterday, the high reached 98 degrees, a record for Miami for that date.
2 months ago | Politics
June 26 and 27, a whopping 20 Democratic candidates for president will take the stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts just north of downtown Miami in the first debates of the 2020 election cycle. They will bicker, slam Donald ...