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.
2 months ago | Politics
Yesterday afternoon, Wall Street Journal politics reporter Tarini Parti was the first to announce that Wayne Messam — the mayor of Miramar, in Broward County — had raised just $5 this quarter for his incredibly long-shot bid for the 2020 presidency.
3 months ago | Broward News
Overnight, Hurricane Dorian has barely moved as it continues its assault on the Bahamas. Today the U.S. Coast Guard announced it will begin search-and-rescue missions in the Abacos. After confirming at least five dead so far, Bahamian officials re...
3 months ago | Severe Weather
We've all been there: You get to Publix after a long shift at work, days before a hurricane is projected to mess up your entire weekend. The shelves are picked clean, with just a few lone bottles of Topo Chico and a single can of tuna left for gra...
4 months 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 ...
4 months 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...
5 months 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.