Jessica Lipscomb is a staff writer for 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.
14 hours ago | Real Estate
After moving from Manhattan to Fort Lauderdale last month, Stephen Dietz and his wife were excited to snag a two-bedroom apartment in the 30-story Amaray Las Olas, a new luxury tower said to be one of the most expensive apartment buildings ever bu...
16 hours ago | News
When North Miami residents received their power bills earlier this month, their statements came with a welcome surprise: Florida Power & Light was issuing a special credit to all households within city limits. It turns out the utility company has ...
5 days ago | News
On Labor Day weekend 1935, a massive Category 5 storm rocked Florida, killing more than 400 people. Residents of the tiny, five-acre Pigeon Key a few miles west of Marathon fled just before their homes were hit with 200 mph winds and a storm surge...
11 days ago | Environmental
After reading New Times' story about the Overtown soil contamination — and the failure to inform residents about it — Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey Edmonson is sponsoring an ordinance that would force property owners to post a notice of environme...
12 days ago | News
In 2015, the Miami Marlins were ready to "live in the lap of luxury" after the team contracted with a swanky private jet company that promised to whisk players away on a Boeing 767-200 with couches, a massage table, and a premium open bar.
15 days ago | News
At this stage in the game, any talk of Amazon setting up shop in a particular city is purely speculative. But the search for a new headquarters has already set off fears of gentrification and displacement of residents in Overtown, one of Miami's h...