Jerry Iannelli is a staff writer for Miami New Times. He graduated with honors from Temple University. He then earned a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. He moved to South Florida in 2015.
1 day ago | Crime
Payday lenders are already some of the worst people on Planet Earth. They lend money to the poor and desperate at loan-shark-level interest rates and essentially trap people in debt for ungodly long periods of time. The industry also donates heavi...
2 days ago | Real Estate
Many of the land developers gentrifying portions of central Miami are already fairly annoying. For example, Bob Zangrillo, one of the major investors in the controversial Magic City Innovation District in Little Haiti, is a Burning Man attendee wh...
3 days ago | Politics
To make something of a severe understatement, many questions remain in the wake of accused sex trafficker and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's suicide last weekend. For Miamians, one particular question has gone unanswered: Why did the billionaire's bl...
3 days ago | News
Miami has long been a wildly unequal place. It's a city where wages don't come close to keeping up with local rent costs, a place where a staggering number of millennials still live with their parents, and a town where hospitality and tourism work...
4 days ago | Politics
Florida has always been a stomping ground for whackjobs, but the state's political climate seems to be attracting a particularly diseased group of people as of late. Roger Stone already lives here. The disgraced alt-right personality Milo Yiannopo...
6 days ago | Lists
Protecting your private data in 2019 is a struggle, to say the least. Even something as innocuous as an app that makes your face look old might secretly store all of your photos and create a database of faces in a Russian basement somewhere.