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.
9 days ago | News
Last month, Miami Beach's internal auditing department completed a report vetting the city's two major towing companies: Beach Towing and Tremont. The audit should be of great interest to residents and visitors, because the local towing industry h...
11 days ago | Business
This past Saturday night, business owners, politicians, and socialites rubbed elbows at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's 97th-annual gala. The Dr. Seuss-themed shindig included a handful of performers dressed as iconic characters such as the ...
13 days ago | Politics
Almost immediately, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called for Hill to apologize. But instead of simply admitting he'd callously made light of anti-gay violence, Hill dug his heels in and repeatedly refused to say he was sorry.
16 days ago | Police
Seconds after Katel took out his camera to start shooting — before he could even take a single picture — he says a Miami Police Department officer began yelling and coming toward him. After a short interaction, Katel says the officer put him in ha...
18 days ago | Art
Ahead of this year's Memorial Day weekend, Miami Beach recruited local artists of color to put together a series of exhibits specifically for black visitors in an attempt to reframe the Memorial Day narrative.