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.
6 days ago | Crime
For over three decades, the coral rock house at 900 Collins Ave. was a medical office run by Edward Roth, one of the first Jewish doctors in Miami Beach. Over the weekend, drawings of swastikas were found on the home.
7 days ago | Sex & Dating
Each year, spring break brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to Miami Beach — but those tourism dollars come with a cost. Drunk bros throw punches, twerkers stop traffic for miles, and sometimes a random stampede breaks out.
13 days ago | Crime
In 2016, North Miami real estate broker Anis Blemur ran to replace State Sen. Gwen Margolis in Florida's 38th District. He did this despite having an incredibly checkered background of financial mismanagement, including allegations that he defraud...
14 days ago | Crime
Conditions at the Opa-locka Police Department are so bad the city can barely keep its officers employed. After a debilitating citywide budget cut of 20 percent, ten police positions were eliminated and every officer on the payroll took a 10 percen...
15 days ago | Environmental
A new poop leak is just the latest example of how Miami has destroyed Biscayne Bay.
20 days ago | Real Estate
Patricia Vieira had always dreamed of owning a boutique puppy shop. So after finding a storefront on Jefferson Avenue in Miami Beach this past January, she signed a 13-month lease with a $3,500 monthly rent, submitted her business license applicat...