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.
7 hours ago | Real Estate
Each time a new retailer began accepting Bitcoin as payment a few years ago, Mike Komaransky made a small purchase to signal his confidence in the digital currency.
5 days ago | Education
When you sign up to become a schoolteacher, no one hands you a book of names you shouldn't call your students. That's because most educators have good enough sense to know referring to their kids as terrorists is almost certainly a bad idea. Unfor...
6 days ago | News
Before Esteban Santiago unpacked a gun from his checked baggage at the Fort Lauderdale airport, filled it with ammo, and then gunned down dozens of innocent people in January, no one from Delta Airlines, the airport, or the Broward Sheriff's Offic...
9 days ago | News
The posts began appearing in May. Spotted first on Instagram and later on Facebook, someone set up a handful of social media accounts criticizing the City of Coral Gables for its use of private security guards. In typical Coral Gables fashion, the...
13 days ago | News
In mid-May, Michigan lawyer Michael Morse was served with a $10 million sexual assault lawsuit from a woman who said he grabbed her breasts during a photo op. Nine days later, another woman came forward with similar accusations. Since then, three ...
19 days ago | News
For four years, Delia Kennedy worked as a grants administrator for the city of Opa-locka, taking home an annual salary of $60,000. Over the course of her tenure with the city, Kennedy helped bring in nearly $60 million in governmental grants. But ...