Jessica Bryce Young, Orlando Weekly

Jessica Bryce Young

Orlando Weekly

Orlando, FL, United States

Contact Jessica

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Orlando Weekly

Past articles by Jessica:

Election 2020: Democrat Carlos Guillermo Smith has won re-election in Florida House District 49

Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando) has successfully defended his Florida House District 49 seat with 62 percent of the vote. The two-term state representative is the first openly gay Latino to be elected to the state House, and is a popular progressive voice in the Legislature. → Read More

E. coli outbreaks in 15 states mean you probably shouldn't be eating romaine lettuce

Mother Nature makes a mockery of your 2018 salad resolutions → Read More

119 judges, prosecutors and law professors sign letter questioning Scott's removal of Ayala from death penalty case

More than 100 legal experts issued a letter today expressing concern with Gov. Rick Scott's removal of state's attorney Aramis Ayala from the Markeith Loyd case. Ayala said she would not pursue the death penalty, a stance with which the governor disagreed. → Read More

Amazon Prime Now two-hour delivery available in Orlando as of today

Next-day delivery? Blah, so tired. As of today in Orlando, Amazon Prime Now will bring you the goods within two hours. Yep, you can get... → Read More

4 Rivers Smokehouse will deliver to downtown locations starting Wednesday

If you don't live or work downtown, maybe just don't read this 'cuz you might get jealous.* OK, for those of us who spend significant... → Read More

It’s slime time: Rapper Young Thug returns to Orlando

Dateline: Austin, Texas. During the 2016 South by Southwest festival, at the height of the music industry insanity, a funeral procession cuts down the middle... → Read More

Could there be a better cocktail to remix for Derby Day than the mint julep? We say thee neigh.

Writing about cocktails in May is always a toss-up, what with its two strongly drinking-associated "holidays" – Cinco de Mayo margaritas or Kentucky Derby mint... → Read More

20 Orlando tacos you need to try ASAP

This is a wonderful time to eat tacos in Orlando – partly because we have so many options, and partly because we're able to embrace... → Read More

Snap Downtown’s second opening is sexy, brash and playful – but not lightweight

For the second opening at Snap's downtown satellite galleries, Patrick and Holly Kahn didn't lean out. In the gallery spaces sited on the ground floor... → Read More

New season of Eddie Huang's show 'Huang's World' premieres tonight on Viceland

Hometown son Eddie Huang's show Huang's World, long a web viewing staple, premieres tonight (April 28) on Viceland, Vice's new cable channel. (We've written about... → Read More

We make like Alsace-Lorraine and blend German and French influences to remix the Spritz

While "spritz" is a generic name for a type of cocktail – a bitter aperitif plus wine plus carbonation – the Aperol Spritz has come... → Read More

10 under $10: Ten more Orlando spots to get lunch on the cheap

Orlando abounds in fantastic cheap eats – welcome to our monthly roundup of places to get lunch for less than $10. If you’ve got a... → Read More

Are Will Cotton’s sugar-coated dream girls just eye candy, or something deeper?

Depicting women as edibles is a dicey proposition, no matter how beautifully they're painted. Will Cotton's stock in trade – young, beautiful, near-naked women draped... → Read More

Today is the first Food Truck Friday at the Dr. Phillips Center

Welcome to summertime lunching in the CBD. → Read More

Artisan’s Table’s house-made pastrami sandwich is one of our favorite new tastes in town

Pastrami is one of those foods that inspires rabid debate – should it be lean or fatty? Sliced thick or thin? Served with cheese or... → Read More

Why your progressive female friends, family and partners may be with Hillz instead of feeling the Bern

First things first: This is not an endorsement. Consider it more of a relationship guide – this presidential primary, like both Obama campaigns, has exposed... → Read More

East End Market now open Mondays, and open later on Friday and Saturday nights

Best news: East End Market is now open on Monday! Also, they've extended Friday and Saturday hours, now closing at 9 p.m. Starting tonight, you'll... → Read More

Get Dixie Longate's favorite Jell-O shot recipes here

Dixie Longate, the South's sassiest Tupperware lady, visits the Dr. Phillips Center this week in Dixie's Tupperware Party (see show info below). You can read our... → Read More

‘Spy’ magazine is back in (conversational) circulation

If you've wondered why some 40-somethings of your acquaintance have been referring to Donald Trump as a "short-fingered vulgarian" or "America's Cheapest Zillionaire" since the... → Read More

Our fresh take on the Gimlet staves off both scurvy and sobriety

This month's Remix is best accessorized with a shoulder-clawing parrot, or maybe just a striped T-shirt: Some say the Gimlet was named for British Royal... → Read More