Blindsided: The True Story of One Man’s Crusade Against Chemical Giant DuPont for a Boy with No Eyes

  James (Jim) L. Ferraro is a Miami-based leading environmental attorney, the founder of The Ferraro Law Firm in Miami, Florida in 1985, and one of two founding partners of Kelley & Ferraro LLP in Cleveland, Ohio in 1997. But he is best known for representing thousands of blue-collar workers in cases against major chemical companies--and winning. Jim's book, Blindsided, which details his...

Seasons 52 Fresh-Grill by Ray Raposo

We love Miami Spice and visit numerous restaurants around town during the August to September promotion every year. Four of us visited Seasons 52 Fresh-Grill on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables on a Saturday night to try out their version of Miami’s cuisine showcase. Seasons 52, if you aren’t familiar with it, features a reasonably priced Menu change four times a year to reflect the “Season” of year we're are...

Miami Dade College to Help Displaced College Students from Puerto Rico

Miami, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Miami Dade College (MDC) will help displaced college students from Puerto Rico by offering them in-state tuition.  After the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, access to in-state tuition will ease the burden for Puerto Rican families during their recovery.  In addition, other services for displaced hurricanes victims will be announced soon.   For more information about assistance to students from Puerto Rico, please...

City of Coral Gables issues citation to FPL for failure to provide full restoration of power

The City of Coral Gables issued on September 18 a citation and citation addendum to Florida Power & Light (FPL), after it sent a cease and desist letter to FPL on September 15, 2017. Although FPL has complied with the order to remove power lines from fallen trees blocking streets, FPL has not complied with the remainder of the...

Veritext and The American Red Cross unite for donations to Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

Over the last week, we have all become aware of Hurricane Harvey’s severe impact on the people of Texas and Louisiana and the reality that the many people in the region will continue to need assistance for a long period of time. The American Red Cross is already on the ground there and working around the clock to provide safe...