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REAL luxury – McCarver & Moser

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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Keeping Time With McCarver & Moser By Ed Bertha Photography by Chad Spencer Heading towards St. Armand’s Circle one cannot help but notice the two-story granite and glass structure that McCarver & Moser Jewelers calls home. Entering the store one’s senses are heightened by the reflections off the gleaming, shimmering works of art on display. Striking up a congenial conversation with founder Roland Moser and long time associate Kristin DeFrancisco we soon begin discussing Patek Philippe timepieces as functional works of art.

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Cover – John & Denise Saputo

Thursday, June 21, 2018

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John & Denise Saputo Gold Coast Eagle Distributing The King & Queen Of Beer For Charity Cover Photography By James Corwin Johnson The numbers just get bigger every year: 450 golf tournaments, 1,400 external events, 250 corporate events, 50 yacht excursions. ALL FOR CHARITY There’s no other business in the Sarasota/Manatee area, and beyond, impacting so many people’s lives, in so many ways. Meet the owner of Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, John Saputo. He’s a third-generation beer wholesaler. John was 8 years old when he first began is the beer business, working for his grandfather’s and father’s distributorship in Michigan, […]

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REAL Comedy – Interview With Steve Mittleman

Sunday, April 16, 2017

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Steve Mittleman Stand Up Comedy At Its Best Interview by Ed Bertha When LA’s Comedy Store hosted auditions for Steve Martin’s film ‘Roxanne’, dozens of great comics, Steve Mittleman included, faced a professional’s worst enemy, lack of time to prepare. The Store also had a limited number of spots for auditions. Steve stopped by anyway, someone cancelled, and he got the shot. After the auditions, the film’s producers asked for only one comedian they’d seen that evening. Before he knew it, Mittleman found himself hauling a fire hose around Canada playing the quirky fireman in Steve Martin’s hit film. Let’s […]

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Cover – Gail Coleman – Estetika Skin & Laser Specialists

Friday, June 3, 2016

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Gail Coleman Forever Young By Ed Bertha Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Layout by Christian Lunardi Meet Gail Coleman, the founder of Estetika Skin & Laser Specialists. Through her leadership and determination, Estetika is the only Black Diamond Thermage and Fraxel Provider in Milwaukee, WI and Sarasota, FL, the only CoolSculpting Center of Excellence and a Premier Crystal award winning CoolSculpting provider in Florida and Wisconsin. I ask Gail what makes Estetika different? “Experience, education and our safety record. We have performed more non-surgical facelifts (Thermage) and cryolypolysis (CoolSculpting) procedures than any provider in the Milwaukee or Sarasota markets,” she says […]

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Cover – Giovanni Lunardi – Giovanni Lunardi Photography

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Giovanni Lunardi’s View of the World By Richard F. Corrigan It is said that to understand a man’s life you have to walk in his shoes. You can’t, really. But for the first time, you will be allowed to look through another man’s eyes. This is an invitation to view something you have never before been allowed to experience. It’s not scary, but it may cause you to gasp. Your jaw may drop, and you may hear yourself utter words like, “Unbelievable! Amazing! Phenomenal! WOW!” There is not any one of your friends or acquaintances you are even close to […]

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REAL craftsmanship – DeVittori Custom Woodworks

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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DeVittori Custom Woodworks The Peak of Perfection By Lalaena Gonzalez-Figueroa With a surgeon’s precision he ensures that every cut is clean, every angle exact. Ryan DeVittori’s commitment to excellence is reflected in each project he handles, and has earned his company, DeVittori Custom Woodworks, a thriving customer base. He was just 23 years old when he launched his company, but Ryan had by then acquired a keen understanding of the needs of his industry’s most discriminating clientele. He had also established himself, early on, as a visionary and a go-getter for whom outstanding quality was a professional benchmark.

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Featured – Purmort & Martin – Insurance Excellence

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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Purmort & Martin The Value of Excellence By Lalaena Gonzalez-Figueroa A fixture within the communities of Sarasota and Manatee Counties, Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency is in the business of providing individuals and independent business owners with the information and professional consultation they require to protect their assets. But at its heart, the agency is so much more: it’s a locally-based group of highly qualified individuals committed to providing resources to the community they call home. A native of Sarasota, Jamie Purmort is a fourth-generation insurance professional. While he grew up in the business, he didn’t launch his career after […]

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Cover – Daniel Matusiak, Broker, Action Realty Of Sarasota

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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Daniel Matusiak – Action Realty Of Sarasota A Worldwide Marketplace By Lalanea Gonzalez-Figueroa Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Design by Christian Lunardi For real estate professional Daniel Matusiak, the platform to success has been rooted in a strong work ethic and a relationship-driven business. The Canadian native, bilingual in English and French, has plied his skills throughout the course of his thirty-year career. Driven to excel, he continues to pursue opportunities to assist his clients in realizing their objectives. Daniel launched his real estate business after establishing a successful outside sales career with IBM. His professional acumen had earned the trust […]

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REAL Magazine Featuring Steve Marino Of Home-Tech

Monday, November 5, 2012

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REAL Magazine Digital Edition Featuring: Steve Marino & Home-Tech, Neiman Marcus, American Cancer Society, Porsche Cayenne and more. Click on magazine cover to launch Digital Edition.

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Premier Inspections Of Florida

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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Premier Inspections of Florida: The Knowledge and Experience You Demand By Lalaena Gonzalez-Figueroa Photography by Chad Spencer In the property inspection industry, there are certain standards imposed by discerning real estate professionals and their clientele. Experience, a broad knowledge of codes and construction, and the ability to effectively communicate information is imperative, but at Premier Inspections of Florida, owners Brian and Pam McCrone take measures that further distinguish their firm from others. By approaching their business with empathy, enthusiasm and a sense of humor, the McCrones have developed a unique model designed to enhance the inspection process.

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Back To School – Family Talk

Saturday, August 21, 2010

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Back To School Message From John Saputo, Gold Coast Eagle Distributing And Budweiser. Click here to download pdf of the following article. Start the New School Year with Smart Choices: Talk With Teens about the Consequences of Underage Drinking.

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