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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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Rob Alfieri – 2014 Sarasota SUP Series – REAL Interview

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Interview with Rob Alfieri 2014 Sarasota SUP Series By Ed Bertha 2013 saw the introduction of Sarasota’s SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) Series, three events, each a unique race experience. The only SUP Race Series of its kind, the series is designed to showcase three of Sarasota County’s most beautiful Parks; Siesta Key Beach, Lake Benderson Park and Sarasota Sailor Squadron. Spearheaded by SUP Sarasota’s founder Rob Alfieri, beyond competition the series promotes the healthy lifestyle embodied by Stand Up Paddleboarding.

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Cover – China Smith – All Business – Team China Smith

Friday, March 28, 2014

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China Smith Team China Smith “Leading By Example” By Ed Bertha Photography by Giovanni Lunardi Design by Christian Lunardi The Dragon September 15, 1978 saw China Smith, Jr. enter this world. Born and raised in Sarasota, China grew up boxing with his father, China Smith, Sr., and playing football. “My dad had me going around running and doing (boxing) drills when I was 3,” he recalls. Although China’s father, who boxed for fun, pushed for him to focus on boxing, China had other thoughts. As a freshman he made the varsity football team at Riverview High School and quickly became […]

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Featured Clay Curtis President Of ClearJet.net

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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Interview: Taking Off With ClearJet’s Clay Curtis By Ed Bertha With a quiet intensity Clay Curtis types on his computer, emailing one of the safety rated private jet operators in the ClearJet.net network from across the country. Over the last three years he has researched, tested and built a new online flight booking tool for the private aviation industry from the ground up.

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Featured Christopher Roy, An Interview

Monday, April 16, 2012

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Christopher Roy A Bespoke Design Studio Interview “I don’t believe I could be limited to any one artistic medium. My passions are limitless; everything I do leads me to something else.” Like those who have inspired him, it is impossible to succinctly define Christopher Roy McConnell. His work is substantial, significant, yet maintains an unlikely fluidity at the cusp of art and design, between aether and earth. His high-end, original furniture and interior design firm reflect the signature contradictions that tantalize and challenge, creating sumptuous environments driven by tangible masculinity. “I want to experience the drama when I walk into […]

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Ed Bertha Interviews Taylor Morrison’s Steve Kempton

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Steve Kempton Division President, West Coast of Florida, Taylor Morrison Interview By Ed Bertha Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch Located on 207 acres just north of State Road 70, off Lakewood Ranch Boulevard, Esplanade is a gated community planned for 450 maintenance free villas and single family homes. What sets Esplanade apart is that it is the only lifestyle community in Lakewood Ranch which distinguishes it from all the others.

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Ed Bertha Interviews Kurt Wenner

Thursday, November 17, 2011

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Kurt Wenner, Anamorphic Chalk Artist Interview By Ed Bertha Kurt Wenner is a master artist and architect famous for inventing three-dimensional pastel drawings, a form of anamorphic art, or the art of illusion. In reality his work is the logical mathematical continuation of “the perspective”. In town for the Sarasota Chalk Festival Kurt Wenner gets REAL.

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Ray Collins, Ray Collins Media

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Ray Collins – Former Newscaster Still Telling Stories By Ed Bertha Photography by Chad Spencer Ray Collins is used to meeting people at the highest or lowest points of their life. As a TV anchor and reporter, Ray met thousands of people over 25 years and put them on the news that night. “I caught people when they had something really good—or really bad happen to them. There wasn’t much in between,” he said.

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Anna Kournikova’s Home Volleys Onto The Market

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Anna Kournikova’s Sunset Island Home Volleys Onto The Market By Ed Bertha Purchase $9.4 Million Ever wondered how a professional tennis player/celebrity/girlfriend to Enrique Iglesias lives? Well if you have $9.4 Million you can find out and soak up the Miami sun in the home of the blonde beauty sports star, Anna Kournikova.

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Miami Lovers Home Hits Market

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Miami Lovers Home Hits Market By Ed Bertha Rental $45,000/Month, Purchase $13.9 Million From Elizabeth Taylor’s love letters to William Pawley… “I’ve never known this kind of love before – it’s so perfect and complete – and mature.”

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Vince Fraser Sarasota Film Festival Digital Artist

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Vince Fraser, Sarasota Film Festival Digital Artist Immerse Yourself By Ed Bertha Click on image (left & below) to download pdf. Sarasota Film Festival 2011 “It’s one of the best illustrations I’ve produced so far.”

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The “REAL” Alexa Model And Talent Management Agency Models

Friday, January 14, 2011

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Meet The “REAL” Alexa Models Victoria Warren, Irina Vishneva, Jessica Myslikowski, Katie Holliday, Keren Ericksen Macklin, Kim Ulmer and Leigh Songer

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Interview with Rex E. Jensen Schroeder-Manatee Ranch

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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Interview with Rex E. Jensen President and Chief Executive Officer Schroeder-Manatee Ranch By Ed Bertha Rex Jensen was promoted to President of Schroeder-Manatee Ranch (SMR) in August 2002 and was chosen to become Chief Executive Officer in February 2005. In that capacity, Jensen oversees all the businesses of SMR, including agriculture, aggregate mining and real estate development on its 30,000-acre land holding in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

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Interview With Tom Brown U.S. Assets Group By Ed Bertha

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Interview with Tom Brown Innovative Developer – U.S. Assets Group By Ed Bertha Since founding U.S. Assets Group in 1993 Tom Brown and his partners have set a new standard in developing luxury communities in Sarasota. The oasis of laid-back charm that is the Orchid Beach Club on Lido Key; the 17-story Beau Ciel, with panoramic views of the Sarasota waterfront; en Provence on Longboat Key, overlooking the sapphire-blue Gulf of Mexico from a French Mediterranean villa and The Founders Club, a gated 700-acre community of 262 single-family estate homes surrounding an exclusive Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed golf course have […]

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