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2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Best Of Show

Monday, March 11, 2019

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2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Who Took The Honors? Concours founder and chairman Bill Warner, a small paid staff and 600 volunteers set up the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance classic car event at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the Golf Club of Amelia Island. What a show it was. Sunny skies and fabulous automobiles; creations of art, made up the show. “The judges told me they really struggled with it,” Warner said (Amelia Concours Founder). “But when you look at the two Best of Shows, the Ferrari 335S and Autobahn Courier, it had to be those two. There were […]

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Cover – Chris Cogan F7 Motorsports / F7 Garage

Monday, March 4, 2019

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Chris Cogan F7 Motorsports / F7 Garage By: Ed Bertha Cover Photo By: James Corwin Johnson What do a 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica and a 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa have in common? Both are outstanding examples of legendary artistic coachwork and mechanical dexterity. Furthermore, they were award winning automobiles at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and Concours d’Elegance of America, respectively. These cars are a small glimpse into the private Cogan automobile collection in Louisville, KY. The Cogan’s involvement with classic motorcars began over four decades ago. Chris Cogan and his brother Kevin began collecting, restoring, racing and showing cars. […]

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REAL sponsors – 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Edition

Monday, March 4, 2019

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2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Edition Special Edition Sponsors Thank You to our Special Edition Sponsors! Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Dimmitt Automotive Group F7 Motorsports James Corwin Johnson Photography SS Motorsports Suncoast Porsche SuncoastParts.com See their special edition contributions below.

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REAL classics – 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Monday, March 4, 2019

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Rewind – 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Photography By Chuck Carroll The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is an automotive charitable event held each year during the second weekend in March at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. A New York Times article about celebrity car ownership listed Amelia Island as one of the nation’s top concours d’elegances, along with Pebble Beach in California, Meadow Brook in Michigan and the Louis Vuitton Classic in Midtown Manhattan.” There’s something for everyone at Amelia! March 7-10, 2019. Photo gallery below.

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Real Estate – Christy May – Coldwell Banker

Sunday, March 3, 2019

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Christy May, REALTOR Coldwell Banker Residential Community Commercial Christy May started her real estate career in Greater Boston in communications of large commercial projects. She named Fidelity’s FMR Properties Boscom for the acquisition of Massport’s Pier. It is now the heart of the thriving South Seaport area there. Producing a 9-minute summary video of the proposal was key to securing the Pier and surrounding land for Fidelity. Coming from TV News Production at Channel 10 in Miami where she received an AB in Liberal Arts and a BS in Marine Bio Chemistry from Rosensteil School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, […]

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Cover – Metamorphosis By Bryant Samuel Enterprises, Inc.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Pete Samuel Bryant Samuel Enterprises, Inc. By: Ed Bertha & Gabi Charity Photography By: Daniel Perales Studios & PIX360 “It was a big challenge to show the home’s potential and eventually we found the right buyer with the vision and the courage to take on the renovation of this home.” Gabi Charity Realtor/Listing Agent CHARITY & WEISS International Group BHHS Florida Realty This monumental waterfront estate home was built in 1972 by, at the time, well known Architect Erwin Gremli for his own use, explaining why the home was built with extraordinary strength exceeding current codes for the period.

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REAL cares – Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of LIGHTS

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of LIGHTS Benefiting Suncoast Charities For Children Photography By Shylarose Photography Host: Marina Jack Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show below.

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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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REAL Web Blast 13010 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Monday, October 22, 2018

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Matt Faul Presents 13010 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL. Horse Lovers and Land Lovers Do not miss this Sarasota Gem!!! Impossible to find Property in East Sarasota County. This property is pristine and shows in a park like setting on 85 gorgeous acres. This wonderful estate property is called Windsong Farm and is 7.5 miles east of I-75. Drive across the private gate and begin your quiet escape from your busy life. Windsong Farm is currently a top equestrian facility with 6 stalls and four spacious pastures, two jump fields, and 85 total acres of riding trails and open field trails. […]

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REAL Web Blast 3750 Casey Key Road, Casey Key, Nokomis, FL

Monday, October 22, 2018

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Dennis & Terri Kotaska And Jim Lorenz Present 3750 Casey Key Road, Casey Key, Nokomis, FL. Delightful turn-key furnished home on the sought-after barrier island of Casey Key! Imagine your private island retreat with deeded beach access to the sparkling turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Wonderful beach house getaway, easy to lease, or tear down and build your dream home on a prime 1/2 acre site! This charming home with circular driveway is situated on 1/2+ acres, fenced and electronically gated. The spacious floor plan features living, dining and family rooms, 3 bedrooms plus a den currently used […]

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Cover – Poonam Maini Tandoor Indian Cuisine & Share Care Global

Friday, October 12, 2018

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Poonam Maini Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine & Share Care Global Create Your Own Destiny By Kim Burns Photography By James Corwin Johnson We are born into this world under our parents or guardians experiences and rules. They care, educate and provide for us the best they can with the knowledge they have earned. The world is full of traditions and rituals, commandments or lessons on the way you’re supposed to live. We may feel bound to follow the teachings of our elders, yet their guidance may not be what’s best for us. When that is the case, it takes a […]

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Cover – 9927 Griffin Court, Isleworth, Windermere, FL

Friday, October 12, 2018

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9927 Griffin Court, Isleworth, Windermere, FL Welcome To 31,000 Square Feet Of Tropical Paradise By Ed Bertha Photography By Uneek Luxury Tours Represented By Danial Natoli – Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Pro Basketball Legend Shaquille O’Neal’s Luxury Compound Privately situated on 3+ acres overlooking tranquil Lake Butler, this magnificent custom home sits behind the gates of Isleworth, one of the most prestigious private golf club communities in the world. Upon arrival through the estate’s dramatic arched porte cochere, a world of luxury awaits. Encompassing over 31,000 square feet of living space, the residence boasts an epic, 6,000 square-foot indoor basketball […]

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REAL cares – 2018 Women’s Council Of Realtors Sarasota Fashion Show

Friday, October 12, 2018

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2018 Women’s Council Of Realtors Sarasota Fashion Show Couturier and Canines Benefiting Humane Society of Sarasota County and Women’s Council Of Realtors Sarasota Education Fund Photography by Jesse Sunday Click HERE to download the PDF. Click HERE to watch the video. Enjoy photography from this year’s event in the slideshow below!

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REAL cares – 2018 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

Friday, October 12, 2018

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2018 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Benefiting Suncoast Charities For Children Photography by Michael Whitney, Pete Boden, Rod Millington and Tim Britt Click HERE to download the PDF. Enjoy photography from this year’s event in the slideshow below the photo!

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REAL cares – Business Builder

Friday, October 12, 2018

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Business Builder Benefiting All Faiths Food Bank Mobile Produce Farmer’s Market Photography by James Corwin Johnson Host: Gold Coast Eagle Distributing Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show below.

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