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Piero Rivolta Releases New Book

Homo Too Sapiens By Piero Rivolta

Homo Too Sapiens

By Piero Rivolta

Homo Too Sapiens is a collection of provocative observations from the novels and books of poetry by award-winning poet, Piero Rivolta. Laced with passion, wit and humor, and tinged with irony, they address a wide range of human concerns, including sexuality, ethnic differences, media, politics, bureaucracy, money, creativity, imagination, and consciousness.

Rivolta’s love for humanity is as evident as his frustration with people’s pettiness, willful ignorance and inability to learn from history. You may not agree with all of his assertions and suggestions, but they will challenge you, amuse you and make you think about your life with renewed vigor and curiosity. Read More

2020 New Years – What’s Your Vision?

2020 New Year's Eve Party

Join REAL For NEW YEARS 2020.

The Party You’ll Remember The Rest Of Your Life!

Tuesday December 31st 9PM-1AM

Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

Tickets $125 INCLUDES: All Inclusive Open Bar, Bottomless Champagne, Catered Apps and Desserts, DJ, Live Entertainment by 22N, Valet and More! Read More

OPEN HOUSE 7344 Linden Lane, Sarasota, FL

7344 Linden Lane Sarasota FL - Quail Run

Open House 7344 Linden Lane, Quail Run, Sarasota 34243.

Sat-Sun / Dec 14-15, / 12-3pm.

Welcome home! You’ve found your dream home! Entering you are greeted by its open concept living area and beautiful pool view. The adjacent dining room is perfect for entertaining guests with convenient access to the butler’s pantry and kitchen.

The family room opens to the large kitchen with its breakfast bar and separate breakfast nook. The expansive master bedroom is large with room for a sitting area and access to the pool. The large master bath offers double sinks, a garden tub and separate shower. The pool area is large and screened in and offers room for entertaining.

The two secondary bedrooms are separate from the master bedroom which provides additional privacy. Located just north of the popular University Pkwy corridor with all of its shopping and dining, you are only a short drive to Sarasota and the beaches. This home offers a great value.

Don’t let this one get away! Recent Roof, Pool Shell Resurface, Inside/Outside Paint, A/C, Appliances and More complete the package. Read More

REAL Web Blast 1621 Edith Esplanade – Cape Coral, FL

1621 Edith Esplanade Cape Coral

Presenting 1621 Edith Esplanade – Cape Coral, FL

Waterfront – Zoned 1-15 Units

LOTS 19-25 – $835,000 – Will Subdivide

Waterfront site primed and ready to build upon! Situated on the protected waters of Bikini Basin that opens to the Caloosahatchee River and the bay, offering almost 165-feet of water frontage.

This homesite is the ideal location to begin your dream. It has also been zoned for a multi-family residence and is sub-dividable.

This charming Cape Coral community is comprised of custom-built, waterfront homes just a stone’s throw away from deep-sailboat water. Read More

December 7, 1941 Day Of Infamy

USS Arizona sunk at Pearl Harbor

Remember Pearl Harbor

The Day of Infamy that launched the epic conflict with Japan took place at Pearl Harbor in the early morning hours of December 7, 1941. The tranquil waters of Pearl Harbor were forever disrupted by the tides of war. That morning all 8 U.S. Navy battleships were damaged, with 4 sunk. The Japanese also sank or damaged 3 cruisers, 3 destroyers, 1 anti-aircraft training ship, and 1 minelayer. 188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed. 2,402 Americans were killed (The Arizona 1,177) and 1,282 wounded. Read More

Real Web Blast 7344 Linden Lane, Sarasota, FL

7344 Linden Lane Sarasota FL - Quail Run

Ed Bertha Presents 7344 Linden Lane, Quail Run, Sarasota 34243.

JUST LISTED!

Welcome home! You’ve found your dream home! Entering you are greeted by its open concept living area and beautiful pool view. The adjacent dining room is perfect for entertaining guests with convenient access to the butler’s pantry and kitchen.

The family room opens to the large kitchen with its breakfast bar and separate breakfast nook. The expansive master bedroom is large with room for a sitting area and access to the pool. The large master bath offers double sinks, a garden tub and separate shower. The pool area is large and screened in and offers room for entertaining.

The two secondary bedrooms are separate from the master bedroom which provides additional privacy. Located just north of the popular University Pkwy corridor with all of its shopping and dining, you are only a short drive to Sarasota and the beaches. This home offers a great value.

Don’t let this one get away! Recent Roof, Pool Shell Resurface, Inside/Outside Paint, A/C, Appliances and More complete the package. Read More

November 28, 2019 Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Gather With Friends And Loved Ones To Give Thanks For Life’s Blessings.

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~H.U. Westermayer

RASM Appoints Kim Burns And Ed Bertha To 2020 Committees

Ed Bertha and Kim Burns

Kim Burns And Ed Bertha To Serve On 2020 Realtor Committees.

The Realtor Association of Sarasota Manatee’s (RASM) Board of Directors appointed Kim Burns and Ed Bertha to the following committees in 2020:

Kim Burns – Business Partner Committee
Ed Bertha – Professional Development Committee

The RASM 2020 Strategic Plan focuses on five core areas: member engagement, public relations, professional development, advocacy, and professionalism. RASM’s goals were designed to help members Reach Further™ in their business and as a member of the association. To accomplish these strategic initiatives, RASM enlists the help of dedicated association members, such as Burns and Bertha. Read More

244th Anniversary Of The United States Marines

United States Marine Corps

All Men Are Created Equal Then Some Become Marines.

The official birthday of the United States Marine Corps is on the 10th of November 1775. That was the day when the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Marines with the following decree:

That two battalions of Marines be raised consisting of one Colonel, two lieutenant-colonels, two majors and other officers, as usual in other regiments; that they consist of an equal number of privates as with other battalions, that particular care be taken that no persons be appointed to offices, or enlisted into said battalions, but such as are good seamen, or so acquainted with maritime affairs as to be able to serve for and during the present war with Great Britain and the Colonies; unless dismissed by Congress; that they be distinguished by the names of the First and Second Battalions of Marines.

This Marine Corps birthday, let’s remember those who gave their lives, and those still giving, so we may enjoy freedom. According to the Marine Corps, if you know a Marine, the proper way to greet them today “Happy Birthday, Marine”.

November 9, 2019 Cruisn’ For Cats & Canines

Cruisn' for Cats and Canines

It’s Here! Auto Extravaganza Benefiting Humane Society Of Sarasota County.

Ladies and gentlemen, mark your calendars for Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 10am-3pm, for an event that combines exotic autos, domestic beers, domesticated animals, and rockin’ beats.

Cruisn’ for Cats & Canines is S&S Motorsports 10th Anniversary Open House. Jason Lee Place (located just west of I-75 off Clark Road) will be taken over by a car show, southern rock concert, and pet adoption event (Adoption Fees Covered!), with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of Sarasota County. The event is from 10am–3pm, and admission is free to the public. Monetary donations to HSSC and donations of pet food and supplies are appreciated. Read More

November 23, 2019 Pet Portraits

Cat Depot Pet Portraits

Pet Holiday Portraits At Cat Depot.

Award-winning pet photographer Connie Summers Photography, and Cat Depot have teamed up this holiday season to offer Holiday Pet Portrait sittings.

These heartwarming photos can be used for holiday greetings and kept as keepsake images of your four-legged family members.

Sessions are 20-minutes in length and must be pre-booked.

Book your pet holiday portrait sitting now!

Sessions must be booked in advance. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Read More

October 2019 Sarasota Manatee Real Estate Market Snapshot

Sarasota Manatee Real Estate Snapshot

October 2019 Real Estate Market Snapshot.

October Sarasota And Manatee Single Family Home, Condo And Townhome Sales.

See October’s market activity broken down by price point and amenities.

It’s easy to see what segments of the market are moving. Read More

October 28, 2019 National First Responders Day

First Responder Badge

Give A Shout Out To First Responders!

National First Responders Day recognizes the heroic men and women who make it their business to take immediate action when disaster strikes. An estimated 4.6 million career and volunteer firefighters, police, emergency medical technicians, and paramedic workers serve communities all across the nation.

Americans are urged to recognize the contributions of first responders in their communities with ceremonies and activities.

Thank you First Responders!

September 2019 Real Estate Activity In Sarasota Manatee

2019 September real Estate Sales In Sarasota Manatee

September 2019 Real Estate Activity In Sarasota Manatee

Sarasota and Manatee single family home, condo and townhome sales – including distressed sales.

September saw single-family home sales increase over 2018, pushing sales volume up to $262.2 million in Sarasota, while Manatee County saw an increase to $205.3 million. Single family inventory is slightly down in both counties. Condo sales are slightly up in the two county area while inventory holds steady in Sarasota and rose slightly in Manatee.

Download the complete August Sarasota/Manatee real estate summary by clicking HERE.

Real Web Blast Rehab, Rebuild Or… Proctor Road/I75 Area Sarasota

4411 Proctor Road Sarasota Florida

Ed Bertha Presents

2+ Acres Of Zen Awaiting Your Vision

Nestled over 2 acres of trees and wildlife, this rare find is ripe for development. You may choose to complete the renovation of the existing home or build your own tropical estate. Zoned RSF-2 the property may be divided into 2 parcels or initiate a Land Development Review to build 6-8 homes. Should you have other thoughts, initial discussions indicate rezoning is a possibility to construct an Assisted Living Facility or Spa/Retreat. Proctor Road/I75 area.

Property also includes a Coach House to accommodate a 40+ foot RV or Boat and a detached Workshop. Read More

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