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E49 | Nick Evers’s Fairway to Business: A Golfer’s Grind, Windy City Wonders, and Unforgettable College Capers

Nicholas Evers’ Journey:
Nick Evers shares his incredible journey from the Windy City of Chicago to the sun-drenched greens of Tampa Bay. Listen as he unfolds the story of how a simple friendship blossomed into a thriving business venture. Discover the behind-the-scenes of the real estate market through Nick’s eyes and learn how he tackled the heavy burden of student loans.

Golfing Insights:
Ever wondered how a golfer’s mind ticks? Nick, a two-handicap golfer, dives into the mental game of golf, offering insights on everything from slicing down the fairway to being stuck in a bunker. Sean and Manny also stir the pot on the controversial LIV Golf series and discuss the sport’s titans.

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E48 | William Golston’s Gridiron Glory: Reliving the Buccaneers’ Super Bowl Win, Embracing Retirement Transitions, and Savouring Life’s Finer Moments

Welcome to another exciting episode of Happy Hour Holidaze! In Episode 48, we’re thrilled to bring you an exclusive conversation with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ defensive end, Super Bowl champion, and NFL stalwart, William Gholston. Join your hosts, Sean Febre and Manny Febre, as they dive deep into the journey of a football legend who has become a pillar of consistency and resilience in the NFL.

William Gholston takes us back to his unforgettable draft day in 2013. Relive the excitement and tension as Gholston recounts his experience at the Motor City Casino in Detroit, the missed calls, and the emotional moment when he finally received the life-changing call from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hear firsthand how Gholston navigated the early days of his career and carved out a legacy alongside Buccaneers’ greats like Ronde Barber and Derrick Brooks.

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E47 | Garrett Greco’s Tampa Tales: From College Vibes to Real Estate Triumphs and the Quest for a Legacy

Dive into this electrifying episode of Happy Hour Holidaze, featuring the riveting journey of Garrett Greco, a visionary real estate mogul and podcast host from Tampa Bay. As we navigate through Garrett’s transition from spirited college life to establishing a dominant presence in the real estate industry, listeners will find both inspiration and valuable insights.

In this episode titled “Garrett Greco’s Tampa Tales: From College Vibes to Real Estate Triumphs and the Quest for a Legacy,” hosts Sean and Manny Febre engage in a deep dive with Garrett, exploring his familial legacy intertwined with Tampa’s political and social fabric. Discover how Garrett’s roots influenced his ambitious foray into real estate and development, and how he leverages his background to foster community connections and drive success.

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E37 | Diego Gomez's Dazzling Ascent: Nightclub Majesty, Culinary Conquests, and the Spirited Dance of Entrepreneurship

From Nightclub Doors to Culinary Shores: The Unstoppable Journey of Diego Gomez

In the latest episode of “Happy Hour Holidaze,” hosts Sean and Manny Febre take us on a captivating journey through the life of Diego Gomez, a man whose story is as rich and diverse as the menu at his Tampa-based restaurant, Sandrita’s. From the pulsating heart of Miami’s nightclub scene to the helm of his own culinary venture, Diego’s narrative is a testament to the power of resilience, ambition, and the relentless pursuit of success.

Early Beginnings in Miami’s Nightlife

Diego’s story begins in the vibrant city of Miami, where, as a teenager, he navigated the electric atmosphere of the nightclub scene. Starting at just 15, Diego found himself handing out VIP bands and managing some of the city’s most coveted Saturday night slots. His tales of celebrity sightings, shrewd negotiations, and the hustle required to thrive amidst the glitz and glam offer a rare glimpse into an industry marked by both its high stakes and high rewards.

However, Diego’s journey through the nightlife was not without its challenges. From layoffs at the Cundee Kendall Hotel to encounters with the shady underbelly of Miami’s fraud scene, Diego faced obstacles that would have deterred a lesser man. Yet, it was these very trials that honed his resilience and set the stage for his later successes.

A Masterclass in Pivoting with Grace

Diego’s narrative is a masterclass in the art of the pivot. When faced with personal and professional upheavals, he demonstrated an uncanny ability to adapt and thrive. His foray into the world of real estate and stock market investments, though marked by stomach-churning dips, showcased his financial acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.

But it was perhaps his accidental entanglement in a banking scam that tested Diego’s mettle like never before. Faced with the prospect of ruin, Diego’s faith and family values guided him through the storm, illustrating the depth of his character and his unwavering commitment to those he holds dear.

Culinary Ventures and the Birth of Sandrita’s

Emerging from the tumult of his earlier years, Diego turned his sights to the culinary world, channeling his entrepreneurial drive into the creation of Sandrita’s in Tampa, FL. Named affectionately after his mother, Sandrita’s is not just a restaurant; it’s a celebration of family, culture, and the simple joy of good food. Here, Diego has brought to life the flavors of his heritage, from the famed Yelena Ruth sandwich to the handmade Arepas that hark back to his Colombian roots.

Sandrita’s stands as a testament to Diego’s journey—a journey marked by its highs and lows but defined by an indomitable spirit. It’s a place where every dish tells a story, and each bite is a reminder of the resilience and hard work that have been the hallmarks of Diego’s life.

Lessons in Resilience, Faith, and Family

Listening to Diego’s story, it’s impossible not to be moved by the lessons in resilience, faith, and the importance of family that emerge. His journey from the nightclub doors of Miami to the culinary shores of Tampa is a powerful reminder that with guts and gumption, every setback can indeed set the stage for a grander comeback.

Diego’s story is more than just an account of personal and professional triumphs; it’s a blueprint for anyone facing their own set of challenges, a reminder that no matter the twists and turns, the journey is always worth it.

In this episode of “Happy Hour Holidaze,” Sean and Manny have gifted us an inspiring tale of ambition, resilience, and the relentless pursuit of dreams. Diego Gomez’s story is a beacon of hope for budding entrepreneurs, culinary enthusiasts, and anyone yearning for a splash of inspiration in their lives. So, here’s to Diego—a man whose journey continues to inspire, and whose culinary creations keep us coming back for more. Cheers to a life deliciously lived!

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