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July 19, 2018

Art Levy

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Art Levy
Art Levy

Art Levy is a Florida Trend associate editor. He writes the Of Counsel law column, the Florida Originals column and many of the magazine’s Icon features. A graduate of the University of Florida’s journalism college, Levy joined Florida Trend in 2005. Before that, he worked for newspapers including the Tampa Bay Times and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Over the years, his stories have won more than 20 awards.

Articles by Levy:

Sherrill Milnes is a ‘Florida Icon'
Operatic baritone, Palm Harbor; age 83
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Strawberry boss
For the last five years, Plant City strawberry grower Gary Wishnatzki has worked closely with Bob Pitzer, a robotics designer, to create a robot that harvests strawberries.
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Ghee Wiz: Beneficial Blends takes a sustainable approach to making cooking fat
Beneficial Blends, packages the cooking products under its own brand, Kelapo, and also under private and store brands, including Publix.
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Florida's body farm
Florida becomes home to the country's only subtropical "body farm."
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Sarasota turns a one-time borrow pit into an economic engine
In the 1960s, workers mined tons of rock and shell at a site near the border of Manatee and Sarasota counties, leaving behind a nearly 500-acre rectangular, shallow pit. In time, the hole filled with water. And by 2010, the lake had become a favorite of local rowers, who appreciated its still waters and straight shores.
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Norman Van Aken is a Florida Icon
Chef, Florida Trend Hall of Fame restaurant owner, Miami; age 66
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Waste not: Florida Organic Solutions puts Hurricane Irma's spoils to use
On a typical day, Florida Organic Solutions takes in about 500 cubic yards of yard waste and begins the nine-month process of converting the plant and tree material into nutrient- rich compost.
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Ronald ‘Winky' Wright is a ‘Florida Icon'
Former professional boxer and two-time light middleweight world champion, St. Petersburg; age 45
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Lifer: St. Petersburg College taps Tonjua Williams as president
St. Petersburg College's new president started out as a clerk at the college.
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Steve Spurrier, Florida Icon
Former football player, football coach, Gainesville; age 72
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