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August 20, 2017

Art Levy

Florida Trend Associate Editor • alevy@floridatrend.com

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:

‘The White Queen of the Gulf'
The Belleview Biltmore Hotel was built near the Gulf in northern Pinellas County in 1897 by railroad tycoon Henry Plant, one of a string of palaces linked to northern visitors by his railroad.
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M.J. Soileau is a ‘Florida Icon'
M.J. Soileau: former vice president for research and commercialization at the University of Central Florida; researcher and professor of optics, physics and engineering, Orlando, age 72.
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A rose by any other name
While preparing for a literary conference last year, Keith Huneycutt, an English professor at Florida Southern College, learned that novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, who died in 1953 at age 57, had two secret ambitions.
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Susan Benton is a ‘Florida Icon'
"Growing up in Miami, I understand and appreciate the importance of diversity. Florida is an amazing place because of its diversity."
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Ghost story: Protecting the rare ghost orchid
A rare plant draws plenty of visitors to a state park in southwest Florida, including some who don't want to just look at it.
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Snooty: The face of Manatee County
At 68, the world's oldest captive manatee would rather play with humans than with other manatees.
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Theresa Manuel is a ‘Florida Icon'
The former Olympian, teacher and coach shares lessons she's picked up during her life:
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Dan ‘Tater' Porter is a Florida Icon
Tater Porter is a rodeo champion and an Osceola County sheriff's deputy. Poarter lives in Kenansville and is age 45.
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Art installation is up in the Air(stream)
A Texan before he became a Floridian, Frank Bates had long admired the “Cadillac Ranch,” a row of 10 Cadillacs that a group of Texas artists half-buried — evenly spaced, evenly angled — nose-first into a cow pasture in Amarillo.
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Joe Redner is a ‘Florida Icon'
Adult business entrepreneur, Tampa; age 76
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