October 27, 2016

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:

Florida Icon: Carlton Ward Jr.
“My mom always encouraged a sense of wonder in me about things, like picking up seashells and learning the difference between univalves and bivalves,” says Florida environmental photographer Carlton Ward Jr. The eighth-generation Floridian shares other lessons he's learned along the way.
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A stain on Florida's history
A UF student sets his sights on righting a wrong that happened in Groveland 66 years ago.
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Setting the pace: Lawyer Erin Deady is an environmental steward
Erin Deady's love of the environment led her into law.
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Florida Icon: Mel Tillis
Entertainer Mel Tillis talks about life as a stutterer and singer. Tillis is 83 and lives in Ocala, Florida.
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Air space: Marion County's fly-in community
A Marion County fly-in community, home to the longest privately owned airstrip in the country, has a quirky history and a new owner
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Hard questions from Florida Bar President Ramón A. Abadin
The Bar's new president insists he's not being combative, just realistic.
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Robert M. 'Bob' Beall II is a Florida ‘Icon'
Lessons from Bealls department store chairman, Bob Beall.
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A famous juggler's concrete plans
By the time Anthony Commarota was 8, he had become one of the best jugglers in the world, appearing on the ABC variety show “That's Incredible.”
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Fighting words: The First Amendment and anonymous online speech
Does the First Amendment protect anonymous online speech if it's not true? Tampa attorney Deborah L. Thomson aims to find out. She herself has been the target of what she claims is an untrue anonymous posting.
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Peter Meinke - A life in poetry
Peter Meinke (Poet laureate of Florida, St. Petersburg; age 82), reflects on a life of poetry.
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