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August 18, 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:

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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Fried potatoes: Chipping away at potato farmer's future
With a population of fewer than 350,000 people, Lake County doesn't have the resources to compete against Disney World...
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Wilson Bradshaw is a ‘Florida Icon'
(Former president of Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers; age 71)
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USF ties in with Jeff Vinik in a new sports marketing deal
Knowing its 10-year marketing partnership with IMG was set to expire this summer, the University of South Florida's athletic department began looking for a better deal..
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Craig Fugate is a ‘Florida Icon'
Former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, former director of Florida's Emergency Management Division, Gainesville; age 58
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When Jetson Grimes looks at the new building across the street from his barbershop in Sarasota's Newtown neighborhood, he sees “a big step forward.”
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Michael Saunders is a ‘Florida Icon'
Real estate executive, Sarasota; age 74
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Joey Cornblit is a ‘Florida Icon'
First American-born jai alai star, Plantation; age 61
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Alex Sink is a ‘Florida Icon'
Former banker and gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink opens up about life without her husband Bill McBride and other topics.
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