Bradenton is moving up in the world. Our city landed the No. 22 spot for the "Top 25 Small Cities for the Arts" by American Style Magazine.
And though Sarasota came in at No. 5, Manatee County is mentioned in its spot with the magazine highlighting Sarasota and Manatee counties' Festival sARTee. The festival will make its debut during the Ringling International Arts Festival in October. Visit http://www.americanstyle.com/2010/05/top-25-small-cities/ to check out the list. Other Florida cities include Key West, which claimed the No. 4 slot and Naples, which came in at No. 14. St. Pete grabbed the No. 1 spot for the top 25 mid-size cities, followed by Tampa at No. 11.
The list is part of the magazine's 13th annual Top 25 Arts Destinations readers' poll, which is comprised of large, mid-size and small cities.