Art, water, healthy business and lots of sunshine keep residents of Bradenton apartments happy. This town of about 55,000 has an upbeat attitude because of its great location and excellent climate. Just south of the Tampa bay area in Manatee County, the city of Bradenton is also a part of a larger MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) that includes Sarasota and Venice. This opens the door to plenty of shopping possibilities for you, your family and your Bradenton apartment.
If you're more into outdoor activities and sports than shopping in Bradenton, the area offers more than enough to do on a weekend or your time off. Being a Florida town means some salt water activities including sailing, scuba diving, boating,
fishing and just sun worshiping! Of course, there are lots of fresh water locations in Bradenton where you can do the same things, including Lake Manatee. For golfers who live in Bradenton apartments, you have a large community of golf courses and golfers to surely get a time when you want. The accompanying sport to golf, tennis, is also emphasized here with the world renowned Tennis Academy headed by Nick Bollettieri. And when you've played your game and are ready to watch some sports, Bradenton has a new baseball team - the Pirates, playing in the High-A Affiliate in the Florida State league at Mckechnie field.
Business-wise, the city is home to Beall's Department Stores headquarters, Champs Sports athletic apparel corporate offices, and the juice production for Tropicana Products is found in here with nearly 8,000 employees.
In addition, much continuing education is accessible to residents of Bradenton apartments. Two colleges, a university, a seminary, a technical institute and a college for osteopathic medicine are all located here, for those wishing to continue their education or to send their children.
Theater and art culture is enjoyed by residents of Bradenton apartments as the city is home to the award winning Riverfront Theater, recognized both statewide and nationally. The Village of the Arts south of downtown is a specially designated area of the city where artists can work and live under special zoning allowances.
Because of this unique arrangement, the Village of the Arts has received national recognition by a business arts magazine, touting it as one of the top 10 locations in the city for working artists. Another arts location, ArtCenter Manatee is a premiere visual arts location in downtown that shows work from many county artists.
Obviously, the people who live in Bradenton apartments are offered the good life, when it comes to shopping, recreation, business, education and culture.more...