The Best of Discover Bradenton: 2020 Review – Part 2

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Yesterday, we shared a round-up of our favorite posts from the first half of 2020. We were surprised by how many places we visited over the course of the year, and didn’t want to leave anyone out — so we’re back with our 2020 review — part 2. Enjoy!

REinspired Boutique: A Feel-Good Shopping Experience

We were SO IMPRESSED when we learned about what’s going on at REinspired Boutique! It’s more than just a retail store, it’s a collective of women owned-artisan businesses under one roof. READ MORE.

Zegway By the Bay: A Fun New Way to Explore the Area

We’re always looking for fun new ways to explore the area, and Zegway by the Bay might be the best option we’ve found! From the Riverwalk to the Island and more, they offer tons of awesome tours. READ MORE.

ReWorked Creations: An Interactive Reuse Studio in the Village of the Arts

We LOVE learning about the great businesses in the Village of the Arts, and ReWorked Creations is no exception. They carry beautiful and functional art from many talented reuse artists and offer classes and supplies. READ MORE.

The Yoga Journey Comes to City Fitness!

The Yoga Journey with Kat Fetzer and YogiDi is excited to partner with City Fitness to bring yoga back to downtown Bradenton! We were thrilled to help them celebrate their grand opening! READ MORE

Coconut Culture Brings Super-Premium Madison-Made Ice Cream to West Bradenton

There’s never a bad time for ice cream, so we were super-excited when Coconut Culture opened! They carry the most amazing Madison-made ice cream in a huge variety of unique flavors. READ MORE.

Palma Sola Botanical Park: A Piece of Paradise in Your Backyard

When you’re ready to step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in a lush oasis, there’s no place better than Palma Sola Botanical Park! It’s free to visit and we promise you’re going to love it. READ MORE

Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen: Coming Soon to Bradenton’s Village of the Arts

A new restaurant in the Village of the Arts is always exciting, and we Chef David Shiplett’s newest venture, Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen certainly didn’t disappoint. READ MORE.

The Best Thrift Stores in Bradenton (According to the Locals)

We love a great thrift store, so writing this article was a ton of fun! Check out our round-up of the best area thrift stores, according to locals! READ MORE.

Urban E Recycling: Solving Bradenton’s e-Waste Problems!

When we learned about all the cool things Urban E Recycling is doing to help solve Bradenton’s e-waste problem, we knew we had to share! READ MORE.

Mellie’s NY Deli: An Authentic New York Experience in Bradenton

Mellie’s NY Deli is the go-to restaurant for authentic, NY-style food, right here in Bradenton! On the menu, you’ll find fresh NY bagels, piled-high sandwiches, delicious heroes, and more — all with HUGE portions! READ MORE.

Banyan Coffee: Fresh Roasted in Bradenton!

Did you know we have an incredible coffee roaster right here in Bradenton? Banyan Coffee Company offers free local delivery. You can also find them at the Bradenton Farmer’s Market and from local retailers. READ MORE.

Transitions Rehabilitation in Bradenton: Improving Patients’ Quality of Life

When we learned about the unique treatment options at Transitions Rehabilitation — including their Rock Steady boxing program for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, we just knew we had to share their story! READ MORE

The Curse: A New Escape Room Adventure in Bradenton

Premier Escape Adventures is always a fun time, but they’ve really outdone themselves with their newest room, The Curse. We paid them a visit and had a BLAST! Check out our review. READ MORE.

Black Market Personal Shopper Services: Shopping and Delivery Done Right!

There are lots of grocery delivery services out there, but Tameka Fountaine, owner of Black Market Personal Shoppper Services, goes above and beyond. Not only does she help you skip the big guys and support local, but she’ll shop at any store in Manatee County! READ MORE.

Enjoy Hours of Screen-Free Fun at Table Talk SRQ

We’re all looking for fun (and safe!) ways to get off the couch and away from our devices. Table Talk SRQ – Bradenton’s first board game café – is a great option! READ MORE.

Kids with Boards AMI: Enriching Kids’ Lives, One Board at a Time

Rounding out our Best of 2020 list, this awesome nonprofit is teaching kids a fun and healthy hobby — for free! Kids with Boards AMI accepts donations of used surfboards, fixes them up, and gives them to local kids! READ MORE.

Thank you for taking the time to browse through part 2 of our favorite blog posts from 2020. We appreciate the support of our followers and can’t wait to explore even more exciting businesses and events in 2021 and beyond! Happy New Year!

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