As I walked through the front door of the Back Alley on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach I was greeted by the friendly staff, and soon found out that the Back Alley was much more than just a café. In the gift shop I found some very cool paintings and prints done by local artists on Anna Maria Island as well as books written by local authors. There are necklaces and hand crafted jewelry hung throughout the Gift Shop. In the back of the gift shop they have a bar area where you can order snacks, sandwiches, pub pizzas, coffee, cold beer, or a glass of wine. The pub pizzas are $5.00 and the sandwiches are all around $7.00 they take cash or major credit cards and you can grab a table out back for your dining experience.
The Back Alley has live music every Friday night, featuring local bands like: Firedoor, SR64, The Florida Mountain Boys, Human Condition, and much more. You may have seen some of these bands at Anna Maria Island’s 10TH Annual Bayfest on Pine Avenue this past weekend. The staff at the Back Alley is all about promoting local bands, authors, artists and a good cause like the Benefit for WildLife, Inc on November 5TH2010 from 5-9p.m. WildLife Inc is a nonprofit organization and runs solely on donations and volunteers to help injured and orphaned animals return to the wild. Attend this fun event and help animals in need.
So when you are planning your Florida vacation or looking for the perfect Anna Maria Island beach rental, restaurant, shopping, artwork, or a place for live music, check in with one of our Anna Maria Island vacation rental specialists and make sure that you get the most out of your Anna Maria Island Vacation. We have beach house rentals all over Anna Maria Island. Call Island Real Estate today 877-778-6066 and book your island getaway!