Scottsdale Ranks High In Business, Lifestyle And Arts

Scottsdale placed No. 2 among all U.S. mid-sized cities in AmericanStyle magazine's annual poll determining the nation's Top 25 Arts Destinations for 2008. "Scottsdale has the most beautiful art galleries in the country," wrote AmericanStyle reader Linda Homonoff, of Barrington R.I., in casting her vote. It's a "great art community and shows great contemporary art in a traditionally Western town," wrote another reader.

Buffalo, N.Y., came in first among mid-sized cities. Santa Fe, N.M., held the No. 1 spot in the small cities category and New York City was tops among large cities.

Complete results of the annual readers' poll and profiles of the top three cities in each category are featured on

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