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10 Best Small Towns
Our 2016 ranking of the 10 Best Small Towns in America.
Millennials Moving to Suburbs
Are Millennials Beginning to Move to the Suburbs?
A generation known for favoring an urban lifestyle is now perhaps following in the footsteps of their (sigh) parents.
How to Help Your Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving
It may not be easy, we know, but these pointers should at least make it easier.
6 Reasons You Should Worry More About Local Politics Than National Politics
Author Melody Warnick explains why, during these times of national politics, we should instead turn our focus towards what's happening locally.
Most Charitable Cities in the U.S.
Annual list ranks the 30 most charitable U.S. cities.

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Housing and Real Estate

Colorado Best Cities for Families
5 Best Cities for Families in Colorado
Outdoor recreation, jobs and lower housing costs make these cities the best places for families to live and play.
Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX
5 Best Cities for Families in Texas
Jobs, affordable housing and great schools help these cities lure families to the Lone Star State.
5 Most Affordable Cities in Nevada
Take a look at Nevada's most budget-friendly cities, which also happen to be great places to live.
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Hawaii
Ever dreamed of living in The Aloha State but assumed it was too expensive? This list is for you.
5 Most Affordable Cities in Maine
Lighthouses, lobster are highlights of affordable living in Maine.

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How to Help Your Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving
It may not be easy, we know, but these pointers should at least make it easier.
6 Reasons You Should Worry More About Local Politics Than National Politics
Author Melody Warnick explains why, during these times of national politics, we should instead turn our focus towards what's happening locally.
Most Charitable Cities in the U.S.
Annual list ranks the 30 most charitable U.S. cities.

Food & Drink

Arts & Entertainment

9 Things to Do in Indiana
Children’s Museum, Abe’s boyhood home are among several hotspots
8 Best Cities for Holiday Lights and Decorations
Hotel, garden, zoo and boat dock light shows with a wow factor
10 Things to Do in Colorado Springs
Let's put it this way: Plenty of outdoor options bathed in scenic beauty.

Business & Economy

Light City Baltimore Celebrates Arts, Unifies Community
The dazzling, week-long festival showcased 29 large-scale light installations from city artists, and included more than 100 concerts and performances.
Cities Where Freelancers Can Thrive
Whether it’s a side hustle or full-time self-employment, independent workers of a variety of industries make up a significant portion of today’s workforce.
The Key to a Happy Commute Isn't What We Think It Is
Trend analyst Matt Carmichael weighs in on the results from a study out of McGill University's School of Urban Planning.