The flourishing Harbor Town neighborhood is just outside the main downtown business district and features great views of the Mississippi River. Harbor Town is actually on the north end of Mud Island, and a scenic greenbelt there is ideal for walking, jogging and bicycling. Other amenities include an outdoor amphitheater, two private schools, ethnic restaurants and Mud Island River Park.
Named for the main intersection of Cooper and Young in the Midtown district, Cooper-Young is a residential neighborhood dotted with small businesses, independent restaurants and popular nighttime destinations. The neighborhood welcomes a number of arts and music festivals throughout the year, including its own Cooper-Young Festival every fall.