Love Where You Live
In our Community section you'll find articles about the way we live, the psychology of place, lifestyle trends, reasons to move to a city and human interest pieces. Our writers look for powerful examples of what truly makes a city a best place to live, and why you should consider moving there over some place else.
What do Garth Brooks, illegal frolfing and a famous internet cat have to do with Livability's Top 100 Best Places to Live? A lot, it turns out.
Is it possible to launch and maintain an entertainment career outside of a big city? Yes. Here's the real deal from people who made it happen.
Think you have to go to Chicago or NYC to find unique, inspiring architecture? Think again.
How a small town in Ohio transformed itself into an oasis for bicyclists — and what other cities can learn from their success.
"That’s the beauty of being in the South — people are willing to help."
Ready to embrace winter? These cities do comfy and cozy better than anywhere else.
"If you don't enjoy the snow, you get just as much snow without any joy."
Because Milwaukee isn’t just a great city. It’s the best city.
Thinking of moving to Charleston? Great choice! Here's everything you need to know about LGBTQ culture in this beautiful city.
Looking for a gorgeous, artsy city with a spirit of inclusiveness? Chattanooga is a gem waiting to be discovered.
Nebraska is getting REAL with their new tourism slogan. We couldn't help brainstorming a few other options...
Fair warning: it's impossible to watch this without tearing up.
Janee had always loved to bake, but it was a move to small-town North Carolina that made her dream a reality.
A lot, it turns out.
“When people are vacationing in the place that you call home it serves as an instant reminder of how fortunate you are to live there."
Birmingham might not instantly come to mind when you think of LGBTQ-friendly cities, but it deserves a second look.
We asked our staff to tell us what they loved about their college towns. Come for the heartwarming memories; stay for the feathered hair photos.
College towns aren't just for students — they're perfect places for retirees. Here's why.
Ever wondered what it’s like to move to Florida to work at Walt Disney World? We asked a Disney "cast member" to tell us all about it.
These small cities and towns are giving Portland a run for its money as the country's #1 biking city.
What can we learn from "Jaws" about protecting and bettering the places we live? A lot, actually.
McAllen, TX, recently became the backdrop for a humanitarian crisis. Here's the story — of a diverse, generous, complex city — that got lost in the media storm.
Ten beautiful cities and towns in Montgomery County
Want to build community and attachment to where you live? Scientists and neighbors agree: a front porch is just the ticket.
When you move to a new city and don't know anyone, you need help making connections. You need to find likeminded people and fun things to do. You need ... a wingman.
Does spending your money at locally owned businesses really make a difference? The answer is absolutely, unequivocally (and often deliciously) YES.
Tamara Keefe left a high-powered corporate job to open Clementine's Naughty & Nice Creamery, St. Louis' most popular ice cream shop. Here's how she did it.
Whether you're new to a city or want to discover new-to-you gems in a place you've lived for years, a city scavenger hunt is just the ticket.
Slovenian klobase (kielbasa) races help nourish a historic Pueblo community.
Flyover states tend to be overlooked and joked about — here's why they're actually great places to live.