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.
Memphis may be known for the blues and Beale Street, but you may not know what else the city is renowned for today.
What happens when you put a public typewriter in a literary city's most beloved bookstore? People pour their hearts out, one letter at a time.
In a world built for extroverts, small cities offer everything introverts need to thrive.
Buying things doesn't make you happy, but a few thoughtful purchases can open the door to new experiences — and help you love where you live.
These cities may not be huge, but they deliver big fun on St. Patrick's Day
Social media often gets a bad rap, but for small businesses, likes equal love.
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What does being a sports fan have to do with loving where you live? A lot, actually.
Forget far-flung locales: the most important bucket list you can make is right in your own backyard.
Every year, 50 volunteers stamp thousands of valentines routed through the Loveland post office. We went to the mail room to meet them.
Need a city sorting hat? Check out the best places for Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins.
It’s not a city, photographers love the skyline, and the shopping is amazing.
In a new column for Livability, author Melody Warnick shares tips on how to build community and cultivate contentment — no matter where you live.
It may not be a city, but this community offers upscale amenities, proximity to major metros and an ideal lifestyle.
What's it really like to retire and start fresh in the Land of Enchantment? We asked someone who did it.
Livingston is a small town near Yellowstone — it's also the country's least expected literary hotspot. Here's how the town attracts writers (and readers) from all over the world.
Sidewalks and tight-knit communities improve quality of life for everyone, but for extroverts, a walk around town provides an essential boost of social connection.
From organic farms to world-class restaurants, here's how the tiny town of Viroqua became a foodie hotspot.
"We really don't need much to be happy and live a beautiful life."
Fairies, mermaids and Sasquatch, oh my! These cities are great places to live — for humans and mythical creatures.
From Germany to Switzerland to Spain, here's where to go for a European getaway — no passport required.
Individuals aren't the only ones who benefit from New Year's resolutions — here are four ways communities can strive to improve this year.
From a real-life Hogwarts to America's #1 place to live, check out the Livability stories that made the biggest splash this year.
Heading home for the holidays? Follow these 5 commandments to make the most of your experience.
If you had to decide between make-believe cities like Pawnee, Narnia and Gotham City, which one would you choose?
From Michigan to Massachusetts and Minnesota, these cities come alive during the coldest part of the year.
The volunteer 'elves' in Santa Claus, IN, work 12-hour days to make sure every child's letter to Santa gets a personal response. "It's about believing."
Growing lavender on a beautiful island in Oregon sounds like a dream come true, right? Here's what it took to make it a reality.
The new retirement neighborhoods will allow residents to live the Margaritaville lifestyle 24/7 — and they're filling up fast.
The "Dimple of the Universe" offers protected areas, beauty, history and a whole lot of fun.
Most people don't realize that zoos — even in small cities — play a big role in worldwide animal conservation.