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.
"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.
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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.
From entertaining license plates to "Blockbuster and chill," these habits and traditions set Alaskans apart.
Mayors want to attract more young people, but they don't always understand what makes millennials tick.
Every town has a Christmas festival, but not every town has a Charles Dickens-themed street party or a coffin race.
These charming towns — complete with quirky traditions and enthusiastic locals — are a dream come true for 'Gilmore Girls' fans.
And forget flour and sugar: today's Oregon Trail players stock up on artisanal coffee and craft beer.
Ghost Stories, Haunted Cities & America's Hidden History: An Interview with 'Ghostland' Author Colin Dickey
"Ghost stories are a way for a place to give an identity to itself."
You don’t have to live in Hollywood or New York to work in the movie business. Here's proof.
This might be our most surprising list yet.
These Southern cities aren't just safe places to raise a family, they're great places to live.
Forget towels and pie dishes — Martha Stewart fans can upgrade to a whole house designed by the domestic goddess.
These cities offer some of the best amenities to raise a family in the U.S.
Scenic beauty coupled with urban amenities make this Alaskan gem the natural choice.
Solar power helps rural and small communities escape economical and environmental grid-lock
This historic downtown district outside of Nashville is testing a pilot program designed to create pet-friendly communities.
Hint: There are four reasons.
You have to get yourself out there to become part of your new community – here are the steps you should take.
Familiar amenities, technology becoming must-haves for senior living.