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.
When an offer to run an errand could save a life, the Iowa City COVID-19 Errand-ers are making sure no neighbors are left behind.
Maintaining a sense of connection is crucial right now. Here are 10 inspiring ways to do it, sourced directly from thoughtful neighbors around the world.
Small businesses need our help now more than ever. Here are 10 creative ways to lend your support without risking your health.
This community service group isn’t just for grandparents. Want to meet people and make a real difference in your community? Rotary is the way.
"I believe in this city. I believe in the people. I believe in our community and our ability to rebuild."
Whether you're new to a city or want to strengthen your connections in your hometown, these tips can help.
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words and if these walls could talk they would have a lot to say.
What Dayton and Toledo Actually Do Have in Common: Both Are 'Certified Welcoming' Places for Immigrants
"There’s such a spirit of wanting to rally and support people.”
Every year, 50 volunteers stamp thousands of valentines routed through the Loveland post office. We went to the mail room to meet them.
Look beyond the headlines and you'll find that Baltimore is a thriving city chock full of opportunity and adventure.
Many people think of Sacramento in a … less than flattering light. Here’s why they’re wrong.
“We love these mountains, and we love sharing them with others.”
Looking for a fun, inclusive city with great food and an endless list of things to do? You need to check out Tulsa.
Insights on fun, food and rides in a red Mini Cooper from Alabama's favorite dog.
These cities might not always appear in history books, but they have stories to tell and important lessons to teach.
The journey to Super Bowl LIV started in some unexpected places for these football stars.
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.
Looking for a fun, inclusive city with great food and an endless list of things to do? You need to check out Shreveport.
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.
Pueblo offers something for everyone when it comes to exploring the arts.
There is no power like the star power of being an undecided Iowa voter, and my mom is making the most of it.
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."
From affordable places to live to starting over, 2019 brought interesting stories covering all parts of the country.
"I felt lonely and stuck in a place that felt nothing like home. A wiggly, ill-behaved beagle changed everything."
People from all over the world are building their lives — and writing their unique stories — in Iowa.
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.
In these creative cities, a blank wall is a canvas.
"Young people aren’t looking for a perfect city. We are looking for a place that will invite us to help make it better.”