The Nicest Place in Washington: Bellden Cafe in Bellevue
A café owner who had experienced extreme kindness, repays the act by keeping her doors open, her workers employed, and...
The Nicest Place in California: Rio Vista
When a Black man shares that he’s afraid to walk the streets lest he be racially profiled, his neighbors come...
The Nicest Place in South Dakota: Iroquois School District
Some students didn't have an internet connection when school went digital. Thanks to local teachers, they do now.
The Nicest Place in North Dakota: Minot
It's still a mystery who started planting wooden hearts all over town.
The Nicest Place in Massachusetts: Springfield
With salaries cut and Easter around the corner, an unlikely heroine made sure those who need a ham got one.
The Nicest Place in Texas: Highland Village
“Not all angels have halos. Some wear cowboy hats,” says Elaine Hankins of her Highland Village neighbors.
The Nicest Place in Hawaii: Kamiloiki Valley on Oahu
A debt-ridden student has a brilliant plan to get out of the red: He’ll do good for others.
The Nicest Place in Kansas: Olathe
Listening is the first step to healing trauma, and the people of Olathe are all ears.
The Nicest Place in Arkansas: Sardis
A tiny, homegrown movement to make sure folks get the food they need while maintaining dignity spreads across the country.
The Nicest Place in Missouri: Thousand Oaks Subdivision in Parkville
A community honors the memory of the local pyrotechnic master after tragedy strikes.
The Nicest Place in Alabama: Owens Cross Roads
Two young dancers use their talents to fill food pantries and spread the love.
The Nicest Place in Kentucky: Signature Health Care Nursing Facility in Elizabethtown
A man with a camera needs just a little extra help to spread joy to everyone around him.
The Nicest Place in South Carolina: Pawleys Island
A call for support is met with a mighty response and two unlikely neighbors find common ground on racial justice.
The Nicest Place in Delaware: Edgemoor Terrace Neighborhood in Wilmington
Two musicians take to Facebook to bring live music to a world where concerts are forbidden.
The Nicest Place in New Jersey: Jefferson Washington Township Hospital in Turnersville
When her stimulus check arrived earlier this year, JoAnn Kates knew exactly how to spend it, sparking a movement.
The Nicest Place in New York: Riverdale Neighborhood in The Bronx
From pizza to fresh vegetables, when you're in The Bronx, you're going to get fed.
The Nicest Place in Arizona: East Gershon Lane in Tucson
When a teacher needed a hand to make sure kids got the education they deserved, a neighbor went to extraordinary...
The Nicest Place in Minnesota: Victoria’s Ristorante and Wine Bar in Rochester
Kids love pasta and Victoria's had a lot of it to share at just the right time.
The Nicest Place in Maine: The Cedars in Portland
The pandemic doesn’t care if you have Alzheimer's or dementia. But these students do.
The Nicest Place in Maryland: Gaithersburg
Young children lead the way in being the "helpers" during the pandemic.