October 24, 2018 - Good News

On Wednesdays, Good News - A Podcast puts out an episode to help counterbalance the often negative news cycle. 

This week in good news: 

Reader's Digest announced the winner of the 2018 Nicest Places in America competition. This year, Yassin's Falafel House in Knoxville, Tenn. took the title. 

Last week, Vox published an article titled, “23 Charts And Maps That Show The World Is Getting Much, Much Better” with the subtitle, “These Are Bleak Times - But A Lot Of Things Are Improving.”

In an act of helping a community in need after Hurricane Michael, last week a Waffle House food truck drove into Panama City, Fla. and gave out free food. 

Just over a month ago, Dunkirk, France became the largest European city to have free public transportation for all. No cards, tickets, or passes needed for anyone - including tourists - to travel by bus. 

And, a father confronted his son’s bully. From doing so, not only did the man's son and the boy become friends, but the father helped a family in need.

Connor Kwiecien