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3 things to do and see near Common Halsey

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Nestled in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Common Halsey offers renters everything they need in a comfortable home. Of course, there’s all that comes with being a Common member, including a private bedroom in a fully-furnished shared suite, household essentials, a built-in community, utilities, WiFi, discounts to local and national brands, and more. But alongside these perks, there are two additional special things about Common Halsey. The first are its amazing amenity spaces, including a shared lounge, ideal for working from home or game night with friends, and the two outdoor spaces: a rooftop and a backyard.

The second is surprisingly not inside the home itself. What makes Common Halsey special is its incredible location, close to everything you need in a neighborhood (like great grocery stores) and want (like cool boutiques and delicious food.) Keep reading to learn about our three favorite spots just blocks from Common Halsey, or head to our website to take a closer look at the space.

Peaches HotHouse


If you’ve lived in Brooklyn previously, or have a foodie friend in the neighborhood, then you’ve probably already heard about this iconic Brooklyn restaurant. Serving up Nashville Style Hot Chicken, fried shrimp, and comfort food classics like grits and mac n cheese, Peaches is loved for its generous portions and out of this world flavors.

As a member at Common Halsey, you’re only a block away from this finger licking food, and while we wouldn’t recommend eating it every day, we can’t imagine anything better than being able to treat ourselves to one of their fried chicken sandwiches whenever we like.

Sincerely, Tommy

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One part coffee shop, one part womenswear store, one part events space and cultural hub (pre- and post-COVID of course), Sincerely, Tommy is more than just a boutique. Located just 4 minutes from Common Halsey, consider this beloved Brooklyn store your all-in-one stop for getting inspired.

Grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and browse the racks to discover the latest in emerging fashion and art. On your way out, try one of their delicious pastries, like the Cheddar Chive Biscuit or Gluten Free Brownie — yum. To learn more about Sincerely, Tommy, read our interview with the founder Kai Avent-deLeon.

Fou Gallery


If you’re an art lover, then you’re probably already familiar with New York’s diverse network of museums and local galleries, and are willing to make the trip to Chelsea, Chinatown, or the Upper East Side to spend a way browsing their collections. But what if you could have access to new, contemporary art without hopping on the 6 train?

Welcome to Fou Gallery, a small but impressive gallery just around the corner from Common Halsey. In addition to beautifully curated exhibits, the gallery also offers events and workshops, although they’re on hold during COVID. Whether you’re an art lover or just interested in seeing something new, the Fou Gallery is an ideal weekend destination.

Welcome to the neighborhood

There’s so much more to discover around Common Halsey, including organic grocery stores, cozy cocktail bars, and beautiful parks. Book a tour on our website, and discover the best of what Bed-Stuy has to offer.

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