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Local Highlights

Discovering hidden gems is one of the best parts of moving to a new place. That’s why we regularly feature the best local highlights for our members here on the Common blog.

Searching for a new eatery or laptop-friendly cafe? Want to learn about talented new artists in the local scene? Out to explore the greatest vintage shops, public parks, and music venues your city has to offer? We’ve got you covered. Common coliving homes are placed in the country’s most vibrant and exciting neighborhoods, so there’s never a shortage of things to do. It’s just about finding them - and that’s what we’re here for! Check back often for the latest tips on things to do in your neighborhood.

Local Highlights

How to spend a day in San Francisco on any budget

Whether you’re pinching pennies or have cash to spare, there’s plenty of ways to enjoy yourself in San Francisco.

Local Highlights

Free things to do in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Short on cash? You can still have a blast in Bushwick, Brooklyn with our list of fun and free things to do.

Local Highlights

Nest by Common: 5 things to see and do within walking distance

There’s so much to see and do within walking distance of Nest by Common in Journal Square, Jersey City, from restaurants to museums.

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Moving to D.C. | The Ultimate Guide

Moving to Washington D.C.? Read on to learn everything you need to know from salary requirements to transportation and what to do for fun!

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5 things I wish I knew before moving to San Francisco

Aimee Rancer shares her tips.


Best Places to Eat in D.C. on a Budget

Looking for the best places to eat in D.C. on a budget? Read further to learn more about the best affordable eateries in the city.