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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

Tips on how plants can transform your apartment from Sprout Home

Sprout Home Chicago’s best tips for creating a thriving green apartment whether you’re a plant novice or a botanist.

Local Highlights

How Masa Madre grew a thriving bakery business from only online orders

Masa Madre, a women-owned bakery in Chicago, shares how they grew their business with only online orders.

Local Highlights

Get to know Local Artist in Action: Laura Austin

Laura Austin is a Los Angeles based photographer whose work is featured at Common Elmwood.

Local Highlights

How to clean and keep a toxin-free home with Meliora Cleaning Products

Meliora Cleaning Products shared their best tips on how to maintain a toxin-free home cleaning product arsenal and regiment.

Local Highlights

Design Heatmap: Brooklyn’s Best Home Decor

Our guide of some of the best local design and home decor shops in Brooklyn.

Local Highlights

7 Forgotten Historical Places in Washington DC Worth Seeing

DC has been the site of hundreds of years of US history – even if you’ve lived here for years, there’s plenty of hidden history to explore.