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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

6 things to know about Lakeview East

Lakeview East is one of Chicago’s most coveted neighborhoods, close to the water, nightlife, and amazing restaurants.

Local Highlights

What to expect from Common Briar in Chicago

Located in historic Lakeview East, Common Briar is our second Chicago home, and located in one of the most happening parts of the city.

Local Highlights

The best things to do in New York City in winter

Temperatures are dropping and as the bomb cyclone pushes through the East Coast, remember that winter is one of the best times to be in New York City.