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.

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How to spend your first day at Common McCormick

Easy move-ins and plenty to discover from Day 1.

Local Highlights

Downtown Birmingham, AL: A Complete Guide

Everything you need to know about the Magic City.

Local Highlights

10 Fun Clubs in Philadelphia

The best places for a night out.

Local Highlights

13 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

There’s more to this city than just cheesesteaks.

Local Highlights

5 Best Parks in Philadelphia

Unwind and enjoy greenspace cross the city.

Local Highlights

10 Fun Facts About Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a place rich in history and culture. Keep on reading to learn 10 facts about Philadelphia you might not know!