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 reasons you belong in Flagler Village, Fort Lauderdale

Is Flagler Village the right neighborhood for you? Here’s what makes it so special.

Local Highlights

Spend a day in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn on 3 different budgets

Prospect Heights offers opportunities for everyone — book-lovers, foodies, you name it — to enjoy an amazing day, no matter their budget.

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Remote work tips from remote work pros

Working from home can be tough if you’re not already used to it.


Where can college grads afford to live in NYC?

It’s hard to find affordable housing, but not impossible. These neighborhoods accommodate college grads and anyone financially constrained.

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The secret to San Francisco’s best cup of coffee starts in the ground

Read about how Sextant Coffee, one of the best roasters in San Francisco, partners with coffee farmers to brew the perfect cup.

Local Highlights

How to celebrate Halloween in Seattle

Have a haunting good time at these Halloween events in the Emerald City.