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There's so much to love about New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Seattle. In fact, there's a little too much to love about the neighborhoods that it's hard for a newcomer to discover and take advantage of all the things the city has to offer.

Common knows what it's like to feel like a newcomer, so we're consistently creating content for people like you to become pros and feel comfortable in a new environment. We know which restaurants locals love, we know where you can find the best produce, and we know what events you need to attend each season.

Our Beginner's Guides and Walkthroughs of major spots around the city are here at your disposal, so you can live like a local in a matter of days. They're easy to follow, comprehensive, and thorough, ensuring your comfort and convenience in getting to know your new neighborhood.

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Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

St. Patrick’s Day is more than just your casual holiday in Chicago; it is a city-wide event.

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4 things to know about Ridgewood, Queens

Consider Ridgewood home to some essential mainstays and new favorites.

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Eating your way through Crown Heights

Start with the babka, end with the burgers.

Neighborhoods

Is Queens the new Lower East Side?

Queens is the new borough to be in.

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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.

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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.