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

Best Fall Day Trips for Roommates in Chicago

Pack a bag, grab your roommates, and hit the road this fall in Chicago!

Local Highlights

Common’s Guide to Los Angeles

From the best neighborhoods to the city’s hidden gems, our guide has everything you need to know about Los Angeles.

Local Highlights

A student’s guide to Los Angeles’ Westside

Here’s a student’s guide to L.A.’s Westside: one of the country’s lesser-known college towns!

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3 easy L.A. day trips to take with roommates

Round up your roommates, pack some snacks, and abscond on one of these easy L.A. day trips.

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5 reasons why everyone is moving to West Seventh

With a rich history, trendy places to shop and admire art, and some seriously good places to get food, West Seventh might just be the perfect place to live.

Local Highlights

How to spend the perfect fall day in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. wears fall like no other place can.