Stories of real life at home in our community

Our favorite local businesses by neighborhood

Inspiring local design and interiors



ABOUT THE NEIGHBORLY


The Neighborly is a resource for Phoenicians and soon to be Phoenicians to find home through the People, Places and Spaces that make our city an inspiring and unique place to live. We want to help you find your perfect Phoenix home and introduce you to your neighborhood and life in the desert.

Latest Stories


People View All

The stories of real people in our community told through the lens of home buying, selling, renting, and renovating.


  • This Darling House
    Chances are you have seen the incredible home of the New Darlings before- whether directly through the couple’s Instagram, blog, or browsing on Pinterest, you likely have encountered these stunning Tudor with it’s stylish, earthy decor.  Owners, designers, and influencers, Robert and Christina Martinez, have transformed their home over five years- adding so much value,;…
  • The Kids Are Alright
    With laser focus on the Millennials, the real estate industry tried in vain to “figure out” what was happening with Millennials and why they were waiting so long to buy homes and “settle down.” The consensus was, they wanted experiences more than homes, they wanted to start the adulting later than most. While everyone was;…
  • This is a Love Story…
    Honeymooning their way through the desert, these newlyweds breezed into town all a flutter- picturing their new life and what it might be like to live in Phoenix. As with many Californians, Shane and Ellie were surprised by our real estate- the neighborhoods, architecture, prices, space, and style were so much better than expected. After;…

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A collection of our communities best restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops and concert venues by neighborhood.


  • The Dinersaur
    There is nothing we would rather stand in line for than one of The Dinersaur’s magnificent pastry creations. Phoenix’s favorite dessert darling is churning out her sought after treats in a charming Encanto corner- be sure to arrive early for a pick of her daily creations. Our personal favorite is the strawberry pie! http://www.thedinersaur.com 1339;…
  • Buena Vida Bodega
    A one-stop-shop in Downtown Phoenix for all your favorite modern mystic provisions. Thoughtfully curated by Jackie Garay and JT Taber in the heart of the Garfield Historic District. The bodega offers hand selected beer and wine as well as an assortment of healing goods and local energy. We’re looking forward to their home goods and;…
  • The Found House
    The Found House features an exciting mix of home goods, art, and unique pieces. The Melrose shop is brought to us by the Phoenician decor darling Sarah Rhodes @parohome . The shop features bright, unique furnishings and is an exciting trip when picking out a gift. Our personal favorite is the gorgeous modern rug collection;…

Spaces View All

An in depth look at inspiring design with local shopping guides.


  • How to Bring Buckingham Style Home
    Inspired by Julia Buckingham’s masterfully happy kitchen space? Us too! Bring home Buckingham’s interior flare with these four shop-able pieces below. 1. Melamine Stone Dinnerware & Serveware 2. Tubo Bookend 3. Galanz Fridge 4. Wallery Co. Wallpaper Stay inspired in your home workspace with these playful pieces inspired by Julia’s office. 1. Art Deco Metal;…
  • Uptown Phoenix Gift Guide
    Our second gift guide of the season is here and we’re headed Uptown! 1. Cocktail book at Frances $24 2. IZIPIZI C Sunglasses from Framed EWE $50 3. AZ hydro flask by Modern Manor $48 4. Record Holder by Stinkweeds $20 5. Table Mirror at For The People $28 6. Botanical Print at Local Nomad;…
  • Downtown Phoenix Gift Guide
    The first from our gift guide series features our top picks for any Downtown lover on your list! Here are 7 gifts from local Downtown favorites! 1. Lighter from NOONS 2. Cancelled Plans candle from PHOENIX GENERAL 3. Wine from SAUVAGE 4. A record from GRAND AVE RECORDS 5. Independent magazines and books curated by;…

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