Stories of real life at home in our community

Our favorite local businesses by neighborhood

Inspiring local design and interiors


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.

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

  • 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;…
  • More than Modern
    Shopping for a home has so much in common with the quest for the perfect outfit or the hunt for a great gift. As a buyer, you want something unique, beautiful and timeless. You want to work with a skilled expert who loves what they do. Buyer’s often find themselves veering from their Pinterest vision;…

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

  • Pip Coffee and Clay
    2617 N 24th St Phoenix, AZ 85008 A ceramic studio, coffee shop, and natural wine bar offering studio time, classes, and workshops. Cheerfully curated with bright and design playful elements it becomes obvious that the owners are two graphic designers. Pip is an excellent stop- we recommend their matcha! Sign up for their pottery;…
  • IVOL
    10637 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix AZ 85020 Ivol is a curated home furnishing and objects shop brought to us by local artist Taylor Crockett. Admittedly an experiment, Taylor uses the space not only as a showroom for her unique finds, but as a studio space for her large scale installation work. We love;…
  • Chantico
    1051 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014 The team behind Ocotillo has brought us a space and menu inspired by Mexico City. Bright flavors and serious methods are behind the menu. Using heirloom corn and volcanic rock is part of their masa process- we loved it!

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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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