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.

  • Moon Valley Milestone
    Goals. We all set them. We have expectations of what our lives will look like and when, what our careers will grow into, our relationships, our families, and our homes.  Some of us have made these goals since we were kids, all programmed to hit life’s milestones at certain points and being disappointed when they don’t;…
  • 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;…

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

  • The Vintage Arcadia
    A multi dimensional concept from the team at Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market. This space in Arcadia acts as a vintage shopping experience, bar, and gathering space. We love keeping an eye out for their latest events and pop up shops. 4418 E Osborn RoadPhoenix, Arizona 85018
  • Oven and Vine
    14 West Vernon Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85003 A neighborhood favorite located off Central with a beautiful patio and wood oven pizza! A great place to catch up with neighbors on a dog friendly patio. We love eating a pizza and then walking through the historic neighborhoods close by.
  • 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! 1339;…

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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;…
  • Phoenix Layers
    Shop this Phoenix bohemian interior below.
  • Uniquely Onyx
    Marrying the matte density of the desert and sharp subtle shine of modernity came forward in this Al Beadle remodel in our feature, Onyx at Paradise Gardens.  Staying true to its location Onyx was filled with pieces that effortlessly lead the outdoor landscape inside. Neutral Desert tones accentuating uniquely modern pieces- all framed within an;…

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