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The view from the parking lot at Lookout Mountain Trailhead is amazing — imagine the view from the trail. 

This North Phoenix neighborhood has a lot to offer — from excellent recreation to tasty tamales — and the housing market is red-hot.

Buy a home

The median sale price is $313K — recent sales range from a 1bd/1ba, 863 sq-ft condo for just over $150K to a 3bd/2ba, 1,929 sq-ft home that sold for $500K (and was only on the market for two days). (Source: Redfin.com)

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Looking up at Lookout Mountain from the neighborhood

Get outdoors

Head over to Lookout Mountain Trailhead for excellent hiking (with trails rated from “easiest” to “moderate/difficult”) and some amazing views. Visit phoenix.gov/parks/trails.

Glass Fusing class at Phoenix Center for the Arts

Spring classes at Phoenix Center for the Arts began this month. Session 2 begins in March. Classes are available both online and in-person.

Take in some culture

Thunderbird Arts Center (1106 E. Grovers Ave.), an extension of the Phoenix Center for the Arts, works in partnership with the City of Phoenix to offer classes in ceramics, mosaics, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, youth art and more. In-person classes expect to remain closed through Spring 2021, but online classes are available. 

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Traveling south on Cave Creek Road, keep an eye out for this mural to spot The Tamale Store.

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Grab a bite to eat

The Tamale Store (15842 N. Cave Creek Rd.) is a local, family-owned business that serves up an amazing variety of tamales — from the go-to chicken green chile to the Southwest veggie — all handmade from scratch daily.

Call 602.435.2604 or visit thetamalestore.com (Editor’s note: this business is technically in “85032” but what’s a couple blocks among friends?!)

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