Philly’s, an awesome Ahwatukee Bar and Grill

Philly's Sports Grill is a great place designed for the sports fanatics and enthusiasts who just want to sit around, have a couple of beers and wine, grab some food and just a have great time with friends and family.

They offer great food, a large draft beer & cocktail selection, huge dog-friendly patios and plenty of big screen TV's with all of the DirectTV sports packages, including PPV Boxing & UFC.

Philly's Sports Bar & Grill is located at 4855 Warner Rd.


Want to live near Philly’s? Here’s a list of all Ahwatukee homes.

Moving to Ahwatukee Custom Estates

When the time is right (especially since we just moved) the #LamFam will be moving to Ahwatukee Custom Estates.  

I've been in love with this neighborhood since 2004, the year I moved to Arizona from New Hampshire.  It has the most beautiful selection of custom homes with no two exactly the same.  The lots are large and the mountain views from any part of the neighborhood are stunning.  The location is very convenient, close to the 10, the 202 and within minutes of excellent restaurants, lots of shopping and miles and miles of breathtaking hiking and biking trails in the South Mountain Preserve.

Until the time is right for us...I'll continue to drool over the lovely custom homes that come and go like this one on Suncrest.  It's just over 5,000 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and a private owner’s retreat that will drop your jaw.  Call or click for details. 480-250-0023

This blog is brought to you by Ahwatukee’s own Team EvoAZ at eXp Realty and Armer Air Heating and Air Conditioning LLC.

Ahwatukee Eats 2018

The boys and I had an amazing time at the Ahwatukee Eats event this past weekend.  There was a cool petting zoo offered by Carters Farm Mobile Petting Zoo and Ponies.  The kids were stoked to hang out with the animals and the parents were pleased too because admission was free.  


There were a ton of trucks at the event.  We enjoyed a great meal from The Lemongrass Shack and The Scookie Bar .  Dinner was Cambodian street food and desert was a peanut butter cookie with chocolate ice cream, Oreo topping and strawberry sauce, yep, it was custom built to suite and to die for.  😍😍


This year the event is to benefit the AZ Department of Child Safety in their work with foster children and families. 


There's so much to do in our little mountainside town, we are truly enjoying our life here and couldn't be happier with our decision to buy our Ahwatukee home.  We are looking forward to the Ahwatukee Foothills Festival of Lights next! 

The search for Burgers and Brews in Ahwatukee

We JUST got back from a camping trip up in the woods in Pine, AZ over the last few days and we both needed two things, a great burger and a cold brew.  We have very different tastes when it comes to the cold brew, he likes sours and I like IPA's.  We enjoy eating out and have tried many places.  There are some stellar restaurants in the area and it's been a hunt for us to find a place with a finger-licking good juicy burger and our respective 'cold ones'.  

We set out in the car and started the 'So, where do you want to go?' conversation, both agreeing that we'd be adventurous and not just drive straight to our tried and true, where we absolutely hands down knew we'd get exactly what we wanted.  

We arrived at said new location and got seated.  We chose a place that advertises its specialization in 'brews'.  We got the beer menu and even asked our server for the sour choices to no avail... poor Matt.  They almost always have at least one IPA choice for me and typically Matt is stuck saying 'I'll just have water' from behind disappointed eyes.   Being very used to this, Matt ordered water and our server set out for my ice cold Lagunitas which really isn't my favorite but it will do.  

Not two minutes later the bartender runs past our table to the servers window and shouted 'Take the Lagunitas off of the menu.  We're out!" 

Imagine my face 😱

We both looked at each other and asked her to hold the waters, we are out of here!  Although the burgers looked like they could be great...

No conversation in the car.  We both knew where we were headed. 

Uncle Bears, located on Ray Road in Ahwatukee, is our absolute favorite for that perfect burger and the brew of your choice.  The service is always friendly, we hardly ever wait to be seated (even when it's super busy), the burgers are explosions of flavor and the beer that they brew in-house is perfect every single time.  They have a laid back atmosphere so you don't feel like a jerk if your kid is a little crazy.  They have an awesome kids menu and kids eat free on Wednesdays (with the purchase of an adult entree)! 

There are some really cool homes in really cool areas of Ahwatukee!  Live close to Uncle Bears 😍 Click here to take a look! 


Living in the Ahwatukee Foothills, The Best of Both Worlds

Living in this community for the last few months has been the most enjoyable out of any location that I have lived in since moving to Arizona from New Hampshire in 2004.  I have lived in Gilbert, East Mesa, South/West Mesa, Tempe and North Scottsdale.  There is no other area of the valley with more stunning views coupled with a convenient location, within 20 minutes of Phoenix Sky Harbor, 25 minutes of Downtown Phoenix and within 25 minutes of Scottsdale.  Restaurants, night life and shopping is plentiful and close.

Here's awesome drone footage of one particularly stunning area of the Foothills! 


Surrounded by miles of breathtaking landscape, the Ahwatukee Foothills has a 'small town' community feel with a convenient location and tons to do.  Enjoy hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and street biking along with family favorites like the Ahwatukee Farmers Market and the annual Chili Cook-off that takes place each spring. 

South Mountain Park is the largest municipal park in the United States and borders the entire community to the north.  Offering amazing scenery as a stunning backdrop to many homes and neighborhoods.   

The Ahwatukee Farmers Market is every Sunday morning in the Zipps parking lot off of Warner. NW Corner of 48th St and Warner.

Moving and want to see what Ahwatukee has to offer?  View areas homes FOR SALE HERE.