Four Chambers



Four Chambers Press is an independent community literary magazine and small press based in Phoenix, AZ whose mission is to give greater visibility to the literary arts and encourage their participation in the larger cultural scene. For each issue, they partner with local artists to produce illustrations for winning stories and poems. They also create special projects and anthologies, partnering […]

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Medlock Plaza

Medlock Plaza: The Clutter House


If you haven’t checked out our neighbors over at The Clutter House, you should definitely wander in some time! They are incredibly nice and  offer an ever changing mix of unique goods for your home and garden. From furniture, to textiles, to garden planters, they have a little something for everyone, all lifestyle merchandised in […]

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Frances Jane

Meet Jane!


If you have ever been to Frances, odds are real good that you have met and been helped by Jane! She has been with Frances since the very beginning, adding her kindness and creativity to every interaction and display she is involved in. She is truly a special part of Frances and our team, and we are […]

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Kaycee’s hype list!


It’s always fun to check in with our staff and see what’s got them excited these days… and Kaycee did not disappoint! Share your new favorites with us in the comments section below. BRANDS:  TRENDS: 1. The love for all things cactus makes me happy! 2. GOLD Baby!! Give me all the gold jewelry! 3. Effortless […]

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Frances Labor Day

Labor Day Weekend!


Labor Day is a chance to celebrate yourself and all the hard work you do! Whether you prefer to sit back and relax, hit the town, or escape the city for a few days, there’s no limit to how you can maximally enjoy your hard earned vacation! Here are some ideas & we’d love to hear yours!! SIT […]

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Music Monday

Music Monday


Dream pop duo Beach House is back with a new album, “Depression Cherry,” and it’s everything we’d been waiting for. You can expect their usual blend of daydream worthy lightness, met with just enough theatricality to give it the weight it needs to hit home in the way their albums always do. Check out the Pitchfork enthusiastic review, […]

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Meet Selina!


Name: Selina Hometown: Moorpark, CA Time at Frances: 6 months Hidden Skills: Photography, Scrapbooking, and Interior Decorating What are you reading?: Lonely Planet Thailand (Travel Guide) (available at Changing Hands) Favorite neighborhood hang out: Downtown, on Washington Street Little known fact: I’m obsessed with goats & miniature pigs (oink!) and I am a travel bug. […]

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Music Monday

Music Monday!


The new Teen Daze album “Morning World” is here, and we love it. While the album is reminiscent of his older work, there is a definite shift on this album, likely from John Vanderslice’s involvement. The icing on the cake? The simple, yet transfixing, collage style video for the title track. Delightful! Also, we had […]

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Meet Kaila!


Name: Kaila Nickname: Some people call me KK, but my mom calls me Bunky!  Hometime: Phoenix native! Length of time at Frances: 1.5 years Hidden Talent: I can touch my nose with my tongue What I’m currently reading: Grey… totally embarrassing but I actually like the 50 Shades of Grey series. Most visited neighborhood hang […]

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Frances_Endless Summer

Endless Summer


We are SO excited for Saturday!! Come hang with us, meet the girls from the Shine Project, and eat some tasty snacks from Waffle Crush and AZ Pops! We will also be having a huge raffle going for prizes from Frances and our awesome Medlock Plaza neighbors Stinkweeds, The Clutter House, and Golden Rule Tattoo! 

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