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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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Meet Sandy!


Name: Sandy Nickname: My dad called me Sandoochky & every now and then my sister still does Hometown: North Central Phoenix Hidden Talent: I once won a parent hula-hoop contest at my daughters grade school Spring Fling. #Champion Currently reading: Does Instagram count? Favorite neighborhood hangouts: Phoenix Public Market– I love the food, atmosphere, Farmer’s Market, and […]

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Tap into Conservation!


Join Four Peaks Brewing Company and Arizona Audubon as they launch the latest single-tank brew, Western Rivers Ale! This Ale was that inspired by the western Yellow-billed Cuckoo, a bird that is on the brink of extinction. The 21+ launch party is August 1st, 6:30-9:30pm at Audubon Arizona’s Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center, and […]

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Meet Kaycee!


Name: Kaycee Length of time at Frances: 4 months, but I’ve been shopping here for many years! Hometown: El Paso, TX and yes, I’ve been to Rosa’s Cantina (this is the song that made this place famous.) What are you reading: Broken Monsters, which I bought at Changing Hands. Most visited neighborhood hangout: Lux! They have been […]

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Summer Trivia


If you’re the type of person that knows a little (or a lot) about a variety of topics, you should really check out some of the Trivia nights around the Valley! It’s a great chance to flex your mind and beat the heat! Here are two exciting options in the downtown/uptown area: 1. Summer Trivia […]

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Where’s Waldo party!


After a month-long search for Waldo all over Phoenix, it’s finally time to join the folks at Changing Hands for an end-of-hunt party this Saturday at 4pm! Participants who have collected all of their “Waldo Passport” stamps can turn them in for prizes, entry into a raffle drawing (which includes a gift certificate to Frances,) and much […]

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What’s in Kaycee’s bag?


The purse is a probably a woman’s best friend, carrying all her essential items (and let’s be honest, a fair amount of receipts and junk….) and serving as an expression of her own personal style. We figured what better way to get to know our coworkers than to ask, “What’s in your bag?” Our first […]

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Medlock Plaza: Stinkweeds


Stinkweeds has been an absolute mainstay, and local favorite, in the Phoenix music scene since it opened in 1987, nearly 30 years ago! While it has moved 4 times in it’s existence, Stinkweeds fans have happily followed it across the Valley. Incase you haven’t yet had the pleasure of experiencing Stinkweeds, here is the low-down: “Stinkweeds is […]

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Phoenix New Times presents: BARFLIES


Don’t miss the new Phoenix New Times‘ monthly reading series, a night of true stories and drinks, at downtown’s latest venue- Valley Bar! Keeping it fresh, the series will feature a different theme, curator, and line-up of readers each month! Katie Johnson, a former New Times contributor, will serve as curator for July with Beth May, […]

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