Lucia Guity, right, with The Cupcake Shoppe cheerfully waits on a customer at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market in May. The market is among the events sponsored by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, an agency largely funded by a “municipal service district” tax on downtown properties.
Lucia Guity, right, with The Cupcake Shoppe cheerfully waits on a customer at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market in May. The market is among the events sponsored by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, an agency largely funded by a “municipal service district” tax on downtown properties. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Lucia Guity, right, with The Cupcake Shoppe cheerfully waits on a customer at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market in May. The market is among the events sponsored by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, an agency largely funded by a “municipal service district” tax on downtown properties. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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