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Photos: Anchorage Market and Festival, July 2013

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  • Updated: May 31, 2016
  • Published July 27, 2013

Trouble may be brewing beneath the faded gray pavement of the parking lot that each summer for more than 20 years has been home to Alaska's largest open-air market.

Board members of a local community development authority are in the process of deciding whether or not to keep the Downtown Anchorage summer staple at its current location or move vendors up one block to Fourth Avenue.

The idea of moving the festival is something rare, but is nothing new. Nevertheless, controversy has ensued.

READ MORE: How would move affect Anchorage Market and Festival?

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