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The new furniture and new look are now mostly in place at the Roanoke City Market Building’s ground floor, and starting this Sunday, they also bring a new purpose. The kiosks that went unused were torn out, replaced two days ago by flexible furniture that can be arranged as bench seating or a performance stage. Those performance start Sunday — every week from 11:00 to 3:00. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

(Continue reading for another, larger view of the building’s ground floor.)

Planters and plants to go with the new furniture are expected to arrive in a few weeks. (WFIR photo)