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Railyard News and Updates

The Fayetteville Observer -- Imagine a dozen locally owned eateries, offering flavors from around the world, converging in a food hall where family and friends gather to dine, sip craft beer and enjoy live entertainment. 

This is the vision that John Kistler has for Railyard FVL, a proposed open-air, two-story dining destination in downtown Fayetteville. Read More >

FayToday - Fayetteville NC Community News -- A unique culinary and entertainment destination, Railyard FVL, is being proposed for Downtown Fayetteville, NC. Envisioned to embrace sustainability with its design, offer a diverse culinary selection, and serve as a hub for entertainment, the project is drawing attention and anticipation from locals. Read More >

The Fayetteville Observer --Fayetteville native John Kistler has a clear vision for downtown’s first food hall.  

At his proposed Railyard FVL, a dozen locally owned eateries will serve food from modified shipping containers; craft beer, wine and cocktails will flow; and patrons will eat, drink and socialize at indoor and outdoor seating areas while live entertainment takes the stage, he told The Fayetteville Observer in September.  Read More >

CityView Magazine -- Food vendors are being sought for Fayetteville’s first food hall, an open-air food and entertainment venue being developed as Railyard FVL.

Partners are being sought to operate food stalls in the entertainment venue, according to a news release. Railyard’s developers hope to recruit eight to 12 small food and beverage businesses to operate stalls. Read More >

Greater Fayetteville Business Journal -- John Kistler, a serviceman born and raised here in Fayetteville, is working to bring a new family-friendly establishment to Downtown Fayetteville. 


Railyard FVL will be an open-air food hall featuring eight to 12 craft and concept food vendors, a craft beer garden, wine cafe and cocktail bar. The goal is to get people gathering and socializing in a comfortable space. Read More >

Greater Fayetteville Business Journal -- Recently announced Railyard FVL, Fayetteville’s first and only food hall/food collective, is actively seeking food partners to operate food stalls within the entertainment venue. Railyard strives to recruit eight to 12 operators who will run their own small food and beverage business at Railyard. Read More >

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