European noshing halls are opening across the US. Could Charlotte be the next food hub? Major cities have opened food halls in the past year, and more have them in the works. The operations range from smallish spaces to sprawling complexes; they may house a tiny collective of purveyors or a vast assemblage of merchants. City leaders, The Littlejohn Group, McColl Center for Art + Innovation and many others think the time is right. The Arc of Abundance was created to spawn such thinking right in our neck of the woods—the North End. To keep up to date and learn more, subscribe to www.arcofabundance.org.