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Good-bye to Janie and Jack

Jan. 31. The owners of Birkdale Village confirmed the children’s clothing store Janie and Jack has closed permanently in the Huntersville location. “Janie and Jack is closed, and a new lease is in negotiation, so it’s confidential until signed by all parties,” Britni Johnson, director of public relations at North American Properties. Janie and Jack […]

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Hotel, apartments scrapped from Birkdale Village plans

Jan. 24. By TL Bernthal. The boutique hotel and the multi-family/mixed use building are gone from newly revised plans submitted by the owners of Birkdale Village in Huntersville. DDRTC Birkdale Village LLC submitted the revised rezoning plans to the town on Friday. “I have not reviewed the plan in it entirety yet,” Brian Richards, Huntersville’s assistant […]


Claire’s and Loft in Birkdale Village closing this month

Jan. 18. By TL Bernthal. Two stores in Birkdale Village  are closing , but the Kilted Buffalo renewed its lease for five years, representatives of the businesses said. Claire’s  —  which sells jewelry and fashion accessories, plus ear piercing — closes Saturday, Jan. 21. Associates can transfer to other store locations such as NorthLake Mall […]

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Two additions to Birkdale Village coming in 2023

Dec. 14. By TL Bernthal. A blowout salon and an eatery with upscale street food and a coastal vibe are coming to Birkdale Village next year. Drybar Shops will open its third location in Mecklenburg County and bartaco its third restaurant in the state. Husband-wife duo Matt and Jackie Paynter will open their blowout salon […]

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Mini Donuts for sale at Birkdale Village ice rink

Dec. 6. State Fair Mini Donuts Inc., 20468 Chartwell Center Drive Suite S, Cornelius, has a holiday pop-up near the ice rink at Birkdale Village for the season. The small doughnuts fried and then flash frozen; conveyer ovens on site heat them to the perfect temperature in seconds. State Fair MiniDonuts hours are  3-10 pm […]

Banana Republic likely to close next year in Birkdale Village; Barnes & Noble, Dick’s staying

Nov 7.  The Banana Republic in Birkdale Village will likely close next year when its lease expires, according the NAP, Birkdale Village owners. NAP is in negotiation with the brand that will take the space and “cannot share that information until the lease is fully executed.” Meanwhile, NAP says the hotel that will take over […]

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Warby Parker open in Birkdale Village

Oct. 26. [Updated Oct. 27].  Warby Parker will officially open in Birkdale Village on Saturday, Oct. 29. The company store will offer eye exams and carry the Warby Parker full sun and optical eyewear offerings, including the new Extended Sizing + Kids and Titanium Standards collections, the Warby Parker brand of daily contact lenses Scout as […]

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New restaurant, 3 retailers coming to Birkdale Village

Dec. 16. Four new tenants, including a seafood restaurant, are coming to Birkdale Village in Huntersville. Apricot Lane, Brown Bag Seafood Co., Girl Supply and Lovesac will open early next year. Background North American Properties is repositioning and updating the mixed-use project with a new array of stores as well as a new paint scheme […]


Will golfing get out of the rough in 2015?

By John Rehkop. Local golf course operators are looking to create a new, more sustainable model for daily fee golf in the area after a confluence of factors left them in the rough. Golf clubs such as Birkdale and Skybrook in Huntersville were the crown jewels of daily fee golf when they came online in the […]