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Phase 2 of Village at Oakhurst

Village at Oakhurst/Phase 2 will go up on Hwy. 21 north of Bailey

Sept. 26. Construction on The Village at Oakhurst/Phase 2 near Hwy. 21 and Bailey Road will begin in October, according to developer Joe Douglas. The 29,300 square foot building will have retail tenants on the first floor and medical offices on the second floor. New Jersey-based GOAT Pizza has already signed a lease. Other tenants […]

The Mendozas will open Eggs Up Grill

Breakfast franchise will take former Matt’s Chicago Dog space in Cornelius

Sept. 20. Eggs Up Grill will open early next year in Turnberry Place at One Norman and West Catawba. Husband-and-wife team Chris and Sofia Mendoza and business partner Alfonso Segura say the 2,500 square foot restaurant will occupy the old Matt’s Chicago Dog space. They will have indoor seating for 94, plus an outdoor patio […]


Milkbread opens in Davidson

Jan. 23. Milkbread, the new concept from famed restaurateurs Joe and Katy Kindred, has opened in Davidson, home of their first restaurant, Kindred, on Main Street. They also own Hello Sailor in Cornelius. Their new concept is an “all-day café focused on milk bread donuts, crispy chicken, vegetable-focused bowls, salads, and toasts,” according to Wagstaff […]


Firebirds opens Nov. 9 in Birkdale Landing

Oct. 29. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill will open Nov. 9 in 5,600 square feet of space in the new Birkdale Landing mixed-use development across Hwy. 73 from Birkdale Village. The 21-year-old chain, based in Charlotte, launched in Piper Glen with a single location and has since has grown to 54 restaurants in 19 states. The […]


Hip, new burger concept comes from Portland

Aug. 14. More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Burgers will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will open sometime in […]

Visit Lake Norman expands hospitality awards categories

Sept. 16. Visit Lake Norman announced today that it is expanding its annual Making Waves Hospitality Awards program for 2017. The program will continue to feature awards for Outshines from the Front Lines, which recognizes a guest services representative; Stellar Seller, which recognizes a sales representative; and Lead to Succeed which recognizes a management professional. […]