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Art-focused event added to roster at Birkdale Village

March 29. By TL Bernthal. Be Well Birkdale, Birkdale Buds and Live Under the Oaks events are returning to Birkdale Village every week staring April 4. The health and children’s activities and concerts will run through the end of October. New this year is Art Under the Oaks. For several years pre-pandemic, Birkdale Village was […]

A fountain at Birkdale Village again will offer a spot to cool off. Pictured is the fountain before the village renovation. Photo | MVP Properties file

Birkdale Village fountain expected to open after Easter weekend

March 27. The fountain should be shooting water as early as mid-April. Tim Perry, managing partner of North American Properties, the owners of Birkdale Village in Huntersville, said last week that the needed parts were received Monday, March 20, and NAP is planning for the team to be trained Friday, April 7, to program and […]


Board says no to Birkdale Village proposal for office space, parking deck

March 21. By TL Bernthal. The Huntersville Town Board voted 4-2 to deny the rezoning request that would have allowed construction of Class A office space and a parking deck at Birkdale Village. Critics in the adjacent residential neighborhood that in both Huntersville and Cornelius have been vocal about concerns about traffic flow, parking and […]

2022 St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Harp & Crown / Photo by Jason Benavides

Weekender March 16 – 19: St. Patrick’s Day, concerts, music and more

Calendar Sponsors   It’ll be a fun weekend with those Irish eyes a smiling. Thursday, March 16 Luck of the Village 6-9 pm | March 16.  Festivities re-scheduled for today. An evening full of live music, dancing, festive gear and more at The Plaza in Birkdale Village.  Music, Irish dancers. Beer from Royal Bliss Brewing. […]


Huntersville planners reject new Birkdale Village plan

March 1. By TL Bernthal. The new Birkdale Village plan failed to get Planning Board support last night, with five members voting against a motion to approve the revised plan. Board members Frank Gammon and Stephen Swank supported approving the plan, while Chris Boyd, Trina Loomis, Greg Barber, Jeff Sny and Jodi Wright voted to […]

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Brandon Quintin Adams, Victor DiMattia, Grant Gelt, Tom Guiry, Chauncey Leopardi, Shane Obedzinski, Patrick Renna, Mike Vitar, and Marty York in "The Sandlot."

New on the big screen: Lights, Camera, Birkdale

Feb. 15. Family friendly movies will take over Birkdale Village’s jumbo screen during the second Saturday of every month, April through October. Movie night at The Plaza is free. Seating is first come, first serve. Attendees are encouraged to bring additional blankets and chairs. All movies start at 7:30 pm Saturdays, except in October. There’s […]

The Daytona 500 will be show on the Birkdale Village brg screen. Bring chairs and blankets, but no coolers. Photo | BirkdaleVillage.com

Birkdale big screen revs up season with Daytona 500

Feb. 14. By TL Bernthal. The Daytona 500 this weekend kickss off the lineup of games, series and tournaments being shown on the 10-foot 18-foot LED screen at Birkdale Village.  Screenings are free for all visitors and seating is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The screen went dark while the ice skating […]

A fountain at Birkdale Village again will offer a spot to cool off. Pictured is the fountain before the village renovation. Photo | MVP Properties file

Fountain coming back to Birkdale Village

  Feb. 9.  The fountain at Birkdale Village will return when the weather warms up, village owners say. North American Properties removed the splash fountain last year during renovations to the lifestyle center that features restaurants and retail, along with open areas and a big screen. Then a ground fault interrupter was needed, along with […]

This image for the office / retail building is included in the applicant's proposal. However, NAP notes, the imagery is inspirational for what the building could look like. A true rendering is not typically created until after a zoning proposal is approved and a design team hired.

Mayor casts tie-breaking vote to delay Birkdale Village review

Feb. 7. By TL Bernthal. Huntersville Mayor Melinda Bales cast the tie-breaking vote last night that keeps the Birkdale Village re-zoning plans alive for a Town Board review and vote in March. The plans for a Class A office building and the parking deck that supports it with 450 additional spaces could have been put […]


What’s in the driver’s seat for Birkdale Village? Parking

Feb. 2. By TL Bernthal. Convenient parking is the driver of the revised Birkdale Village plan, while the boutique hotel and apartments are taking the back seat. The new plan that will come before the Huntersville town commissioners Monday, Feb. 6, is substantially different and that will delay a vote on the rezoning request until […]