Author: Team Martin City (Marla Duck)

Martin City Reviews District’s Growth at Annual Board Meeting
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Martin City Reviews District’s Growth at Annual Board Meeting

More than 30 business and community leaders gathered in Martin City on March 29th for the fiscal year 2018-19 Martin City CID Board of Directors‘ Annual Meeting. A unanimous vote renewed four existing officers’ terms and we are thrilled to have them continue service on our board! Congratulations Martin City CID FY 2018-19 Officers! Chair:...

Cornerstones of Care Prepares Students for Workforce
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Cornerstones of Care Prepares Students for Workforce

Flowers are blooming in Cornerstones of Care’s greenhouse at the Ozanam campus in Martin City, which means the annual “Thyme for Kids” plant sale is coming up! You’re invited to shop for flowers, plants, vegetables and herbs April 27th-28th while helping students learn how to be part of the workforce. “We role-play so they learn...

2018 Whiskey Run 5K Wrap-up
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2018 Whiskey Run 5K Wrap-up

BIG Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2018 Whiskey Run 5K in Martin City on March 11th! A little cold weather didn’t slow down over 600 ambitious runners and walkers, and it sure was nice to have J. Rieger & Co. onsite providing free shots of their locally-distilled whiskey so everyone could stay warm! It was...

Martin City Wraps Up First Tech-Themed St. Patrick’s Parade
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Martin City Wraps Up First Tech-Themed St. Patrick’s Parade

Martin City turned green on March 11th for the 31st annual St. Patrick’s Parade and we want to thank everyone who came out to spend the afternoon with us! This year’s theme was “Geared for the Future,” a celebration of technology innovation and growth happening in South Kansas City, and we were thrilled to have...

Patio’s Are Open in Martin City!
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Patio’s Are Open in Martin City!

Spring weather is on its way back, which means Martin City restaurants are opening their patios! Enjoy the following outdoor dining options in Martin City… Martin City Brewing Company 500 East 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145 (816) 268-2222 Martin City Brewing Company Martin City Brewing Company offers two different locations to enjoy a meal...

Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!
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Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!

After years of relentless determination, Martin City is finally reaping the rewards of major improvements along 135th Street. City leaders joined Martin City business owners and supporters on February 16th to officially break ground on the final phase of the 135th Street Public Improvement project. Roadway work for this phase includes new pavement and widening...

Martin City Welcomes New Community Police Officer
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Martin City Welcomes New Community Police Officer

We know healthy communities have healthy relationships with local police so we’re thrilled to introduce Mary McCall from KCPD’s South Patrol Division, as Martin City’s new Community Interaction Officer (CIO)! What does a Community Interaction Officer do? Ultimately, their goal is to eliminate the “us against them” mindset so we see them as part of,...

5 Ways Martin City Gives Businesses in the CID Exposure
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5 Ways Martin City Gives Businesses in the CID Exposure

1. Martin City CID Businesses Receive a Landing Page on our Website! EVERY business in the CID has a dedicated page on Martin City’s website and the CID is working to update them with the most relevant information. We strongly recommend all businesses in the District take a look at their company’s page and email the...

Security Program Available for Businesses and Property Owners in Martin City!
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Security Program Available for Businesses and Property Owners in Martin City!

The Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) contracts security services to patrol within our boundaries between the hours of 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM daily. During those hours, the security officer observes suspicious activities from the street and, when necessary, contacts the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department for assistance. The security program includes two levels...

Martin City 2017 Year in Review
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Martin City 2017 Year in Review

We Welcomed Five New Businesses: American Companies, Inc., purchased an 18-acre lot Blue Ridge Blvd. that had been vacant for 20 years. Owner Gale Holsman plans to transform the property into a storage and rehab facility for the company’s nearby Grandview location. Read more about their plans here. Fezziwigs opened a beautiful retail store at the...