Author: Team Martin City (Marla Duck)

Martin City’s 2017 Year in Review
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Martin City’s 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...

Dental Care Center of SKC Gives Back to Veterans
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Dental Care Center of SKC Gives Back to Veterans

Going to the dentist isn’t something people typically look forward to, however, one special group of people recently jumped at the chance to visit the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City in Martin City! Here’s why: On November 22nd, the office hosted a “Free Dental Day” for military veterans. The idea was the brainchild...

Fezziwigs Brings Nostalgic Shopping to Martin City
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Fezziwigs Brings Nostalgic Shopping to Martin City

Ryan Cocherl, the manager/operator of FezziwigsKC, has always been creative. He majored in creative writing and played in a band after college, but he struggled to find the right outlet for his ideas. One day, he asked his father, Patrick J. Cocherl, Jr., what his dream was when he retired from the computer repair company he...

The Holiday Lights are ON in Martin City!
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The Holiday Lights are ON in Martin City!

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to celebrate this year’s Annual Holiday Lighting in Martin City! The event officially began when Santa Claus emerged from the Bailey Brothers Bank Building, while children (and many grown-ups!) lined up to meet and have their pictures taken with him. We appreciate The Photo Bus for joining us...

Martin City Businesses Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery
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Martin City Businesses Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery

Want real holiday decorations this year? Come down to Martin City and find fresh greenery in these local stores: Suburban Lawn and Garden An abundance of beautiful, fresh-cut Christmas trees specially grown and shipped from Oregon can be found at Suburban Lawn and Garden! Prices for trees start at $39.99. Here’s the great part… when...

Meet Our New MCCID Executive Director!
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Meet Our New MCCID Executive Director!

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Tiffany Moore, the new Executive Director of the Martin City CID! Now the principal consultant and owner of Built Kansas City, LLC, her professional background is in the commercial design and construction industry, which includes positions at Burns & McDonnell and Honeywell. She is an experienced adjunct professor at...

Welcome MCBCA Officers!
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Welcome MCBCA Officers!

Each year, thousands of people come to Martin City to attend a variety of events. But do you know who often takes the lead behind-the-scenes to bring them to life? That responsibility rests on the shoulders of the Martin City Business and Community Association (MCBCA), created in 1998 before the Martin City CID existed. At...

Spirit Halloween Opens in Martin City!
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Spirit Halloween Opens in Martin City!

Have you noticed any ghosts, witches, or superheroes in Martin City? Don’t worry! Our district isn’t haunted! It’s because we’ve all been getting ready for Halloween by shopping at the new Spirit Halloween store in the State Line Point Shops! Spirit Halloween has opened a temporary location in the former Gordman’s location next to Michael’s...