Community News

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...

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...

Fall Tips From Martin City Animal Hospital
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Fall Tips From Martin City Animal Hospital

Ahhh… the dog days of summer. Everyone knows that spring and summer are when we need to worry about fleas, ticks and heartworm disease. But did you know that fall is actually the worst time of year for dog and cat parasites? At the Martin City Animal Hospital, Dr. Libby Robertson says she sees many...

Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan
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Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan

The Martin City Community Improvement District has voted to fully support a new single terminal plan at KCI. When the Kansas City International Airport was built in 1972, it was called the “Airport of the Future” because of the ability to drive up to your gate. Today, that concept is causing problems for travelers, creating...

Premier Mazda Gives Back to the Community
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Premier Mazda Gives Back to the Community

When you think of automobile dealerships, you probably think of impersonal businesses who care more about their bottom line than taking care of their customers. That’s not the case with Premier Mazda in Martin City, who takes pride in helping customers and giving back to our Martin City community! According to Customer Experience Manager Thomas...

Veterans Are Being Cared For In Martin City!
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Veterans Are Being Cared For In Martin City!

When we first walked into Loving Arms Adult Day Care, located at 13856 Wyandotte St. in Martin City, an elderly man was giving out free haircuts to fellow seniors, which is nothing out of the ordinary. “He says he wants his men to look good,” says owner Debbie Hartsell––referring to the man with the shears...