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Habitat ReStore Draws Thousands of People, and a Million Dollars So Far!
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Habitat ReStore Draws Thousands of People, and a Million Dollars So Far!

Retail fundraising operation builds success in Martin City. Food and fun make Martin City a popular destination, but did you know there’s an emerging retail magnet attracting thousands to our neighborhood every week? After only one year in business, Habitat ReStore has already raked in a million dollars in revenue. And as word gets out,...

Martin City Coffee Brewing Momentum On First Anniversary
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Martin City Coffee Brewing Momentum On First Anniversary

Uncompromising taste inspires loyalty and new plans next door. Think you know Martin City Coffee? Even regular customers may be surprised to learn there’s much more to it than meets the eye (and taste bud!) One year after the neighborhood coffee shop opened its doors, entrepreneur Penny Romero remains focused on roasting a rich experience...

American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!
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American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!

Martin City anchors prolific cleanup, disposal and event support operation. Over the past 35 years, entrepreneur Gale Holsman has served thousands of homeowners, businesses and event planners under the umbrella enterprise known as American Companies. His business continues to thrive, thanks in part to the recent redevelopment of 18 acres on the northeast edge of...

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction
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Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

“Please put Holmes Road infrastructure improvements on the fast track!” Revitalization efforts are transforming Martin City, creating opportunity and strengthening the economic profile of Kansas City, Missouri. Look at a map and you can easily see how it’s all tied together by the intersection of two major thoroughfares: 135th Street and Holmes Road. While 135th...

New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!
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New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!

Long-time Martin City business polishes enduring relationship with community. A new face at one of Martin City’s oldest businesses is giving our community another reason to smile. Dr. Jason Weber has joined the team at the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City on 135th Street next to Rosehill Gardens. Weber’s expertise is an ideal...

Pearce Construction Builds Sterling Reputation in Martin City
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Pearce Construction Builds Sterling Reputation in Martin City

General contractor is right at home as community grows up around it. While restaurants and recreation seem to attract the most attention in Martin City, a local construction company has quietly made a name for itself that radiates from 135th Street across Greater Kansas City. Like other local businesses, Pearce Construction is a specialized operation...

MCCID Welcomes New Board Members and Officers
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MCCID Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

Community leaders look forward to guiding revitalization momentum! The Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) is proud to announce Brad Ziegler and Nick Mosakowski have joined our Board of Directors. Mosakowski has also taken on the position of Treasurer, and veteran Board member Howard Barewin is moving into the position of Vice Chair. All three...

Local Optometrists Give Martin City New Perspective
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Local Optometrists Give Martin City New Perspective

Elite skill combination enhances our community’s healthcare niche! Martin City’s business community is becoming more diverse as more professionals move into our area. Healthcare is an example of an industry coming into focus with the help of two optometrists and their side-by-side practices at the corner of 135th Street and Washington. Dr. David Littlefield and...

Local Farmers Insurance Agent Committed to Martin City
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Local Farmers Insurance Agent Committed to Martin City

Creating jobs and relationships is best policy for Chris Castanza. Growing a business is about believing in what’s possible and going after it. Chris Castanza believes the sky’s the limit for his Farmers Insurance business, his employees, and the Martin City community. That’s why he opened his doors at 135th and Washington in 2017 and...

Martin City Upbeat After First Full Year Under New Management Plan!
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Martin City Upbeat After First Full Year Under New Management Plan!

Respected president ensures smooth start to South KC Chamber’s arrangement with the Martin City CID. As the Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) begins its second year under the management of the South Kansas City Chamber (SKCC), the neighborhood is thriving and proving that nonprofits can make a difference in bolstering community development. As both...