Category: Business

Jack Stack Barbecue Takes The Bull By The Horns
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Jack Stack Barbecue Takes The Bull By The Horns

Leadership of Bold New Era in Martin City Stays in the Family. An extraordinary remodel, a classic menu, and a new General Manager renewing a family’s promise to the community where Jack Stack Barbecue first caught fire. “An exceptional experience has always been our priority,” says Taylor Dorman, grandson of founder Jack Fiorella (pictured above)....

Martin City Community Improvement District Looks Past the Tracks
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Martin City Community Improvement District Looks Past the Tracks

New Responsibilities, Opportunities and Possibilities Keep Progress Rolling Along. Martin City has come a long way and we have so much to be proud of, but all eyes are still focused on the future as the Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) thinks about where to channel momentum next. The MCCID has worked hard to...

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

A new face at one of Martin City’s oldest businesses is giving our community another reason to smile. Dr. Sky Kurlbaum has joined the team at the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City on 135th Street. Kurlbaum’s expertise and experience are an ideal complement to a practice already known for exceptional customer care under...

Martin City Sets Example for Community Improvement Districts
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Martin City Sets Example for Community Improvement Districts

Structure, Motivation and Management Keep Revitalization Chugging Along. A Community Improvement District (CID) is only as good as a community makes it, and Martin City has a lot to show after more than a decade of hard work. We first came together to create momentum for the overhaul of 135th Street and now we’re building...

GreenEarth Innovates a World of Good from Martin City
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GreenEarth Innovates a World of Good from Martin City

Commitment to Cleaning-Up Dry Cleaning Finds Global Appeal Can you remember the world before ride-sharing, two-day shipping and on-demand movies? In an age when groundbreaking ideas are upending old ways of doing things, GreenEarth® Cleaning fits right in with a clear vision for taking dry cleaning to a positive new place.  “We’ve worked for over...

Pioneering Martin City Business Soars into the Future
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Pioneering Martin City Business Soars into the Future

Entrepreneur’s Commitment to Kids Stronger than Ever After 37 Years. Kim Fuchs has touched countless lives since opening her Martin City business in 1983. All these years later, you still see the same joy and enthusiasm on her face when a new student walks through the door. “I love helping young people become all they...

Martin City Veterinarian Unleashes Dogged Determination
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Martin City Veterinarian Unleashes Dogged Determination

Survival spirit shines again under pandemic pressures. Dr. Libby Robertson is well-known for her animal health expertise. Over the years, she’s also become a pro at pushing through a crisis. “This is a profession that constantly puts you to the test,” explains Robertson. “But I’ve really been tested as a business owner too, and long...

Rosehill Gardens Welcomes Spring’s Early Arrival
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Rosehill Gardens Welcomes Spring’s Early Arrival

Busy Season is Already Growing Like a Weed. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, excitement is sprouting on schedule at Rosehill Gardens. Their landscaping calendar has been filling up and seasonal features at headquarters in Martin City will soon blossom into big attractions. “Winter held on too long last year, but this year we’re off to a...

Martin City Restaurants Choose Takeout instead of Giving In
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Martin City Restaurants Choose Takeout instead of Giving In

Community favorites champion a new normal. It’s no secret that Martin City landmarks Jess & Jim’s Steakhouse and RC’s Restaurant are battling back against pandemic pressures, and you can bet other restaurants are in for the fight as well. Dining room restrictions may have knocked them back on their heels, but it’s full steam ahead...

Historic RC’s Restaurant Offers Calm With Comfort Food
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Historic RC’s Restaurant Offers Calm With Comfort Food

Famous for hometown service in Martin City, RC’s is now serving as an example. If you want to rattle David Van Noy, you’re going to need more than a global pandemic. “I never know what tomorrow will bring,” says Van Noy with a smile, throwing up his hands. “All we have is today, and today...