Category: Business

The Scoop Sweetens Martin City’s Dessert Menu
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The Scoop Sweetens Martin City’s Dessert Menu

After a tasty test run late last year, The Scoop is looking forward to reopening soon to offer artisan ice cream as the perfect complement to Martin City’s already famous culinary culture. Who doesn’t love ice cream? Well the difference between T.J. Carr and the rest of us is the fact that he won’t settle...

Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse Circles the Wagons
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Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse Circles the Wagons

Old soul of Martin City’s dining culture offers experienced view of fighting back. Mandatory social restrictions, empty streets, and fear of the unknown. This is Mike Van Noy’s first pandemic, but it’s not his first rodeo. “Like my Dad used to say, you’ve got to take the bitter with the sweet and that’s what this...

Schraad Sales & Marketing Feeds Grocery Industry from Martin City
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Schraad Sales & Marketing Feeds Grocery Industry from Martin City

Local Pros Define Strategic Path to Store Shelves Schraad Sales & Marketing is a retail-focused full-service food broker serving 16 markets throughout the Central, Mid-South, South Central and North Central U.S. Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, their Martin City team of around a dozen people work to grow the Central region. “We support the Central...

Great Plains Drilling Proud to Be Part of Martin City’s Bedrock
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Great Plains Drilling Proud to Be Part of Martin City’s Bedrock

Expertise Remains in High Demand 44 Years After Opening on Oak Street. As one of the oldest businesses in Martin City, Great Plains Drilling’s love of our community runs deep. The construction contractor is known across the region for highly specialized services and a trusted reputation built on a foundation of hard work. A Quiet...

Winter’s Big Winner in Martin City
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Winter’s Big Winner in Martin City

Entrepreneur’s dome oasis turns his business into a year-round attraction. Howard Barewin loves entertaining people on an island of paradise in Martin City. That’s why the end of warm weather every year made him so unhappy. The first chilly winds that whipped through the neighborhood always signaled the shutdown of his business. “I just hated...

How A Few Martin City Entrepreneurs Evolved in a Bad Economy
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How A Few Martin City Entrepreneurs Evolved in a Bad Economy

How did the last recession impact your life? The downturn officially lasted from 2007 to 2009 but the economy started struggling before that and took many more years to recover. While jobs were lost and businesses vanished, the recession also played a role in the rise of entrepreneurs who are helping to shape Martin City’s...

The Door Opens to a New Era at Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate
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The Door Opens to a New Era at Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate

Entrepreneur crafts an ideal opportunity for his wide array of talents and passions. Our growing engineering community now includes the new owner of Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate Company in Martin City! Phillip Pyatt is excited about his new role and sees it as a crowning achievement in his extraordinary professional journey. Radio Controlled...

Martin City Becomes Key Ingredient in Margarita’s South Winning Recipe
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Martin City Becomes Key Ingredient in Margarita’s South Winning Recipe

As Greater Kansas City’s pioneering Mexican restaurant brand enters its 35th year, business couldn’t be better and fans are more loyal than ever. Owner Dave Quirarte credits his customers’ discriminating taste and points to Martin City as a symbol of what makes a good restaurant community great. “We love it here,” says Quirarte. “We feel right at home.”

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 36 Years in Business!
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American Companies Celebrates 36 Years in Business!

Martin City anchors prolific cleanup, disposal, and event support operation. Over the past 36 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...