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Explore Something New, Just Right for You, in Martin City!
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Explore Something New, Just Right for You, in Martin City!

Whether you want to learn a new skill or get more involved in the community, consider a few options that await you in Martin City! Habitat ReStore If you’re looking to donate a little extra time to build a better community, check out Habitat ReStore. The giant warehouse just south of 135th Street offers a...

Proposed Housing Development Expected To Open New Doors In Martin City
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Proposed Housing Development Expected To Open New Doors In Martin City

The project is designed to draw sustaining energy to our neighborhood. The southeast corner of 135th Street and Holmes Road in the heart of Martin City may not look like the future, but just wait! A development team partnering with local attorney Ferdinand Niemann IV is proposing a $36 million mixed-use housing project designed to...

Eleven Places to Find Holiday Decorations in Martin City
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Eleven Places to Find Holiday Decorations in Martin City

1. BIG LOTS 13637 Washington Avenue Kansas City, MO 64145 (816) 941-0320 Celebrate the season with holiday must-haves from the always affordable Christmas Shop at Big Lots! Save big on small and large artificial trees, lights, tinsel, home decor, and gifts for friends and family. Need another reason to support Big Lots? They’re investing in...

Decorating for the Holidays
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Decorating for the Holidays

Karyn Brooke, owner of Sidelines Custom Floral Designs, offers a fresh twist on holiday décor. You’ve finally gotten around to packing away your shorts and summer sandals and resigned your closet to sweaters, jeans and boots when it suddenly HITS YOU — the holidays are right around the corner! And in the next few weeks,...

Historic Building Blocks: The Martin Event Space
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Historic Building Blocks: The Martin Event Space

A brief history of 13440 Holmes Road kicks off our new series celebrating the structures and spaces recognized as the historic “building blocks” behind Martin City’s charm. On the northwest corner of Holmes and 135th Street, right across from Jack Stack Barbecue, you’ll find a landmark that has witnessed Martin City’s twists and turns for decades....

Spirit Halloween Is Open For The Season in Martin City!
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Spirit Halloween Is Open For The Season in Martin City!

We’re excited to welcome Spirit Halloween back to Martin City for the 2019 Halloween season! Spirit Halloween has opened a temporary location for the past two years in the former Gordmans retail store location, giving Martin City a few months of sales tax dollars we no longer receive while the space sits empty. The store...

Martin City School Learns To Grow With Community
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Martin City School Learns To Grow With Community

Kindness and commitment shape life lessons for kids and adults. As summer winds down, back-to-school excitement is building at Martin City K-8! The administrative staff has been busy preparing as teachers return to set up their classrooms for the 2019/20 school year. School officially starts on August 15th and everyone is looking forward to reconnecting...

Martin City Animal Hospital Fetches Community’s Love
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Martin City Animal Hospital Fetches Community’s Love

Devotion to people, dogs and cats earns loyalty and success. We consider pets an important part of the family in Martin City. That’s why Dr. Libby Robertson and her team at Martin City Animal Hospital feel right at home in our community! Visit the cozy clinic near the train tracks on Cherry Street and you’ll...

Spend Father’s Day in Martin City!
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Spend Father’s Day in Martin City!

WHERE TO EAT RC’S RESTAURANT FATHER’S DAY BUFFET If Dad loves the famous fried chicken at RC’s Restaurant, bring him to their Father’s Day Brunch Buffet from 9am-2pm, or the dinner buffet from 2pm-7pm.  Eggs, bacon, chicken, gravy, green beans, beef tips, noodles, meatloaf, fried cod, salad bar, fruit bar, dessert bar, pastries, French fries, sweet...