Category: Community

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...

Gilded Lily Welcomes You Home Again
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Gilded Lily Welcomes You Home Again

Eclectic Martin City Boutique Reopens to a Community Ready for Renewal  As pandemic stress drags on, Debbie Beachner is offering to distract you with the beautiful, the familiar and the refined. “Gilded Lily is a feel-good place to just wander, browse and relax,” says the founder and owner of the two year old boutique. “People...

The Sharper Edge Looks Beyond the Curb
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The Sharper Edge Looks Beyond the Curb

Longtime Martin City Business Cultivates Momentum Back to Normalcy. Despite coronavirus restrictions and all of the operational changes that come with them, The Sharper Edge keeps going and growing. It’s almost like someone forgot to tell the home and garden specialty business and its customers that there’s a pandemic. “People want to get on with...

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...

St. Patrick’s Parade Brings Good Fortune to Martin City
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St. Patrick’s Parade Brings Good Fortune to Martin City

You know Irish eyes are smiling when Mayor Quinton Lucas joins your parade as Grand Marshal. That’s just one reason we’re feeling lucky about the 33rd Annual Martin City St. Patrick’s Parade. The biggest event of the year in our community will draw the largest crowd of the year and give local businesses a valuable...

Martin City Whiskey Run 5k on Track for Record Turnout
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Martin City Whiskey Run 5k on Track for Record Turnout

The Martin City Whiskey Run 5k is nearing the starting line and shaping up to be bigger than ever this year. Nearly a thousand runners are expected to stretch their legs, taste top-shelf whiskey, sample local restaurants and explore our neighborhood on Saturday, March 21st. Now is the time for local businesses to get involved...

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...

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...

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