Category: Community

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...

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...

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