Habitat ReStore Draws Thousands of People, and a Million Dollars So Far!

Habitat ReStore Draws Thousands of People, and a Million Dollars So Far!

Retail fundraising operation builds success in Martin City. Food and fun make Martin City a popular destination, but did you know there’s an emerging retail magnet attracting thousands to our neighborhood every week? After only one year in business, Habitat ReStore has already raked in a million dollars in revenue. And as word gets out, Martin City’s Habitat ReStore location...

Proposed Housing Development Expected To Open New Doors In Martin City

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 give Martin City’s revitalization movement...

Eleven Places to Find Holiday Decorations in Martin City

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 mental healthcare improvements for kids...

Book Your Holiday Parties In Martin City!

Book Your Holiday Parties In Martin City!

Our Martin City private dining and event venues fill up fast during the holidays so make sure you lock in your date before it's too late! We're looking forward to welcoming you and your guests for the holidays in Martin City this year. Here's a list of our private dining and event venue options... 

Residential Tax Abatement Is Available for Owner-Occupied Homeowners in Martin City!

Residential Tax Abatement Is Available for Owner-Occupied Homeowners in Martin City!

The City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority have created a Martin City Urban Renewal Area (URA) under the approved Martin City Urban Renewal Plan (URP). If you own residential property in Martin City, and you live in the residence, here’s how you could benefit from the Urban Renewal Plan: If you rehabilitate your owner-occupied single-family...

Decorating for the Holidays

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, sometime between deadlines, grocery lines...

Martin City Coffee Brewing Momentum On First Anniversary

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 while planning a new venture...

American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!

American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!

Martin City anchors prolific cleanup, disposal and event support operation. Over the past 35 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 Martin City he now considers...

Historic Building Blocks: The Martin Event Space

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. The Martin Event Space, as...

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

“Please put Holmes Road infrastructure improvements on the fast track!” Revitalization efforts are transforming Martin City, creating opportunity and strengthening the economic profile of Kansas City, Missouri. Look at a map and you can easily see how it’s all tied together by the intersection of two major thoroughfares: 135th Street and Holmes Road. While 135th has been properly prepared for...