Martin City Restaurants Choose Takeout instead of Giving In

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 now with more customers showing...

Historic RC’s Restaurant Offers Calm With Comfort Food

Historic RC’s Restaurant Offers Calm With Comfort Food

Famous for hometown service in Martin City, RC’s is now serving as an example. If you want to rattle David Van Noy, you’re going to need more than a global pandemic. “I never know what tomorrow will bring,” says Van Noy with a smile, throwing up his hands. “All we have is today, and today we’re doing okay. That’s enough...

The Scoop Sweetens Martin City’s Dessert Menu

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 for simply enjoying a taste....

Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse Circles the Wagons

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 is — the bitter. We’re...

Schraad & Associates Feeds Grocery Industry from Martin City

Schraad & Associates Feeds Grocery Industry from Martin City

Local Sales and Marketing Pros Define Strategic Path to Store Shelves As independent grocery broker Schraad & Associates expands across the country, a team in Martin City is winning the Midwest with a refined talent for building brands that fill your shopping cart. When you stroll through a local grocery store, you likely see the influence of Schraad & Associates...

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

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 chance to make a lasting...

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

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 Neighbor with a Long Resume....

Martin City Whiskey Run 5k on Track for Record Turnout

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 and sprint into a spotlight...

Winter’s Big Winner in Martin City

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 seeing everything break up,” says...

How A Few Martin City Entrepreneurs Evolved in a Bad Economy

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 revitalization. Many of us have...