New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!

New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!

A new face at one of Martin City’s oldest businesses is giving our community another reason to smile. Dr. Sky Kurlbaum has joined the team at the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City on 135th Street. Kurlbaum’s expertise and experience are an ideal complement to a practice already known for exceptional customer care under the leadership of founder Dr....

Holmes Road Public Improvements Are Underway

Holmes Road Public Improvements Are Underway

A new design plan for Holmes Road is almost complete! With all three phases of 135th Street construction complete, we’re finally able to turn our attention toward improving Holmes Road. Public improvements will focus on the section of Holmes Road from Blue Ridge Boulevard to 137th Street in the Martin City Community Improvement District. Holmes Road Improvements include: Widening the two-lane road from...

Martin City Sets Example for Community Improvement Districts

Martin City Sets Example for Community Improvement Districts

Structure, Motivation and Management Keep Revitalization Chugging Along. A Community Improvement District (CID) is only as good as a community makes it, and Martin City has a lot to show after more than a decade of hard work. We first came together to create momentum for the overhaul of 135th Street and now we’re building on that success to spread...

GreenEarth Innovates a World of Good from Martin City

GreenEarth Innovates a World of Good from Martin City

Commitment to Cleaning-Up Dry Cleaning Finds Global Appeal Can you remember the world before ride-sharing, two-day shipping and on-demand movies? In an age when groundbreaking ideas are upending old ways of doing things, GreenEarth® Cleaning fits right in with a clear vision for taking dry cleaning to a positive new place.  “We’ve worked for over two decades to create a...

Pioneering Martin City Business Soars into the Future

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 can be,” says Fuchs. “...

Gilded Lily Welcomes You Home Again

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 come here when they’re looking...

The Sharper Edge Looks Beyond the Curb

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 their way of life and...

Martin City Veterinarian Unleashes Dogged Determination

Martin City Veterinarian Unleashes Dogged Determination

Survival spirit shines again under pandemic pressures. Dr. Libby Robertson is well-known for her animal health expertise. Over the years, she’s also become a pro at pushing through a crisis. “This is a profession that constantly puts you to the test,” explains Robertson. “But I’ve really been tested as a business owner too, and long before COVID-19.” Robertson took ownership...

Rosehill Gardens Welcomes Spring’s Early Arrival

Rosehill Gardens Welcomes Spring’s Early Arrival

Busy Season is Already Growing Like a Weed. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, excitement is sprouting on schedule at Rosehill Gardens. Their landscaping calendar has been filling up and seasonal features at headquarters in Martin City will soon blossom into big attractions. “Winter held on too long last year, but this year we’re off to a great start” says co-owner Curtis...