Dr. Aaron Stohs has only been in Martin City for a few months and he’s already expanding his vision for Martin City Animal Hospital. Stohs sees possibilities everywhere, from the design of the building to the growing community surrounding it. “The hospital has been an important part of Martin City for decades. I look forward to building on its reputation and contributing to a special neighborhood on the upswing.”
Martin City Workforce Spotlights recognize people working in the neighborhood at local Martin City businesses. Don Fish is the Facilities Manager at Fishtech Group and he oversees the maintenance of their KC campus, which includes three office buildings, a 40,000+ square foot Innovation Park, and a custom car collection.
A feeling of renewal is brewing at Martin City Brewing Company’s Original Gastro Pub. Legendary, hometown beer remains the star attraction, and now you have a few new reasons to look forward to eating at the corner of 135th Street and Locust. Despite all of the troubles 2020 dumped on local businesses, Martin City Brewing Company fought through it all with impressive success.
Dr. Chris Pounds D.C. had several locations to choose from in Kansas City, but none matched the opportunity he found in Martin City. Positions Chiropractic recently opened in the State Line Point Shopping Center on Washington Street and Pounds says he’s settling in for the long haul. “This is exactly where I want to begin building a business focused on helping and healing.”
So long 2020! It was a rough year for many local Martin City businesses and we want to say THANK YOU to all the generous people who did so much to support them. We're nothing if not resilient in our own small-town community, and if you take a closer look, you'll see hope and possibilities are abundant in Martin City.
There’s been no shortage of lessons about business and life over the 17 years Hangers Cleaners has been around. As founder Joe Runyan looks back on competing in this very difficult industry, he finds satisfaction in his ability to adapt to change and detect opportunities with the help of friends, family, and the Martin City community.
Business surveillance cameras often unknowingly capture evidence about unsolved crimes in Kansas City. Unfortunately, the footage goes unnoticed because the owner or security staff wasn’t aware of the crime. When you register your cameras in KCPD’s Watch KC database, you help detectives solve more crimes.
Skip the cookie-cutter malls and big box store scramble this year and spend an afternoon in Martin City! Grab a bite to eat from one of six local Martin City restaurants and shop for gifts and holiday decor from locally-owned retail stores. These five shopping spots are always on the top of Santa’s list.
Whether you’re getting a late start or looking for finishing touches, Whether you’re getting a late start or just looking for finishing touches, these local Martin City businesses have stocked their shelves full of everything you need to decorate your home for the holidays.
Martin City is an especially popular place during the holidays, attracting visitors who can’t resist the warm, hometown feeling of our classic restaurants, retail shops, and seasonal style lining streets and sidewalks. Lights are always part of our neighborhood’s appeal and this year a new idea sprouted among members of the Martin City Community Improvement District board of directors.