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...

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...