Martin City Construction Progress…. PLEASE EXCUSE OUR MESS!

Martin City Construction Progress…. PLEASE EXCUSE OUR MESS!

After years of designing, seeking funding and just plain tenacity, Martin City will see the start of improvements along 135th St. from Holmes Road to Hwy. 150.  Once all of the construction is completed (3 years), Martin City will be beautiful with street curbing, new sidewalks, parallel parking spaces, decorative benches & trash receptacles, street banners and possibly even hanging...

$1000 Cash Prize | MAY FIRE Beach Volleyball Tournament in Martin City!

$1000 Cash Prize | MAY FIRE Beach Volleyball Tournament in Martin City!

May Fire! Beach Volleyball Tournament Saturday, May 18, 2013 SPONSORS: Championship Volleyball Volleyball Beach START TIME: 9am doubles (8:15am registration) 10am quads (9:15am registration) DIVISIONS: Open Doubles (any combination of men and/or women) Women’s Doubles (two women) Power Quads (any combination of men and/or women) Intermediate Quads (any combination of men and/or women) FORMAT: Doubles – Olympic crossover double elimination...

2nd Annual Martin City .1K (Yep, a whole 328 feet!)

2nd Annual Martin City .1K (Yep, a whole 328 feet!)

Sunday, April 28th, 12:01pm Where: Martin City Brewery, 500 East 135th Street Kansas City, MO Out of shape from the winter months? That’s okay!  Anyone can “compete “in our .1K race.All you have to do is make it 328 feet! Costumes, trophies, and finish line medals. Everyone gets a T-shirt, hot dog and a free beer for running SO far! More than 100...

Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!

Martin City Animal Hospital Open House!

Saturday, April 13, 1-4 pm, Martin City Animal Hospital will be celebrating Dr. Libby Robertson’s 5 year anniversary of owning the clinic!  The clinic itself has been in operation for 36 years so all of us in Martin City are celebrating that too! Happy Anniversary Dr. Libby! Kansas City Disk Dogs will also be there! FOOD DRINKS PRIZES CLINIC TOURS...

Happy 75th Birthday Jess and Jims Steakhouse!

Happy 75th Birthday Jess and Jims Steakhouse!

Help Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse celebrate 75 years of family owned business by entering their 75 ounce steak challenge!  You must eat EVERYTHING – including the baked potato, beets, salad and at bread in order to receive the meal free.  You have 75 minutes to eat it all and you will be recorded on webcam!  Please contact Jess & Jim’s...

James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!

James Ralph Martin Wins 2013 Community Humanitarian Award!

Ralph Martin is 96 years old and as sharp as someone 30 years younger.  He and Elmeda Trucelle Hilbert Martin were married for 74 years.  Sadly she passed in January 2013. Ralph and Trudy have three children – two daughters and a son who live in the metro area. They have seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  This is a very accomplished...

135th Street Construction Progress Report

135th Street Construction Progress Report

Please excuse our mess! Once all of the construction of 135th St. is complete (3 years), Martin City will be beautiful with new sidewalks, decorative benches & trash receptacles, street banners and possibly even hanging plants.  A whole new look!   There are two reasons you see a mess on 135th Street: AT&T moving their cable on the Right of Way in anticipation...

Welcome Honeywell Employees!

Welcome Honeywell Employees!

On January 23, 2013, the NNSA’s Honeywell plant in Kansas City will begin the complex task of moving manufacturing, laboratory and office equipment from its current location at the Bannister Federal Complex to a newly constructed National Security Campus eight miles south at Botts Road and 150 Highway in South Kansas City.  The move will involve approximately 2,800 pieces of...

Water Main Break!

Water Main Break!

Thanks to KCMO’s Water Department for their fast response to a 20 foot high water gush that started at 3:30 am on Friday, 12/28 just west of RC’s Restaurant on 135th Street.  It threatened to disrupt hundreds of  RC reservation bookings for New Year’s weekend if the water was turned off for an extended time.  David Van Noy, owner of RC’s,...

KCP reaches on-time, on-budget milestone with National Security Campus

KCP reaches on-time, on-budget milestone with National Security Campus

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) reached an important transformation milestone today with the successful on-time, on-budget occupancy transfer of the LEED Gold National Security Campus in Kansas City, Missouri. As the first step in moving out of a Cold War-era complex, NNSA will start paying the lease on the green manufacturing facility under a unique private/governmental partnership. “The National...