Who is “Marty”?

The “Marty” of Marty’s Barn Cellar refers to Martin Grimm, of Utica. Marty owned Marty’s Jungle in Utica which sold unfinished wood furniture. His daughter, Carolyn, and her husband, Dennis, opened Marty’s Barn Cellar in Elbridge, NY in 1973 with some help from her dad. The store not only sold unfinished furniture, but was also a gift shop.