Ford Road Art 2023-2024 Exhibition

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There’s so much to do on Canton’s Ford Road, It’s So Diverse. You can shop for everything you need, dine a variety of ethnic foods or play at several entertainment venues. Canton’s Ford Road is like an outdoor mall with plenty of fresh air. Get a walk or bike ride in and take a self…

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Access Coupons with the App

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The Canton Continues 2023-2024 Flip Book is loaded with coupons from local Canton merchants with most offers valid through May 1, 2024. Download the ShopCanton Guide mobile app on the App Store or get it on Google Play to enjoy the special offers and support local Canton businesses. For downloading and step by step instructions…

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New Business in Canton

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See What’s New… Let’s Give them a hearty Canton welcome and ShopLocal. ShopCanton! Acupressure Massage and Reflexology   – New 44932 Ford Rd Canton 734-776-6839 located in the purple block Aha Biryanis – Coming Soon 44993 Ford Rd Canton located in the purple block BJ’s Wholesale Club  – New 43690 Ford Rd Canton 734-463-3221 located…

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2024 Events

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2024 Canton Leisure Services Community Events Stay Tuned for Updates! Information on additional upcoming Canton Leisure Services special events will be posted as details become available. Canton Leisure Services hosts a wide variety of special events each season which help build traditions and a sense of community for the residents who take part each year…

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New Face New Body

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Look good, feel good, live better. We are not in the business of following the crowd. We are dedicated to making sure all your stress from work and life leaves you at the door. Our mission is to restore your confidence. Every service we provide is individualized to you and your needs. We strongly believe…

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Palermo Pizzeria and Restaurant

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In 1981, Prince Charles and Diana were heading for the altar. Raiders of the Lost Ark made its debut. And in Canton, Paul and Fay Palazzolo and their partner John Maniaci opened Palermo Pizzeria & Restaurant. Looking back on their 41 years in Canton, the trio couldn’t be happier about the restaurant’s success, the team…

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PRO Martial Arts

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If you’re driving down Ford Road and suddenly feel a surge of strength and energy, it may be coming at you from PRO Martial Arts. Located in the plaza between McDonalds and Burger King, in the Purple Block, just across the street from Meijer and Tropical Smoothie, the facility opened on April 13, 2013 and…

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Central City Dance & Fitness Center


Central City Dance & Fitness Center is the largest dance and fitness center in Michigan, boasting a 22,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility, floating dance floors, The City Snack Barre for students on the go and a large, welcoming lobby and reception area. It’s a family-owned and operated business, founded by husband-and-wife team Tim and Tamara…

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Premier Pet Supply

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Steve Shamou always had a love for pets. That love eventually led to his business — and Canton. Steve co-owns Premier Pet Supply. “We opened the business in 1992, and we opened our Canton location in 2019 — the sense of community in Canton was a really great fit,” he says. The company has been…

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Sweet Bikes

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With spring and summer upon us, it’s important to make sure your bicycle is in top shape! Sweet Bikes in Canton offers tune-up and mechanic services, as well as a variety of bicycle models. Sweet Bikes has been in business for 12 years and is highly praised by customers. Seth Kleinglass runs Sweet Bikes with…

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Toarmina’s Pizza in Canton


At Toarmina’s Pizza in Canton, you will be able to find a delicious and high quality meal, even if you have dietary restrictions. Toarmina’s is a local, woman-owned business that has served Canton and surrounding communities since 1998, offering in-house dining, delivery, and event catering, whether you’re planning an office party, a birthday party, graduation…

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Szechuan Restaurant


Sonny and Pallas Wang left their Taiwan home in the late 70s. They landed in Honolulu and opened a t-shirt shop, but it didn’t feel like home. They began looking for a place to build a life and a family. In 1979 they arrived in Canton and knew they’d found the place they belonged. Pallas…

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Antonio’s Cucina Italiana

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For 58 years, Antonio’s restaurants have been serving up fresh, authentic Italian dishes. “Canton has been a wonderful location — it’s a great community atmosphere,” says Anthony Rugiero. He began learning the family business from a young age and is now CEO and President. “Our business stands out because we’re family-owned and operated — we…

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Security Pest Control


In 1989, Julie Lattimore got the news: her husband, Clayton, had been injured at work. Knowing they’d need to find a new way to make a living, they decided to open a cleaning business. 15 years later, their business was going strong, and Clayton was making cold calls to area businesses. He must have been…

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Paul’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts

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For more than three decades, Paul’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts has been dazzling the Canton community with its selection of fine diamonds and quality jewelry. “My husband, Paul, learned the craft of making jewelry when he was 17,” says co-owner Helen Javahirian. The couple opened their business shortly after they were married, and choosing to…

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Wild Birds Unlimited


During the past year, many of us have been spending more time in our homes, gazing out the windows. On the bright side, it’s presented a perfect opportunity to start observing our feathered neighbors, and Wild Birds Unlimited offers everything you need to attract them to your yard. Wild Birds Unlimited opened in Canton nearly…

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Play It Again Sports Canton

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Chuck Jones’ two active young sons were always outgrowing their sports gear. “They were involved in just about every sport, and it was expensive,” he recounts. “I welcomed any way to save money. I had a background in retail, and I thought buying and selling new and used sports and fitness equipment was a great…

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Pool Chem

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For more than three decades, Pool Chem has helped people in the the Canton community keep their swimming pools clean, clear and safe. Owner Pat Bashor has spent her entire career in the swimming pool business. She began working with a pool distribution company in 1975 and then worked for a pool builder, before opening…

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Medical Weight Loss Clinic

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Losing weight can be an exhausting and time-consuming challenge. At the Medical Weight Loss Clinic in Canton, it doesn’t have to be. Located at the intersection of Ford Rd. and Lilley Rd., Medical Weight Loss Clinic offers numerous programs run by Board Certified physicians customized to fit your individual needs and preferences. On top of…

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Starloft Photography

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Successful business people know that one important key is building a personal brand. And there’s no better place to begin than Starloft Photography.“It’s my passion to help business people look their best,” says owner, photographer and videographer Jennifer Arnett. She’s a Canton resident, so opening the business in Canton was a natural choice. Starloft is…

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Michigan Family Wellness

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If you’ve ever begged off an outing with friends because you’re tired, or worried you wouldn’t be able to lift your kids or grandkids without pain, you’re not alone. For the past seven years, Michigan Family Wellness has been helping people in the Canton community find natural, healthy solutions to ease pain, stress, fatigue and…

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ShopLocal ShopCanton Color Block Game

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Get ready for a colorful and exciting spring, summer, and autumn along Canton’s Ford Road by playing the ShopLocal, ShopCanton Color Block Game. The Canton Downtown Development Authority, in cooperation with Canton Leisure Services and Canton Chamber of Commerce invites you to Shop, Dine, and Play along Canton’s Ford Road supporting the local businesses and…

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Vision Without Limits


Vision Without Limits has been open for over thirty years and now proudly announces NEW OWNERSHIP! Dr. Preety Bagri-Pavone, Dr. Naureen Haroon, and Dr. Chris Pavone recently purchased the practice from the previous doctor. Dr’s Bagri and Haroon were both raised in Canton and are now raising their own families in Canton, the community they know and love. They…

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IKEA has great plans for this summer and wonderful ways to save… from feeding the family, to  family fun. Check out all of the events in store… • IKEA Family members can get 15% off in the IKEA restaurant in July and August (see Link below) • Every Wednesday IKEA Family members get up to…

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Find Your Way in Canton

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You can easily find businesses on Canton’s Ford Road with the color coded directory that correlates with the color block location on the map. Look for the color banners along Ford Road marking each color block. Click here to view page with a larger map with alternate access routes included to help you navigate easier…

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Canton Parks

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Canton Township offers quality of life and so many ways to get outside in the fresh air and play. Experience nature up close on Canton Trails. Enjoy walking, running, mountain biking, cross country skiing, and wildlife watching. Remember Fido needs exercise too! Why not make an outing with your furry four legged friend to the…

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Peepo’s Subs and Shawarma


If you’re looking for a quick and delicious freshly made meal, Peepo’s Subs and Shawarma has you covered. And they’ll move you from enjoying a simple sub to having a transcendent cultural experience. In fact, their Afrikano Sub has been added to Michigan’s Top 21 Must-Eat Items, and they’ve won the award of Best Sub…

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Club Pilates Canton

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One look at Nick Vogel and you can tell he’s an exercise enthusiast. He virtually radiates energy. “I’ve exercised for as long as I can remember,” Nick acknowledges. “It has such a positive influence on my day.” No small wonder he found a way to build a business around the activity he loves. Nick opened…

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Cosmo Salon Studios

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For beauty and wellness professionals who want to take their careers to a new level, there’s a new option right here in Canton. Cosmo Salon Studios provides studio space for cosmetologists to launch their own brands. The concept was brought to life by owners Ricky Manjo and Clark Pattah, together with Creative Manager, Bianca Bering…

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Skin Sense

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Skin. Our body’s largest organ. And for Canton native Joanne Neme, caring for people’s skin became the focus of her career, through her business, Skin Sense LLC. “I have always been passionate about skin care,” she relates. “I focus on educating my clients on the various skincare products and ingredients — which can either help…

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Medical Weight Loss Clinic

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Before Mona Brant became Medical Weight Loss Clinic’s Regional Director, she was a client. “I started as a patient 20 years ago, and I loved how the program helped me get my health back on track,” she relates. Now with 20 years of experience at the company, she helps others achieve their weight loss goals.…

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Back to You Osteopractic Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation


Back To You Osteopractic Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation opened their Canton location in 2019 at the southwest corner of Ford and Lotz. “We use a unique and evidence-based approach unlike any you’ve seen before,” says Dr. Osama Imam, Physical Therapy Director. As the only Osteopractic Physical Therapy clinic in Metro Detroit, Back To You uses…

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Corner Pub Canton

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If you’ve been in the plaza at Canton Center and Ford Roads, in the Yellow Block, where the Kroger is, you may have noticed something new. The Corner Pub opened this year, and if you haven’t visited yet, it’s high time. The Corner Pub is that neighborhood watering hole you’ve been wishing for, where you…

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Downstage Dancewear

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It’s a year to celebrate for Downstage Dancewear, now enjoying a full decade of serving Canton’s dance community “There is no other dancewear store located in Canton, so having Downstage Dancewear right in the heart of Canton is very convenient for dance moms and performers in the community,” says Christina Smola, who owns and operates…

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Encore Enhanced Nutrition


Rachel Hillier is a woman on a mission: to make Canton a healthier town. And she’s doing it through her business, Encore Enhanced Nutrition, a smoothie and juice bar serving healthy smoothies, teas, aloes, snacks and more. She opened the business four years ago, and it’s been going strong ever since — especially since customers…

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Escape Room Zone Canton

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Looking to get back into fun group activities? Escape Room Zone in Canton is a great option for families, birthday parties, or any sort of group looking for a challenge or team-building opportunity. While they acknowledge that escape rooms generally follow the same idea, Escape Room Zone in Canton strives to stand out. Voted the…

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High Velocity Sports

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These days, active Canton community kids (and adults) are hungry for opportunities to take to the fields and courts to run, kick and shoot baskets with their peers again. For two decades, High Velocity Sports has been helping them do just that. As Canton’s premier indoor sports complex, the 110,000 square-foot facility offers opportunities for…

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Jungle Java

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Eric and Laurel Hess both worked in TV journalism (Eric in sports, Laurel in news). Starting a family gave them a new perspective and vision for their lives, and 20 years ago, they opened Jungle Java. “Having kids led us to a business that brings families together and gets kids up and active,” says Laurel.…

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Marco’s Pizza


If you’re looking for a passionate, ardent supporter of all things Canton, look no farther than Amit Joshi — AJ for short. He came to the United States in 2007 from his native India, earned degree at Wayne State University, then went to work at Ford Motor Company as a Mechanical Engineer and settled his…

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Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt


When Joyce Barszcz was 14, she got her first job working in an ice cream shop. While she’d always figured she’d own her own business someday, little did she know then that her career would come full circle. She earned a business degree from Wayne State, worked in hospitality and fundraising, and then, nearly nine…

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Mexican Fiesta II Restaurant

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It was 1962 when Sam and Frances Alvarado followed their dreams and opened Mexican Fiesta Restaurant in Dearborn Heights. They then turned their attention to Canton, a community which they saw as growing in size and potential. They opened a restaurant there, and they soon discovered their instincts about Canton were exactly right. Four generations…

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At its most basic level, a restaurant meal satisfies hunger or a craving. At a higher level, a great restaurant can do much more. “Our expansive menu and dining experience sets us apart from other restaurants, says Dipali Patel, NeeHee’s Marketing Director. “When family and friends share a meal at NeeHee’s, they’re bonding over the…

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Nothing Bundt Cakes

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As the pandemic winds down and social gatherings become a part of our lives again, what better way to celebrate than with a delicious treat that everyone enjoys? Nothing Bundt Cakes in Canton offers an incredible selection of beautiful cakes and other baked goods perfect for any occasion. Their most popular item on the menu…

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Outback Steakhouse


Bianca Silva hails from Brazil. But when she discovered Canton, she fell in love with the city. “It’s a beautiful city, full of life,” she says. While the Outback Steakhouse Canton location has been open since 1992, Bianca recently took over as the new owner as well as Managing Partner, and when you visit, you’ll…

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Parthenon Coney Island

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If you’re craving a classic gyro or maybe that breakfast you missed earlier in the day, there’s one place to go: Parthenon Coney Island. Founded by two dedicated and passionate chefs, Parthenon has become one of Canton’s most desired and requested restaurants and catering companies. “We take a great deal of pride in our presentation,…

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There’s a new kind of pizza in town. Actually, not all that new, for those in the know. Pizzawala’s opened in Canton back in 2012, starting out as a Curry on Crust; they’ve since changed their name to Pizzawala’s. What makes Pizzawala’s different? Indian flavor. And yes, it’s a thing. Unmatched Indian flavor combinations on…

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Primrose School of Canton

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Young children and families have a brand-new educational choice in Canton. The Primrose School of Canton opened in June 2020, located on Canton Center Road next to Busch’s Fresh Market. Primrose Schools have been around for 40 years, with more than 410 schools around the nation. Kunjan and Hemal Patel opened this Primrose School of…

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Rani’s A Salon

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Even as a young girl, Rani Kapila had a passion for the beauty business. Now, as a Cosmotologist, Electrologist and Laser Specialist, she owns and runs Rani’s A Salon in Canton. “We work to empower our clients to be the best possible version of themselves,” says Rani. She chose Canton because of its friendly, diverse…

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Soccer World

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Canton is an active community with a particular passion for soccer. Needless to say, with the return of sports, the Soccer World on Ford Road in the Green Block, (east of Sheldon and across from Target) has seen some brisk business. “We opened our doors in 1986 and have been in Canton since 2008,” says…

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Spoon’s Place


Andy Hargreaves looked around Canton and saw a need. “The city lacked non-chain dining options that had great food and a full bar, so we decided to bring one to Canton,” he says. That was three years ago, and today, Spoon’s Place is going strong, as one of Canton’s go-to favorites to catch a game…

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