Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Michigan-based retailer to feature 55 new Michigan-made grocery products.
Canton-area shoppers should be seeing some more locally made products on store shelves at Meijer, thanks to a new Michigan-made initiative. Meijer has expanded its program that supports Michigan small businesses to feature 55 new Michigan-made grocery products in all its stores statewide, Meijer co-Chairman Doug Meijer announced this week. “Meijer is committed to supporting Michigan businesses, and the Made in Michigan initiative is a great opportunity to highlight some fantastic small businesses throughout the state,” Meijer said in a news release. “The response we received from our customers last year about this initiative was overwhelming, which is why we decided to further invest and expand this selection into all our Michigan stores…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Red Wings forward appeared Monday at Meijer to sign autographs for fans.
Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader took a break from his team's grueling, lockout-shortened season Monday to meet with fans and sign autographs at Meijer in Canton. Abdelkader, a Muskegon native and former Michigan State Spartan, represented the Red Wings on Monday in a promotion with Meijer, the team's marketing partner as a line of fans wrapped around the store's electronics department. Being a Michigander himself, the Red Wings forward said he enjoyed working with the Grand Rapids-based company, located near where he grew up. "I'm pretty familiar with Meijer, obviously, and being local, being from the west side of the state," he said. Fans also had a chance to fire hockey pucks at targets in an exhibit borrowed from the Red …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Muskegon native and former Michigan State Spartan among two Red Wings set to appear at six Metro Detroit Meijer locations this season.
Red Wings fans can meet one of the team's star players today in Canton. Detroit Red Wings forwards Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm are set to appear at various Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area during the 2012-13 season, signing autographs and interacting with fans at six different Metro Detroit Meijer locations. Abdelkader, a Muskegon native and former Michigan State Spartan, will kick off the season-long campaign this week with back-to-back appearances at two separate supercenters, beginning today in Canton, 45001 Ford Road, and Tuesday in Allen Park, 3565 Fairlane Boulevard. Four additional stops featuring Helm and Abdelkader are scheduled for the months of March and April in Madison Heights, Southfield, Rochester …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Ford Road location among 9 Metro Detroit Target stores to add supermarket.
Canton is adding to its growing list of grocers. Target on Ford Road will add a supermarket as part of an overhaul of 9 Metro Detroit locations that will see expanded grocery sections, the Detroit Free Press reported. With the overhaul, Target joins Busch's Fresh Market, slated to open this year, in expanding Canton shoppers' options. The township already sports two Kroger locations, two Walmart stores, a Meijer and a Holiday Market. According to the Free Press, Target stores in Rochester, Canton, Livonia, Commerce Township, Auburn Hills, Southfield, Clinton Township and Troy also will add an expansive grocery component, while a Target store in Warren already sports the supermarket. A timeline for the supermarket opening is not yet …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Plans call for weatherproof patio dining area.
Buffalo Wild Wings in Canton will offer additional year-round dining space when its current patio is replaced with one that is weatherproof. The Canton Township Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved an addition and exterior modification to the Canton restaurant, located at 41980 Ford Road. The addition will be made on the east side of the existing dining area and requires the relocation of its handicap parking spaces to the front of the restaurant and making landscaping adjustments along the front and east sides of the building. Canton Township Supervisor Philip LaJoy indicated the changes also call for modifications to the restaurant entrance and changes to its signage. While the expansion eliminates several parking spaces along the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
New location to offer free coneys to first 50 visitors on Saturday.
American Coney Island, which claims to be home of the original Detroit Coney Dog, will open a new restaurant in Canton on Jan. 12, according to a news release. The new location, at 44532 Michigan Ave., will feature a 50-seat restaurant where diners can eat in, carry-out or drive-thru, the first for the family-owned restaurant chain, the news release indicated. Serving up traditional coney dogs, the restaurant will also offer other American Coney Island menu favorites such as Greek salad, spinach pie and baklava. As part of the grand opening celebration, American Coney Island will offer free coney hot dogs to the first 50 customers (one per person) beginning at 9 a.m. and 99-cent coneys from 2-3 p.m. on Jan. 12, according to the news …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
RealBarBQ hosts fundraiser for Plymouth-Canton parent Joanne Savage, who is battling cancer just one year after losing her husband to cancer.
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Plymouth-Canton community is embracing and supporting one of its own, Joanne Savage. A widow and mother of three sons, Colin, Jack and Nolan, Savage was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Peritonei Carcinoma. Pat Savage, husband of Joanne and father of the couple's three boys, succumbed to Esophageal Cancer in November 2011. The death of a spouse is a traumatic event, both emotionally and financially, but Joanne is staying extremely positive while she goes through continuous medical treatment knowing that she has the support of others. This includes the Salem High football team, for which her son Colin plays. RealBarBQ of Canton, 42452 Ford Road, also is showing its support for Joanne Savage by holding a benefit fundraiser on Dec. 8…
Friday, November 30, 2012
Tell us which local businesses we can't pass up in our coverage.
Patch is a place where users decide what's important to their community, so why should we tell you which local businesses to pay attention to? Instead, you tell us. Plymouth and Canton thrive with a vibrant local business community. There are so many local businesses, in fact, we're letting you decide who you want us to feature. Here's how: Restaurants, services, shops—they're all fair game, as long as they're local. When all is said and done, we'll take the top 5 vote-getters, dig a little deeper and feature one per week every Sunday in December.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Are you gearing up to let your fingers do the walking on Cyber Monday?
Plymouth and Canton residents who didn’t want to brave the crowds on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday still have one more big chance to save courtesy of Cyber Monday. Similar to the two other major shopping events, Cyber Monday differs in that consumers don’t have to leave the comfort of their own homes (or offices) to take advantage of some pretty big pre-holiday deals. All the bargains laid out for Cyber Monday are for online shoppers only. So how can you find the best deals online this Cyber Monday? While many major retailers that have an online presence weren’t tipping their hats on their online deals before Black Friday, some have released their Cyber Monday ads in advance of the Nov. 26 shopping holiday. Here are just a few …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Plymouth-Canton Patch is compiling a list of Small Business Saturday deals. Share yours here.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses their community thrives on. This year, Plymouth-Canton Patch is putting together a list of local Small Business Saturday deals. If you are a small business owner, leave your deal in the comments section below, and it will be added to the list. You can also email your deal to firstname.lastname@example.org. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building …