CANTON, OH (August 30, 2010) – Beginning on Wed., Sept. 1, the Downtown Special Improvement District will offer the annual “Downtown Deals Wednesday” promotion. Diners to the participating downtown Canton restaurants will receive one half-priced entrée for each entrée they purchase at regular price. Eleven downtown restaurants will offer this special discount to diners every Wednesday in September and October. The discount is valid after 5 p.m. only. In order to receive the discount, a coupon must be presented at time of purchase. Coupons will be available in The Repository and Jackson Suburbanite and are available for download at This year's Downtown Dining Deals will feature 11 downtown Canton restaurants, including Arcadia Grille, Bender’s Tavern, The Brownstone Steakhouse, Desert Inn, Iris, Napoli’s Italian Eatery, Pete’s Grill & Pizza, Peter Shears Downtown, Primo’s Ristorante, Thatsa Wrapp and Thorpe’s Grill at the McKinley Grand. “The Downtown Deals Wednesday promotion is an excellent opportunity to experience some of the incredible local restaurants in downtown Canton. Diners can experience all types of cuisines and enjoy both casual and fine dining with this exciting promotion,” said Kelly Blandford Bah, project manager for the Downtown Special Improvement District. For details about Downtown Deals Wednesday, visit, or contact Kelly Blandford Bah at or (330) 458-2063.