Yesterday and Today: Devins' Woodland Abode
Back in 1950, Jack Devins was a 24 year old young man working on his father’s (John R. Devins) Islington Ave farm. As a child growing up in the 1930’s, young Jack attended Emery Public School located on the northeast corner of Finch and Weston Rd. Devins’ closest childhood pals were fellow cla...
Yesterday and Today : Milani’s Italian Gardens
Milani’s Italian Gardens
The present name of Italian Gardens appropriately labels a shopping plaza that exists on the east side of Islington Avenue at Satterly Boulevard, right in the heart of Humber Summit. However, the name Italian Gardens actually came from a specific phase in the remarkable s...