Gino Rea has a flair for hair
By Sean Delaney
Gino Rea got into hair cutting because he liked to work with his hands.
And honestly, he knew an office job wasn’t going to suit him.
“I can’t sit down at a desk for too long; I like to be creative with my hands,” the owner of Emery Village’s The Hair Performers said.
A cut above - Sam (Salvatore) Parisi
By Sean Delaney
Sam Salvatore has grown his barbershop through hard work, and conversation
“I enjoy working for my customers,” said Sam (Salvatore) Parisi, owner of Sam’s Men’s Hairstyling and Barbershop. “Over the years, it’s become a friendly shop. They come, I give them coffee, although now w...
Yesterday and Today - Jan 2021
By Tim Lambrinos
Reflections of G.B. Warren Junior High School
The Humber Summit Middle School provides classes for grades six through eight and is located at 60 Pearldale Avenue. The school is located just north of the Finchdale Plaza along Finch Avenue West.
The school operates from a curricu...
Steinberg and Miracle Mart
By Claudio D'Intino
I moved into Humber Summit in 1967. As a kid, our first grocery trip was to Steinberg Supermarket at 2592 Finch Ave West, in the Finchdale Plaza.
The story of the Steinbergs goes back to 1917, when Ida Steinberg opened up a grocery store in Montreal. Led by son, Sam Stein...
Emery Village’s Catholic heritages along Weston Road
BY TIM LAMBRINOS AND TERESA TEDESCO
In 1958, Emery’s section of Weston Road heading south of Finch was still generally a dirt road. Emery Village’s local residents still officially referred to the roadway as Main Street. However, with Milani’s newly built factories north of Finch and the ...
Satterly & Plunkett Rd Streetscape Projects
Making a difference: Important Satterly and Plunkett Road Streetscape Projects
The area known more recently as Italian Gardens in Humber Summit was for many years, a significant destination place for shoppers and homeowners to the affluent subdivisions adjacent to the Humber River.