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Yonge Street: Five-Pin Bowling vs. Farmer's Market Dinners

Posted by Chef Anthony Rose, 6 years ago

Yonge Street is most definitely not the longest street in the world. Five-pin bowling was invented in Toronto and first played on Yonge Street near Temperance. All this makes perfect sense if you think about it and you know where I am going, but no one does so I will tell you.

Hotel + Travel

Fresh Fish + Hot Sauce: We Travel To the Bahamian Islands

Posted by Drake, 6 years ago

When winter strikes, it's oh so tempting to head towards the equator for a week filled with swimming, reading, exploring and of course eating local cuisine! We ventured to Great Exuma in the Bahamian Islands, check out some photos from our tropical adventure.


Music Monday: Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes

Posted by Drake, 6 years ago

After a week of near-summer weather, it's back to reality.
But thankfully, the groundhog appears to be right and spring is just around the corner. Nothing says sunshine and good vibes like the Doobie Brothers!
Dust off the cut-off shorts and sun dresses and do your best Michael MacDonald impression.

Our People: Michael Shepard

Posted by Drake, 6 years ago

Blogging about exciting people wouldn't be complete without talking about some of the exciting people who come through our doors; our hotel guests! Meet TV producer, Michael Shepard.


Drake Performer Profile: DABRYE

Posted by Brian Smiley, 6 years, 1 month ago

A legend in the beat-world, The Drake is very proud to be hosting Dabrye in the Underground as part of CMW.

Hotel + Travel

Culture Shop Returns by Popular Demand!

Posted by Drake, 6 years, 1 month ago

Culture Shop Package is Drake's guide to Toronto's best shopping districts + boutiques!