Drake Blog


Hear Her Tonight: Drake Takes 5 With Ashleigh Semkiw

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 9 months ago

A friend of Drake, Ashleigh Semkiw is a songwriter, performance artist and operatic soprano- not to mention drop dead gorgeous! In anticipation for her long weekend show in the Underground, we sat down with her for a quick chat.

Ashleigh Semkiw

Our People: Bryony Lavery

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 9 months 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 award-winning playwright, Bryony Lavery.

Bryony Lavery
Style + Design

Shared: Our Beloved Basics

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 9 months ago

Knit, cut + sewn entirely in Toronto, Shared Beloved Basics are designed in partnership with our pals at the Drake General Store! We love seeing our neighbours and friends wear and enjoy Shared.


Drake Staffer Zoe Sweet: Actress + Yoga Teacher Extraordinaire

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 5 years, 9 months ago

We're so lucky to have amazing staff and Zoe Sweet is no exception. Zoe not only has her Masters in Acting from York University, she is in training to become an Anusara Yoga Instructor + runs her own theatre company, FeverGraph. Is there anything this girl can't do?

Zoe Sweet Fevergraph

Music Monday: Duran Duran - Rio

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 9 months ago

And celebrating its 30th birthday - we have the forever iconic video for 'Rio' by Duran Duran.
Proving the theory that boats, babes + shoulder pads never get old when it comes to music videos.
Food + Drink

Happy 250th Birthday to Our Favourite Lunchtime Pal: The Sandwich

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 9 months ago

Happy 250th birthday to the sandwich! There are few foods we heart as much at the sandwich. The possibilities are endless and that makes it perfect for breakfast, lunch or (read: and) dinner. Today Drake sings an ode to the sandwich on its birthday!

sandwich 250th birthday