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Drake's Holiday Toy Drive

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 10 months ago

'Tis the season for giving! Swing by our Lobby to drop off toys, warm clothes + non-perishable food items for our Holiday Toy Drive. You can even donate directly from Drake General Store using the online code, TOYDRIVE.

Drake Hotel
Art

London for Frieze + Berlin for fun

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 3 years, 10 months ago

Some people mark time by the seasons, others organize their lives around old school timetables, but for me, I tell time in art fairs. And as I’m getting my notes in order to head off to Miami for the next art world outpost, I realize I’m behind the times and didn’t tell you about the last gathering – in London for Frieze.

London intro
Art

Looking Back at James Bond

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 10 months ago

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've certainly heard about the new James Bond Film as well as the major exhibition at TIFF, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style. We're so excited by all this Bond buzz, we've decided to show you our favourite movie stills + book covers of years past. Why not sip a shaken, not stirred, Drake cocktail while reading?

James Bond
Music

Music Monday: Solange - Lovers in the Parking Lot

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 10 months ago

Solange's second single from her True EP, has us hitting the replay button more than once. Enjoy her easy-on-the ears vocals this Music Monday.

Solange
Food + Drink

Chef's Challenge With Guy Fieri

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 10 months ago

There's always foodie fun happening at Drake! 'Tis the season for giving back a little extra more, so we're teaming up with the host of 86'D Mondays, Ivy Knight, to raise money for Mount Sinai's breast + ovarian cancer research centre. Find out how you can support our worthy cause, here.

Mount Sinai
Art

Ceramics for Plastics

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 3 years, 10 months ago

Designer, Roos Gomperts, has taken everyday objects and re-appropriated them into kinetic works of art. With its bright colours and quirky sounds, this film making us look at our garbage can with a little love.

Shannon Elizabeth Murphy