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Food + Drink

Bikeable City

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

One of the loveliest things about our city is how bike obsessed many of us are, and how much green space there actually is to explore. Who needs bike lanes anyway, when you can bike in the cool green woods that are tucked within Toronto city limits? If you're sticking around the city this weekend, check out these off the streets biking options. We even give you ideas about where you can stop and eat on the way, or which spots are best to pack a picnic.

Part of the Lower Don Trail (image via whyilovetoronto.tumblr.com)
Drake General Store

Meet The Maker: Explorer's Press

Posted by Drake General Store, 3 years, 2 months ago

Graphic pins covering backpacks + denim jackets with iron-on patches were a massive trend circa 1992. Well, let us introduce you to Brendan Megannety, Creative Director of Explorer’s Press , who’s bringing it all back + in a far cooler way.

Explorer's Press Profile 1
Hotel + Travel

Summer in the City

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

We’re this close to opening the Drake Devonshire Inn in Wellington and a new Drake General Store in Ottawa, but before we bust our geographical boundaries, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate summer in Toronto.

Toronto Sklyline
Music

Music Monday: Your Boy Brian

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

Your Boy Brian is our boy too! Feel like dancing the night away? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Your Boy Brian
Food + Drink

Food Friday: A Peek at Drake One Fifty's Pop Up w/ NYC Chef Justin Smillie

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

Earlier this week we were stoked to host NYC rising star chef Justin Smillie for a pop-up at Drake One Fifty.

Justin Smilie PopUp1
Art

Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

Pursuing a career in the arts? Forget a MFA. If you're looking to mix your travel with your studio time, here's a selection of five artist residencies worth checking out.

Summer Residencies Banff Art Centre