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Hotel + Travel

Summer in the City

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 3 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 Monday: Your Boy Brian

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 3 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, 3 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

Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 3 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
Hotel + Travel

Hotels We Love - Amsterdam

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 3 months ago

In our second edition of Hotels We Love, and because we've been following The Netherlands closely in the World Cup (argh!), we wanted to share our faves from Amsterdam. A city long known for its progressive stance on social issues, relaxed attitude toward certain smokeable herbs, friendliness, and love of bicycles, Amsterdam also boasts many fine places to stay. Here's a round up of our top picks to consider for your next vakantie en Nederland.

The lovely canals of Amsterdam (image via Wikipedia)
Drake General Store

Films We Love: Obvious Child

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

Part Girls, part Girls, part Broad City SNL-alum Jenny Slate's new film Obvious Child about abortion could easily skirt into the category of poor taste, but successfully tackles the provocative topic with humour. Read our review of this romantic(ish) comedy.

Obvious Child Starring Jenny Slate