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HUMANS OF THE DRAKE: MEET SARAH

Posted by Drake General Store, 1 year, 3 months ago

Introducing: HUMANS OF THE DRAKE. Every week, we will profile a member of our team, their favourite holiday traditions and most coveted wish list items.

MEET SARAH:

Born + raised in Halifax, and a Betty + Veronica comic book advocate - Sarah moved to Toronto for the last couple years of high school. She went to school in Montreal and New York before shuttling off to China to design for Ports 1961. Sarah then moved back to Toronto to start her freelance career and has been a part of the DGS team since August 2014.

MEET SARAH
Music

Music Monday: Evening Hymns

Posted by Carla Candela, 1 year, 3 months ago

Evening Hymns, the ever-evolving musical project of Jonas Bonnetta + a musician/artist/sawyer of Eastern Ontario brings his elevated acoustic harmony to the Drake Underground this Friday, November 27th.

Evening Hymns
Drake Devonshire

History Lives Here

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

On November 22nd, you are summoned to the Drake Devonshire Pavilion to hear a long-lost tale of the most infamous trial in Prince Edward County. Join host Peter Lockyer of History Lives Here Inc., and the Honourable Judge Robert Sharpe, author of The Lazier Murder: Prince Edward County 1884, for a lecture on the dubious trial which took place at the Picton Courthouse more than a century ago

Picton County Courthouse
Drake General Store

HUMANS OF THE DRAKE: MEET ANA

Posted by Drake General Store, 1 year, 3 months ago

Introducing: HUMANS OF THE DRAKE. Every week, we will profile a member of our team, their favourite holiday traditions and most coveted wish list items.

MEET ANA:

Ana has been a member of the DGS fam for just over a year now. She was born and raised in Colombia, and has wanted to be a marine biologist since she was 10 years old. Instead, Ana studied wildlife biology and is an avid member of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

Anna
People

Drake Holiday Toy and Warm Clothing Drive

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

Drake invites you to give back this season by donating toys, warm clothing + grocery gifts for our annual Toy Drive. All contributions will be donated to the Alexander Muir Elementary School + Out of the Cold Program in Toronto and StoreHouse Food Bank in Wellington, ensuring a happy holiday season for those who could use a little help in making it extra special. We’re collecting until the 17th so come by today + drop off some goodies!

drive
Food + Drink

Meet our Taste of Newfoundland + Labrador Guests

Posted by Ivy Knight, 1 year, 3 months ago

Editor-in-chief of Swallow Daily, 86’d Mondays Hostess with the Most-est, and in-house East Coaster Ivy Knight cozied up with her Atlantic Canada kin Chef Todd Perrin + Sommelier Stephen Lee of Mallard Cottage and Chef Jeremy Charles + Sommelier Jeremy Bonia of Raymonds for a chat about food, wine, and bringing a Taste of Newfoundland + Labrador to The Drake.

Taste of Newfoundland