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Strangers on the Street: an interview with Justin Close

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 years ago

In a couple of weeks Justin Tyler Close, founder of The Lab Magazine will be hosting a pop-up portrait studio on the Sky Yard for a couple of days. We recently chatted about Strangers on the Street, his love of celluloid and what makes a great portrait.

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New Hotel Uniforms from United!

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

Our Front Desk is the first thing you see when you walk into our house. Now, the first thing you'll see is our new Front Desk staffers' threads!

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Food + Drink


Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

It's baaacckkkkkkkk: deal hunters + foodies collide at Summerlicious! We're so thrilled to be one of the official destinations for Toronto's annual gastronomic celebrations. Our menu is three-courses packed full of favourites like our fried chicken, Drake summer salad, green gazpacho, flourless chocolate cake + more. Drooling yet? Book your seat today by giving us a shout: 416.531.5024 or dropping us a line.

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Boozeless Cocktails

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

Treat yourself to a crafted seasonal drink that won’t give you a hangover. This summer, our talented mixology team is shaking and stirring refreshing boozeless cocktails that are just as tasty as their alcoholic counterparts. Sit under the sun on a patio, in the cool air conditioned confines of the Lounge or enjoy the warm starlight nights with a summery Blackberry Bramble (orange flower water, muddled blackberries and lemon juice, $7), classic Lavender Lemonade (lavender syrup and lemonade, $7), thirst-quenching Raspberry Mint Lemonade (muddled raspberries, mint and lemonade, $7) or recall your childhood with a retro Root Beer Float (Boylan’s root beer and Boreal root beer gelato, $6). Check out our full menu after the jump.

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Lobster Fest Returns to our Sky Yard

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

We're bringing East Coast charm to the exciting redesign of our Sky Yard every Sunday with Lobster Fest. Wear your elastic-waist pants and sit down to feast on a hearty one-pound lobster and all the fixings for just $34.95. Each lobster is paired with favourites from Chef Ted Corrado’s new critically-acclaimed dinner menu including Cuban corn, smoked potato salad, coleslaw, jalapeño cornbread, hot butter and an impossible-to-resist flourless chocolate cake trifle. Wet your whistle with a complimentary bottle of brew from the Halifax king of beer, Alexander Keith. Bibs and lobster crackers are included so you can dine with your friends al fresco on the Sky Yard without worrying about wearing crustacean on your shirt.

Book your spot by giving us a shout at 416. 531. 5042 ext. 1 or drop us a line

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Music Monday: Dornik - Something About You

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 1 month ago

If you've been on the Internet for 5 minutes lately, you've probably been lucky enough to hear the new single from Dornik. If you're living under a rock, it's ok. That's why we're here! Enjoy.

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