Drake Blog


Five Questions: Katie Connell on Emoji art

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

"Emoji art forces us into a reflective dialogue about communication, which is always a good thing."

Katie Connell

Nu Drag + West Queer West

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

The timeline of queer culture, venues + events may not be as vast or polished as the street in the east but we’re kind of loving (still) being the west-end rebel.


Staff Spotlight: Mark Sommerfeld

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

You may recognize Mark Sommerfeld as part of our serving staff at our Queen West Location (he’s quite the conversationalist and happens to be eye catching too).

Drake General Store

House Party: Meet Laura Carwardine

Posted by Drake General Store, 2 years ago

Drake General Store, has partnered with Toronto Design Offsite, DesignLines & numerous local studios for their latest collection titled House Party. Launched on September 16th online and in all our stores, the collection also features Drake General Store's first ever housewares collection.

For our fourth House Party designer profile, we sat down with Toronto-based designer Laura Carwardine.

House Party - Laura Carwardine

Music Monday: Seoul

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

Seoul is dropping by this Friday the 17th to play in The Underground and we’re pretty excited because their shoegaze-y sounds are exactly what we’ve been looking for to perfect our fall playlist.

Food + Drink

Food Friday Review: Mr. Flamingo

Posted by Taylor E, 2 years ago

Teetering on the corner of Dovercourt and Dundas is my recent, most-frequented after work spot-- Mr. Flamingo. So for this Food Friday, I thought I'd share some of my menu favourites with you.