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Drake Catering: Eat Your Heart Out

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Say hello to Drake Catering!

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Photobooth Confessional w/ Keimar Russell

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Most days, you'll find Keimar cooking up a storm in The Drake Hotel kitchen. His day officially starts at 5AM but after he hangs up his apron, his day as a break dancer picks up as he heads to dance practice and dances until 10PM. Get to know the dedicated and multi-talented staffer in just 10 questions.


The Drake x CMW 2017

Posted by Drake, 4 weeks ago

Spring is officially sprung and we've got this year's CMW lineup to kick off the beginning of festival season! In its 35th year, CMW has never looked better. Say hello to this year's hottest new acts from around the world, 4AM last calls + a fun-filled 5 nights in the Underground.

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Live in the Drake Underground - March Playlist

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

The Drake's music programmer, the one behind the playlist to your work day, and the reason the Underground is packed every night, Iain MacNeil, has curated a playlist of must-hear music just for YOU!

Next time they pass you the aux cord, you'll be prepared.

March Playlist

Photobooth Confessional: Karla Brennen

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

She's a true wonder woman with a sunny attitude and a lifelong love of the County. Meet Drake Devonshire’s new general manager, Karla Brennen.

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The Drake Turns 13: Wishlist

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

We're turning 13 this year but before we enter the teen years, we're gonna need a few things. A mix of essentials and our current favs from Drake General Store, here's what's on our bday wish list!

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Posted by Drake, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Excitement is spreading as we get closer to puck drop at The Drake's first-ever Toronto vs. Montreal chef Barn Burner Hockey Game. Featured in our newest installment of Ice Breakers is a self-proclaimed albatross on the ice, but he's ready to put his best skate forward for a good cause.

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Posted by Drake, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

As a late addition to the team but a regular on the ice, Chef Nick Chen-Yin of Smoke Signals Bar-B-Q reveals his first hockey memory, his go-to concession snack and why Community Food Centres Canada is important.

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Pre-Barn Burner Ice Breaker w/ Marc-Alexandre Mercier

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

As we get closer to our epic Drake Barn Burner Hockey Game at The Drake Devonshire we're checking in with some of the competing players. For the newest installment of Ice Breakers, this Habs fan shares his favourite pre-game plate and the real reason he's entering the rink.

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Sunday Nights in Northern Canada

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 4 weeks ago

For Canada's 150th birthday we're taking a culinary trek across the country. First stop: Northern Canada.

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