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Food + Drink

Cocktail Hour: Sandy De Almeida Shakes Up the Sky Yard with Parisian Fizz

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Master mixologist Sandy De Almeida gets creative with a Perrier cocktail for summer.

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Music

Ferraro Takes a Rock N' Roll Road Trip

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

You heard it first here. Toronto’s legendary sons of The Cameron House will hit the Drake Devonshire stage for a night of bone-shaking rock n’ roll.

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Music

Drake Announces CMW Lineup At The Underground

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

Nominated for Best Small Club 2016 by FYI Music News, The Underground is making history with this year’s buzzy CMW lineup.

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People

Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 4 weeks ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake
Special Events

Tie The Knot With Drake

Posted by Drake, 3 months ago

Ping-pong, vintage photo booths, 'pitch + putt': we're all about adding playful + curious touches to create a memorable wedding that's not like the others.

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Hotel + Travel

Drake Scribbles: L.A. Dreaming

Posted by Drake, 3 months ago

This week, after exploring all the spaces at The Drake Hotel, Megan Stulberg decided to sit in the colourful indoor/outdoor corridor on the Sky Yard. “It reminds me of Los Angeles, a city I visit often. Rooftop bars are scarce in Toronto. Having one in the heart of Queen West is like having a little slice of LA around the corner from me,” says Megan.

Drake Scribbles
Drake One Fifty

Popera! gives a sensual dining experience like no other

Posted by Drake, 3 months ago

Beautiful, moving, and abounding with passion: Drake One Fifty's monthly Popera! series, with the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, is a sensual way to do Saturday night.

Popera at Drake One Fifty
Drake General Store

To Infinity + Beyond: Kids' Lit at Drake General Store

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

3, 2, 1…. Prepare for LIFT OFF! The Drake General Store is taking kids on a journey of a lifetime. Jumping into a whirlwind of time travel adventure, magical kingdoms, and 3D surprises, we’re bringing all-star stories that will take adults and kids alike to #infinityandbeyond.

Drake General Store Children's Books
Art

Hairy Chest Man Discovers Modern Art on the Sky Yard

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

Weeeeeeeeeeeeee! This place is so fun! When I first made it to the Sky Yard, I thought this thing I'm on was a giant water slide.

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Music

Watch: Swedish Soul Singer LÉON Wows Guests in The Underground

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

It's a bold statement, but I'm going to say it anyway: LÉON is primed to be the next Adele.

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