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Hear Her Tonight: Drake Takes 5 With Ashleigh Semkiw

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

A friend of Drake, Ashleigh Semkiw is a songwriter, performance artist and operatic soprano- not to mention drop dead gorgeous! In anticipation for her long weekend show in the Underground, we sat down with her for a quick chat.

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People

Our People: Bryony Lavery

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

Blogging about exciting people wouldn't be complete without talking about some of the exciting people who come through our doors; our hotel guests! Meet award-winning playwright, Bryony Lavery.

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Other

Shared: Our Beloved Basics

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

Knit, cut + sewn entirely in Toronto, Shared Beloved Basics are designed in partnership with our pals at the Drake General Store! We love seeing our neighbours and friends wear and enjoy Shared.

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Music Monday

Duran Duran - Rio

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago


And celebrating its 30th birthday - we have the forever iconic video for 'Rio' by Duran Duran.
Proving the theory that boats, babes + shoulder pads never get old when it comes to music videos.
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Food + Drink

Happy 250th Birthday to Our Favourite Lunchtime Pal: The Sandwich

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

Happy 250th birthday to the sandwich! There are few foods we heart as much at the sandwich. The possibilities are endless and that makes it perfect for breakfast, lunch or (read: and) dinner. Today Drake sings an ode to the sandwich on its birthday!

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Hotel + Travel

Barefoot Bars + Caribbean Cuisine: Drake Hearts Belize!

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

We heart Belize! Just like many other Canadians, it feels as if it's a home away from home, filled with Canadian banks, hotel owners, charter pilots + more, it's the quintessential Central American hangout. Check out a few of Drake's highlights from our trip there!

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Music Monday

Listen to Beach House's New Album, Bloom, in its Entirity!

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

One of Drake's favourite contemporary acts is, hands down, Beach House! We were so excited to hear about the release their new album, Bloom, and now we can stream the whole thing from NPR.

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Other

Mother's Day

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

On Sunday, May 13th, there are two different brunch ways to show your mom you heart her! Join Drake for a brunch extravaganza on Mother's Day!

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People

Our People: Mr & Mrs Smith

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

Blogging about exciting people wouldn't be complete without talking about some of the exciting people who come through our doors; our hotel guests! Meet luxury hotel experts, Mr & Mrs Smith.

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Exploding Flowers: Bursts of Colour by Qi Wei

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

Artist, Qi Wei has created a beautiful series of "exploding" flowers. The petal starbursts make us want to take a stroll in Trinity Bellwoods while sipping on some Drake brew. Spring perfection!

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