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Music Monday: The XX - Angels

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago


The new single from The xx is the opening track from Coexist, out September 11.

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Style

Hong Kong: Home of 7 Million + 1 Urban Bee Farmer

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago


Hong Kong is a booming economic force, not to mention a fast-paced urban space with very little room for green. Among the 7 million residents, product designer Michael Leung has founded a beekeeping company that values locality, bee's importance to humans + creative branding. Talk about the sweet life! Enjoy this video directed by Kiku Ohe.

Nokia - HK Honey from the silentlights on Vimeo.

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Art

Avenue Q Lands at Lower Ossington Theatre

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago

Our West Queen West neighbours have a different kind of fuzzy puppet on their stage. These ones don't exactly sing songs about the Alphabet or the joys of sharing- they're saucy, hilarious + soulful. We couldn't be happier to hear that critically acclaimed, Avenue Q has landed at The Lower Ossington Theatre.

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Food + Drink

T.O.'s Hottest Chef: Vote Now for Drake's own Graham auf der Mauer

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago

Swallow Food Blog is figuring out who's Toronto's hottest chef. We might be biased, but we're pretty certain our very own Graham auf der Mauer takes the cake. Vote for him now! Oh, and we'll also be donating $1 for every vote to the Parkdale Food Bank.

Toronto's Hottest Chef
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Hotel + Travel

Design*Sponge Hearts Drake!

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago

We had such a blast meeting Design*Sponge while they were in in town. We're so glad they enjoyed Drake too!

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Art

Moonrise Kingdom Book Covers: Creative Process

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago


Wes Anderson's newest film, Moonrise Kingdom, is practically perfect in every way. We fell for his one-of-a-kind commissioned book covers! Take a glimpse into the creative process to create each one.

Moonrise Kingdom
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Music

Music Monday: Frank Ocean - Sweet Life

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago


Seems like everyone is talking about Frank Ocean these days. We don't blame them! His latest single, Sweet Life, has been on repeat since its release on Friday.

Frank Ocean Sweet Life
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Music

Drakeland's Park After Dark

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

When the sun goes down, Drakeland transforms into your own private showcase! Meet us Underground for a special weekend dose of DJs, live bands, comedy acts + more.

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Art

Life-Like Drawing Returns to the Sky Yard

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

Drakeland gets creative every Tuesday with a free art class! Join us on the Sky Yard for an open-air drawing class with a model + instructor.

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Hotel + Travel

Raise the Roof: We Made Tablet's Top 10 List

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

We've always had a thing for our climate-defiant Sky Yard patio. We're pleased to hear that Tablet does too! Our Sky Yard + Lavender Lemonade made it on their top 10 list of the best hotels to enjoy a rooftop cocktail.

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