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Simulations: Humans + Nature Collide

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 10 months ago

What's black, white + Green all over? Photographer, Alexandra Bellissimo, combines humans and aspects of nature together to dramatically emphasise our connectedness to Earth. Her images are striking and imaginative- we can't get enough!

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Music

Music Monday: Lower Dens - Candy

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 months ago


We can't get enough of Lower Dens' new quirky + bright video for their single, Candy. Directed by Alan Resnick + Noah Collier, it's giving us a toothache!

Lower Dens
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Food + Drink

Hennessy Black Cocktail Competition Lands at Drakeland

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 months ago

We've gathered Toronto's best bartenders for a cocktail competition + we want you to help us select the winners! Bonus? Just by voting you'll win a chance to claim the same prize they do: a $150 Drake Gift Card + the chance to sleep w/ Drake.

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Music

Music Mondays: Jensen Sportag Remixes Grimes + Blood Diamonds

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 months ago


We think that the Grimes + Blood Diamonds' single is pretty fantastic! Enter Tennessee's Jensen Sportag. Their chilled-down remix of one of this summer's tunes is great for your patio sangria party.



Grimes Blood Diamonds
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Art

Maya Wild's Illustrations Make Us Smile Big

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 months ago

Our senior graphic designer, Carla P., sent over Maya Wild's website filled with beautiful illustrations! Their cheery + quirky aesthetic is making us even more happy that it's Friday.

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Style

Summer Favourites from the Drake General Store

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 months ago

The Drake General Store hearts picnic parties! We're very excited to share their first-ever photo story with you. Shot by the talented Steven Beckly, the images showcase some of their top summer picks- including our favourite Shared Toronto Public Library tee. Take a look!

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Music

Music Monday: The XX - Angels

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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.

Avenue Q
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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, 11 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.

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