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Hotel + Travel

Fresh Fish + Hot Sauce: We Travel To the Bahamian Islands

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

When winter strikes, it's oh so tempting to head towards the equator for a week filled with swimming, reading, exploring and of course eating local cuisine! We ventured to Great Exuma in the Bahamian Islands, check out some photos from our tropical adventure.

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Music

Music Monday: Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago


After a week of near-summer weather, it's back to reality.
But thankfully, the groundhog appears to be right and spring is just around the corner. Nothing says sunshine and good vibes like the Doobie Brothers!
Dust off the cut-off shorts and sun dresses and do your best Michael MacDonald impression. Continue reading Music Monday: Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
People

Our People: Michael Shepard

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month 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 TV producer, Michael Shepard.

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Hotel + Travel

Culture Shop Returns by Popular Demand!

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

Culture Shop Package is Drake's guide to Toronto's best shopping districts + boutiques!

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Music

Boyfriend in the Underground: Snap Shot

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

We found this amazing David Lynch-esque photo of the Boyfriend concert in our Underground by Kristel Jax.

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Music

Music Monday: Grimes - Oblivion

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

If you've turned on your computer in the last month, chances are you've heard about Grimes. This amazingly talented and quirky Canadian wonder never ceases to impress us + certainly deserves all the hype!

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Food + Drink

Sugar Shack Returns to Drake's Sky Yard

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

Just in time for spring, our Sky Yard Sugar Shack is now open for cocktails that maple us happy!

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Style

The Great American Cereal Book: A Breakfast Design Retrospective

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

Eating sweet cereal in footie PJs on Saturday morning: it doesn't get more quintessentially "kid" than that. Authors Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis take us on an historical journey through the rise of milky crunchy mornings and the economic boom that followed the first pour.

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Food + Drink

New Games Night: Plingo!

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago

Drake is taking family games night to the next level! Join us the last Sunday of every month for Plingo- it's an exciting mash-up of Bingo + Plinko. Curious?

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Music

Music Monday: Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 1 month ago


This goes out to all the catchy songs out there. The ones that pop into your head and just won't get out.
'Two Weeks' by Grizzly Bear clearly falls into that category - just please don't blame us if you're humming it all week! Continue reading Music Monday: Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks