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Food Friday: Oh You Fancy, Huh?

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Our pastry Chef Christine Fancy creates a dessert for Toronto Life.

Fancy's IceCream
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Music

Hillside Festival 2014

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

It's no surprise that we love music at the Drake Hotel, so of course we check out as many local festivals as possible. This past weekend, we headed to Guelph for Hillside Festival, now in it's 31st year. Here are some of our favourite acts and moments from the weekend.

Hillside Festival in Guelph (image courtesy of Hillside Festival)
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Food + Drink

Drake + Momofuku Present Twilight Tuesdays

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

On Tuesday evenings in August from 5-9PM, Drake One Fifty, Momofuku + friends will transform the York Street parkette into a mini night-market, offering gourmet street food, summertime treats, and notable Canadian indie musicians performing street-side, creating a twilight oasis in the heart of Toronto’s Financial District.

twilight tuesdays
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Music

Music Monday: PHOX

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

PHOX is blowing up in the music world and we totally get it.

Phox
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Food + Drink

Food Friday: New Summer Menu at Drake One Fifty

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Last week we rolled out our new summer menu at Drake One Fifty. The weather’s been heating up and the chefs wanted to incorporate some of the delicious fresh local food that’s been exciting their palates.

DOF Summer Menu- Lobster Roll
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Art

Drake Lab Update: Cameron Lee's Instant Fashion Show

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

On Jul 21, the Drake Lab played host to Instant Fashion Show, an event that’s part of the public programming coinciding with Cameron Lee’s behind the curtain Drake Lab residency. Our assistant curator, Rea McNamara, provides a recap of the event.

Cameron Lee Instant Fashion Show Group
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Music

Music Monday: Any Kind

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Any Kind is a band composed of four friends, hailing from Chicago. Their folk-pop music sounds like it comes to them effortlessly, the way a master can make their craft look easy.

Any Kind
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Music

Meet PHOX: A few minutes with Monica Martin

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Meet PHOX: A sextet with a penchant for confetti, friends + poutine.

PHOX the band
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Food + Drink

Bikeable City

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

One of the loveliest things about our city is how bike obsessed many of us are, and how much green space there actually is to explore. Who needs bike lanes anyway, when you can bike in the cool green woods that are tucked within Toronto city limits? If you're sticking around the city this weekend, check out these off the streets biking options. We even give you ideas about where you can stop and eat on the way, or which spots are best to pack a picnic.

Part of the Lower Don Trail (image via whyilovetoronto.tumblr.com)
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Hotel + Travel

Summer in the City

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

We’re this close to opening the Drake Devonshire Inn in Wellington and a new Drake General Store in Ottawa, but before we bust our geographical boundaries, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate summer in Toronto.

Toronto Sklyline
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