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We Like Spring, and We Like Bikes

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Besides the obvious—birds singing, buds popping, a general lack of snow everywhere—there are a few distinct signs that spring has returned to Drake’s universe. One of them is a patio full of smiling faces, the sound of glass and silverware clinking up and down Beaconsfield Avenue.

The other? All the bikes locked up out front.

Drake Patio
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Food + Drink

Cinco de Mayo pop-up at Drake One Fifty with guest Chef Donnie Masterton of The Restaurant, San Miguel de Allende

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

This coming Cinco de Mayo, May 5, we’re thrilled to welcome Donnie Masterton of critically acclaimed foodie favourite, The Restaurant in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, who will guest star at Drake One Fifty with a menu of Mexican inspired dishes.

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People

A peek behind the culinary curtain at Drake One Fifty

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Christine Fancy, pastry chef at Drake One Fifty, shows us what goes into the best possible dessert—besides sugar and flour.

Christine Fancy, Drake One Fifty's pastry chef.
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Drake by the Lake

Update from the County

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Start planning your PEC mini-break because we're making progress on your new favourite country getaway.

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Music

Music Monday: Kevin Drew

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Kevin Drew is a multi-talented, multi-tasking individual who, among many things, helped found Broken Social Scene. He played a special show in the Underground this past weekend to promote his new album, Darlings . In case you live under a rock and missed it, here's a nice little tune to get you in the mood.

Kevin Drew
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Style

Introducing Modern Makers at Drake General Store

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 4 weeks ago

We've been rolling out a lot of exciting, great things at Drake lately. It's a trend we're proud to keep up at Drake General Store.

Modern Makers
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Art

Five Questions: Guy Maddin

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 4 weeks ago

Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, whose Seances, a tribute to the lost films of silent cinema, is part of our current winter exhibition, discusses the concept of loss in cinema, Seances's ultimate fate, and where his relationship with his storied hometown currently stands.

Guy Maddin
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Music

Music Monday: Blitz/Berlin

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

There are some bands that you can't even really describe, for many reasons.

Blitz/Berlin
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Art

Happy World Poetry Day!

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

It's not just spring that coaxes new life from the barren, worn soil of winter on March 21st. Did you know that today is World Poetry Day?

Toronto Poetry Slam
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Music

Music Monday: a Preview of Nils Frahm

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

Here's a preview of what to expect when German wunderkind, musician + composer Nils Frahm plays the Drake Underground March 22.

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