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Drake Summer Sixteen Through Your Eyes

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 2 months ago

From dining outdoors at Drake One Fifty's Twilight Tuesdays night market to sitting on the beach at Drake Devonshire to sip sangria and watch the sunset, we've soaked in #summersixteen with fervour.

Blog Insta
Music

Live in the Drake Underground - September Playlist

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 2 months ago

While we're always proud of the talent that graces our stage, September in the Drake Underground is so stacked with amazing music that it deserves some special recognition.

September Playlist
Drake General Store

Get Schooled at Drake General Store

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 2 months ago

From grade one to grad school, we've got the goods at Drake General Store to get you back to class this September.

Kids_BTS
People

Creative Families: Art From the Start

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 2 months ago

With the back-to-school season mere days away, we decided to shine a light on local creative families that inspire us. From how they choose to dress to their outlook on parenthood, a bit of insight into their lives may spark some creativity in your own.

Derek_sarah
Community

Go Back In Time: CNE Photos, 1874 - 1957

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

With its 138th season starting today, take a trip down memory lane with these historical CNE snaps.

CNE Dufferin Street Gate, 1932
People

On the Cusp: Rising Pop Star Michaela May

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

Toronto pop songstress Michaela May is breaking away from the biz and doing things her own way with a totally self-funded album.

Michaela May
Food + Drink

We Love Our Mocktails Like We Love Our Cocktails

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

In a recent Globe and Mail article entitled "The Dry Life," author Caitlin Agnew examines a fashionable trend towards sober living.

mocktails
Drake One Fifty

Things Heat Up For Twilight Tuesdays

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

“Get me a cold glass of red sangria ASAP!”

twilight tuesdays
Community

Six Things To Do In #The6ix This August

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

We've decided to start a list of monthly happenings in Toronto because a) we love an eclectic mix of cool culture, and b) we want to offer both city dwellers and hotel guests an easy list to refer to that makes planning simple.

summerworks
Hotel + Travel

My Night In Nine: Matt Barnes, Photographer

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

We invited award-winning photographer Matt Barnes to stay a night at The Drake Hotel with his family capturing the magic in the quiet moments. The result: the most beautiful family photo session to ever take place around here.

My Night in Nine Matt Barnes, Photographer The Drake Hotel