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Meet the Cool Dads of The Drake

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 9 months ago

With Dad’s Day around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to shout out the cool dads who help make The Drake, well… extra cool.

Dad's Days w/ the Drake

Drake One Fifty Lunch & Learn: Jörn Weisbrodt

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 9 months ago

From the moment I saw him stride through the doors of Drake One Fifty, it became clear to me that Jörn Weisbrodt, Artistic Director of Luminato Festival, was a man who moves against the grain.


Word to Your Mother: Life Advice From Drake Moms

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 10 months ago

Beyond wrangling toddlers to “say cheese,” we asked our moms to give us the goods: life lessons they've learned along the way.

Mothers Day

Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake

Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 11 months ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge

Food Friday: Drake Bartender Alex Pearce is Making It With Love

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 years ago

We're proud to share that our very own Alex Pearce has made it to the next round for Made With Love: Canada's biggest mixology competition.

The Drake Hotel Bartender Alex Pearce competes in the Made With Love Cocktail Competition