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Get Schooled at Drake General Store

Posted by Jen McNeely, 12 hours, 18 minutes ago

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

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Creative Families: Art From the Start

Posted by Jen McNeely, 4 days, 10 hours 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.

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#DrakeDreams: Justin Manning, Assistant Buyer

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks ago

It's not everday you meet a stunning model, discovered in a quaint little cafe with piercing blue eyes and personality that melts the coldest hearts.

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Weekend Warriors: Tokyo Smoke Pop-Up at Drake General Store

Posted by Jen McNeely, 3 weeks, 4 days ago

This weekend, as part of our summer-long Weekend Warriors programme, our friends at Tokyo Smoke will be moving into the third-floor space at Drake General Store on Queen West. They'll be showing off their curated Cannabis products, serving rare Blue Mountain coffee from Jamaica, and answering all your burning questions about marijuana: the biz, the product, and/or how you consume it.

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#DrakeDreams: Joyce Lo, Drake General Store Co-Founder

Posted by Drake, 3 weeks, 6 days ago

If you've ever walked into a Drake General Store, then you'll know that immediate feeling of nostalgia + charm that ever so quickly warms you from head to toe. For this you can thank the equal parts chic + quirky, Joyce Lo, Co-founder/Head Buyer for DGS. Get to know the curator of all your favourite + faboulous goodies for this week's #DrakeDreams.

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Simple Summer Pleasures: Augie's Ice Pops at DGS

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Next time you visit Drake General Store on Queen West, cool off with a handmade, all-natural Augie's Ice Pop. We love the taste, but we also love a good story, and Janet Dimond's beloved Toronto company is definitely that.

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