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Best of the Blog: Our Sweet Sixteen of 2016

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 1 month ago

Say what you will about 2016, it’s been one heck of a year.

A Month of Giving
Community

Art, film history, craft: Your Six for Late September

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 5 months ago

For the past week, the city has been abuzz with TIFF, and while we love our annual film festival, we're here to remind you of other lively cultural events that should be on your radar.

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Food + Drink

Meet the Maker: Jennifer Commins of Pluck Tea

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 10 months ago

She's a fascinating woman who makes a mean cuppa, and doesn't shy away from the cold hard truth: "There are a lot of people making really, really bad tea." It is this pitiful reality that led her to start Pluck Tea.

Interview with Jennifer Commins of Pluck Teas now served at The Drake
Art

Inside The Studio: Gettin' Freaky With The Broadbent Sisters

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 10 months ago

Since discovering a collective consciousness through their art, they've been pushing that idea further...playing with the spiritual realm. The results have been kinda freaky.

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Drake Devonshire

Meet Our Bay of Quinte BFFs

Posted by Sarah Brown, 1 year, 10 months ago

Want to taste the flavours inspired by the province’s best-kept secret? Your wish is our command! Bay of Quinte is a buzzworthy destination that’s home to our Drake by the Lake escape. Better known for its Great Lake fishing and world-class walleye, we’re thrilled to bring the finest flavours to the Sky Yard for a pop-up on Thursday, March 31st!

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Hotel + Travel

Drake Scribbles: Hairy Chest Man Party in the Photo Booth

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 10 months ago

"I imagined that after last call, when all the lights went out and the guests were sleeping, the Hairy Chest Men would wake up and take the humans' places," says illustrator Emily Sehl, who prefers drawing dolls and monsters over people. "They would have drinks and dance. They would fall in love and smooch in the photo booth."

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