Drake Blog

Hotel + Travel

Drake's History, Queen West's History

Posted by Drake, 4 years, 1 month ago

Metro News makes us a little misty-eyed with an insightful look at our history, and we weigh in.

Down The Line The Drake Hotel TIFF

Sounds from our opening: Off the International Radar

Posted by Drake, 4 years, 1 month ago

Think back, all the way to the cradle. Or to Drake's cradle, at any rate.

Image courtesy of Hand Drawn Dracula

Watch These Musical Wheels Keep On Tuning

Posted by Drake, 4 years, 9 months ago

We know how much the neighbourhood loves biking around our beautiful city; but can you imagine not needing headphones to cruise around with your favourite tunes? Meet Gary Frank Skaggs, the creator of an original piano-bike, sure to inspire some 'instrumental' changes to how we ride.

Piano Man

Looking Back at James Bond

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 3 months ago

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've certainly heard about the new James Bond Film as well as the major exhibition at TIFF, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style. We're so excited by all this Bond buzz, we've decided to show you our favourite movie stills + book covers of years past. Why not sip a shaken, not stirred, Drake cocktail while reading?

James Bond
Style + Design

The Great American Cereal Book: A Breakfast Design Retrospective

Posted by Drake, 6 years ago

Eating sweet cereal in footie PJs on Saturday morning: it doesn't get more quintessentially "kid" than that. Authors Marty Gitlin and Topher Ellis take us on an historical journey through the rise of milky crunchy mornings and the economic boom that followed the first pour.

Style + Design


Posted by Drake, 6 years, 4 months ago

We love it when being green and being creative collide! We've been saving our old Drake Jam jars and are going to turn them into a new light fixture with a DIY mason jar chandelier project.