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February 3, 2014

Toronto synth pop duo Trust have confirmed their second record Joyland will be released March 4th. Their label Arts & Crafts described it as ”an eruption of guts, eels and joy”.

The band recently played The Drake Hotel Underground to preview the new record the record and the new material sounds incredible. 

Watch Trust’s new video for lead single Rescue, Mister above.

December 17, 2013

Did you catch The Drake Hotel’s Ode To Beyonce brunch over the weekend? If not, you missed an super fun afternoon. 

Watch Queen Bey’s video for XO above. Makes us yearn for summer. 

February 27, 2013
RSVP to: drakegeneralstore@thedrakehotel.ca

RSVP to: drakegeneralstore@thedrakehotel.ca

July 17, 2012

Tune Tuesday: How to Dress Well

Hailing from Chicago, How to Dress Well is quickly becoming one of our favourite artists! We were mesmerized during his live performance at The Drake Hotel last month. Enjoy this new single from “Total Loss,” full album out on September 17 on Acéphale.

Cold Nites - How to Dress Well

April 19, 2012
Drake General Store Hearts The Drake Spring Market!
April showers bring… May Markets! Back by popular demand, the one-day-only Drake Spring Market has returned on May 5th. Visit our outdoor market to find the city’s best artisans, jewelry makers, crafts, gifts + of course quirky treasures from our shelves!
Want to be a vendor? Find out how, here.

Drake General Store Hearts The Drake Spring Market!

April showers bring… May Markets! Back by popular demand, the one-day-only Drake Spring Market has returned on May 5th. Visit our outdoor market to find the city’s best artisans, jewelry makers, crafts, gifts + of course quirky treasures from our shelves!

Want to be a vendor? Find out how, here.

October 14, 2011
To Market To Market!
We are so excited that our Drake Market is tomorrow! We’ve been busy bees getting ready preparing all our goodies for the bargaining frenzy. In the spring we could barely keep our items on the table- let the fall bazaar begin! 
Meet us on the Drake Cafe patio tomorrow from 10AM-4PM

To Market To Market!

We are so excited that our Drake Market is tomorrow! We’ve been busy bees getting ready preparing all our goodies for the bargaining frenzy. In the spring we could barely keep our items on the table- let the fall bazaar begin! 

Meet us on the Drake Cafe patio tomorrow from 10AM-4PM

October 11, 2011



We Heart Joe Beef!
One of our most favourite restaurants in Montreal has just released their first book: The Art of Living According to Joe Beef: A Cookbook of Sorts. Their visually satisfying living guide has now joined the ranks of our most favourite Drake General Store books ever!
This Thursday, Joe Beef joins culinary forces with The Drake Hotel! The dinner menu is an ode to JOE BEEF and will be created by Drake’s  Executive Chef, Anthony Rose joined by Oyster Boy’s Adam Colquhoun, The  Cheese Boutique’s Afrim Pristine and Norman Hardie of Norman Hardie  Winery.
Yummy. Satisfy your tummies + eyes!
X[OH!]Drake General Store

We Heart Joe Beef!

One of our most favourite restaurants in Montreal has just released their first book: The Art of Living According to Joe Beef: A Cookbook of Sorts. Their visually satisfying living guide has now joined the ranks of our most favourite Drake General Store books ever!

This Thursday, Joe Beef joins culinary forces with The Drake Hotel! The dinner menu is an ode to JOE BEEF and will be created by Drake’s Executive Chef, Anthony Rose joined by Oyster Boy’s Adam Colquhoun, The Cheese Boutique’s Afrim Pristine and Norman Hardie of Norman Hardie Winery.

Yummy. Satisfy your tummies + eyes!

X[OH!]
Drake General Store

October 9, 2011
WE HEART THE DRAKE FALL MARKET!
Trying to decide what Drake General Store goodies to bring to the Drake Fall Market was too hard- so we’re bringing them all! Want to join the one day only bazaar frenzy? Find out how to be a merchant HERE
X[OH!]Drake General Store 

WE HEART THE DRAKE FALL MARKET!

Trying to decide what Drake General Store goodies to bring to the Drake Fall Market was too hard- so we’re bringing them all! Want to join the one day only bazaar frenzy? Find out how to be a merchant HERE

X[OH!]
Drake General Store 

October 4, 2011
Happy National Taco Day
Stop marking little red Xs [read: chilli peppers] on your calendar- National Taco Day has arrived, amigos! We can think of no better way to enjoy this day of satisfying indulgence than meeting your friends for fish tacos on The Drake Patio. We too agree that there’s no such thing as too much guacamole. 

Happy National Taco Day

Stop marking little red Xs [read: chilli peppers] on your calendar- National Taco Day has arrived, amigos! We can think of no better way to enjoy this day of satisfying indulgence than meeting your friends for fish tacos on The Drake Patio. We too agree that there’s no such thing as too much guacamole.