Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 14

Portolans Star in Local Artist’s Citywide Project

San Francisco’s least known ‘hood and its residents still manage to make their mark in this crowded city and its vibrant art scene.  Starting this month, a Portola artist will have his work, which features many Portolans, displayed all over SF. Keep your eyes peeled for your friends and neighbors! Local artist Phillip Hua has …

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Oct 10

Portography: Dual Beautiful photos of the Portola sky

Ahh the summer is closing, the nights are drawing in and Facebook is alight with the wonderful photos of our evening skylines. The Portola certainly gets its fair share of deep purple, orange and grey flamed clouds. Colin who lives right on the edge of the Portola sent in this superb shot. Follow a few …

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Oct 10

San Bruno Ave. Brewery Update

Sounds like I’m not the only Portolan jonesing for – I mean patiently awaiting, the arrival of San Bruno Ave’s first brewery.  Over the past week we have received several emails enquiring about the status of F.D.R. on S.B.A.  After several months of little activity, a post appeared on Ferment Drink Repeat’s Facebook page like a light ashore …

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Oct 07

PNA Welcomes New Corridor Manager

Word comes from the Portola Neighborhood Association that they have hired a new corridor manger to fill the spot left by the much loved Jack Tse. Here is the press release from the PNA: San Francisco, CA, Oct 6, 2015 — The Portola Neighborhood Association is excited to welcome its new corridor manager Luke Spray …

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Oct 06

Some of SF’s Steepest Streets are in the Portola District

This nifty little chart has been making it’s way through the internet lately and look which neighborhood made #16 and #19 AND wasn’t mislabeled as “Excelsior”?!  – Not that we aren’t proud to be associated with our sister neighborhood to the west, it’s just nice to be noticed sometimes. This is all probably old news to …

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