Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 29

Portola Art Fest Was A Big Success From What I Can Remember

Saturday night was the opening reception for the 3rd in a continuing series of semi-annual Portola Art Gallery Pop-Up nights. This time around the event was called “Portola Art Fest” and unlike past events, this one runs all week. The opening party Saturday night was attended by over 100 guests, there were performances by four …

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Apr 22

Goings On About The Portola

Quick Post about some cool events this weekend here our little corner of town. Tonight is the “What’s Growing On” festival at Burrows Pocket Park. There will be the usual festival activities; face painting, music, giveaways and a bike powered Karaoke machine. But the coolest and most Portola part of the event is the neighborhood …

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Apr 13

PortolART: Support the Goettingen Cascades Stairway Transformation

Many of us are familiar with the 16th Avenue Tile Stair project but now it’s Portola’s turn to create something unique with our stairway.  A group of neighbors called the Goettingen Neighborhood Group, or G.N.G. for short, is currently fundraising to bring their creation to life. When complete, the idea is to create an art …

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Apr 10

Home brewing from FDR, cooking up!

So last week I kicked off the Portola Planet’s first attempt at a brew from the new home brew store, Ferment, Drink, Repeat, on San Bruno Ave. After speaking with FDR’s owner, Kevin, we selected the Little Bitty Brown Ale as our first batch. We purchased all the gear and then on Wednesday evening, fired up …

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