Monthly Archive: March 2017

Mar 28

Community Comes Together To Celebrate San Francisco’s Garden District

As we reported several weeks back and as you may have already noticed, a prominent mural has popped up almost over night. The new sign which was created by the Portola Urban Greening Committee (P.U.G.), welcomes visitors and residents to “San Francisco’s Garden District.”  It was publicly unveiled Saturday (3/11) during a well attended dedication event …

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Mar 20

Yosemite Creek Daylight Plans To Be Revealed At Thursday Meeting

It’s been a long time coming but we will finally get to see the plans for the daylighting of the Upper Yosemite Creek.  On Thursday night (3/23) representatives from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (P.U.C.) will present the plans at a community meeting.  Here are the meeting details: What:  Upper Yosemite Creek Daylighting Final Concept …

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Mar 17

Happy St. Patty’s Day, Music & Food Pop-Up Tonight At F.D.R.

Looking for somewhere local to wear your green tonight? F.D.R. is having a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration today starting at 3pm and going to 11 pm.  Here are the details:   We’ll be tapping our delicious Irish Red Ale to kick off our Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, then you can get your Corned Beef and …

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Mar 15

Live Music Thursdays Comes To The Brewery

With arts and performance spaces disappearing around the city, a new one has just bucked that trend by arriving in the Portola  After a long wait, F.D.R. has finally received their live performance license from the city and with that, the neighborhood just got a little more interesting.  Starting tomorrow night (3/16) and every Thursday …

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Mar 12

NPR’s KALW sends a love letter to the Portola

A few months back we were contacted by one of the country’s oldest FM radio stations, KALW, about a series of stories they were running on the Portola. In Sept 1941, the San Francisco Unified School District created the station in the Mission after acquiring equipment from the 1940 Worlds Fair on Treasure Island. Then …

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Mar 09

The Slow Reveal Has Begun!

The big, bold and beautiful “Welcome To The Portola” mural has begun its slow reveal. It appears that the mural will pretty much cover the entire side of Ruth’s Children’s Shoppe. See the completed work and celebrate Portola’s designation as “San Francisco’s Garden District” this Saturday at 1:30 pm! Detail here if you missed it …

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Mar 07

Mural Unveiling This Saturday To Celebrate Portola’s Garden District Designation

It is official, according to a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors late last year, Portola is San Francisco’s Garden District! The resolution was put forth by former District 9 Supervisor David Campos after years of advocacy from neighborhood gardeners, the Green House Project folks and the Portola Urban Greening steering committee. When …

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