Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 31

Show Your Portola Pride With A T-Shirt

Almost every time that I’m out and about in the neighborhood with my Portola t-shirt on, a neighbor asks me how they can get their own.  There is never a clear answer as most t-shirt sales tend to be at neighborhood events which are sporadic and not everyone can attend.  To help get more Portola …

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May 18

Portola’s Kids Approve Of The McLaren Park Horses

The pilot program for the McLaren Park horseback riding comes to a close after this weekend. While this program had some controversy among some adult (what doesn’t in S.F.?), there is absolutely no question that the horses have been a big hit with the kids of the Portola (of all ages we’d say). We spoke to …

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May 11

Spotlight on the Portola’s Renel Brooks-Moon

Usually it’s the players at AT&T park who are highlighted and imitated, but this time it was Portola resident and San Francisco Giants announcer Renel Brooks-Moon who was in the spotlight. When Arizona Diamondbacks players were asked about their favorite ballparks to visit, Archie Bradley didn’t hesitate to name AT&T Park, but for an unexpected …

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May 08

Renew The Avenue! Theater Facade To Be Restored & More!

Historic Facade To Be Restored We had a little fun attempting to create some “breaking news” drama in our last Avenue Theater post by creating an air of mystery around this exciting project.  Something big is indeed happening at the long abandoned Theater but it’s not much of a secret for Portolans that have been attending …

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May 05

Cinco De Mayo Celebration & Mother’s Day Jewelry Party

Two fun neighborhood events happening this weekend in the Portola! Cinco De Mayo Celebration At The Brewery: Tonight there is a Cinco De Mayo party at FDR with a live band (no cover) and a food pop up by Sugarfoot. The details from FDR: Friday, May 5, 2017 3:00pm 11:00pm Ferment.Drink.Repeat, 2636 San Bruno Ave. We will …

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May 04

May Thursday Night Music Lineup: Never A Cover, Always A Great Band!

Did you know that Live Music Thursdays at FDR is free? While I’m sure the bands would appreciate a tip and the brewery would like you to enjoy a beer, kombucha or soda, there is never a cover. Tonight marks the start of the May 2017 musical lineup, so consider heading down there anytime from 7pm …

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