Monthly Archive: February 2018

Feb 15

“Retain Our History, Create Our Future,” A Vision for Portola’s Greenhouses

Background Many people have asked over the years, “What is going on with the abandoned greenhouses?” Of course, they are referring to the 770 Woolsey Street property–the Portola block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Bowdoin, and Wayland–which was once a thriving rose nursery (a.k.a. The Rose Factory), but has been long vacant and slowly decaying. The land itself is …

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Feb 13

S.F. Beer Week Comes to the Portola, Checkout all the Fun Events at F.D.R.

From Kevin & Shae at FDR: Fellow Beer Lovers: SF Beer Week is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! We could not be more excited and we have a lot of events happening at FDR. Here’s the low down:   FEB 14th (Wednesday) F*CK VALENTINE’S DAY – LOVE BEER Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM  10:00 PM Ferment.Drink.Repeat (map) …

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Feb 12

Wedding Portography: Love in the Community Garden

Perhaps one of the greatest testaments to the civic value of a public space is when it is appreciated enough to be memorialized in a couple’s wedding photos.  For the first time, that we know of at least, the green hillside of Burrows Pocket Park set the scene for a Portola couple on their big …

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Feb 08

Weekend Activities in the Portola: Artist Reception & Volunteer Opportunities

Check out these opportunities to connect with the neighborhood this weekend: Artist Reception & Wine Tasting at FrameArt Studio   We are beginning our 2nd Saturday featured artist and wine tasting event! This month we are featuring Portola artist Charles Dabo as well as offering a selection of wines from nearby Grocery Outlet. Appetizers will be served. …

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Feb 02

Community Public Safety Meeting with Supervisor Ronen This Monday

Portola’s D-9 Supervisor, Hillary Ronen and police Captain Steve Ford, are holding a special community meeting Monday to discuss crime in the neighborhood.  Please attend if you have concerns as this will be the community’s best forum to be heard and spur action by the city.  See above flyer for details. A similar meeting was …

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