Category Archive: Events

May 26

F.D.R. Brewery Opens (Softly) To A Crowd

To the delight of many eager neighbors, Ferment Drink Repeat swung open their taproom doors to a thirsty crowd yesterday. The “soft opening” was a huge milestone for the team behind the nanobrewery project, which started almost 2.5 years ago.  The community came out in droves to show support for the new business on San …

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May 18

Help McLaren Park Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser This Saturday

  Over the past month we have had a number of well attended and successful community events here in the Portola. This Saturday (5/21) there will be an opportunity to support the good work of another group that is making a positive difference in our neighborhood. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the folks at Help …

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May 11

Plant A Tree & Tell City Hall To Maintain It!

If you would like to help add a little much-needed greenery to the Portola, Friends of the Urban Forest will be planting trees in the neighborhood on June 25th.  The cost is highly subsidized for our neighborhood at only $75 per tree which includes everything from the permits, concrete removal, the tree and several years …

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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 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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Feb 25

P.N.A.’s First Community Meeting of 2016 Tonight!

Tonight, Thursday 2/25, is the first Portola Neighborhood Association meeting of 2016.  It starts at 6:30pm at Portola Family Connections, 2565 San Bruno Ave. The P.N.A. has three community meetings a year, one in February, June & October.  There are also monthly meetings for the various committees: Arts & Beautification, Safety & Transportation and Business Development. …

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Jan 16

Updated: Photos from opening of new Portola art studio

Update: Due to me rushing around over the weekend, I totally forgot to add in links to both Arthur and Lisa’s websites! Here they are. http://www.frameartstudio.com/ and http://www.arthurkoch.com/ We just got home after a fun few minutes spent at the new art studio at 150 Silliman St. The place was pretty busy when we arrived with probably …

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Jan 13

portolART: Art Studio Grand Opening Saturday

Happy New Year Portola!  To celebrate, the New Year’s baby has brought us all a gift in the form of Portola’s first (as far as I know) brick & mortar art space – we of course recognize Moving Art House as our first art space in the growing Portola art scene…yes, two spaces means we …

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