Category Archive: Events

Feb 25

“Lovesick”, The Cat Allergy Musical Written By A Portola Author

Portola author and Garden Tour host, Pamela Holm, is bringing back a musical she wrote for its 10th anniversary. The musical comedy which features a 6 foot tall man in a furry cat suit, opened last night to a full house at the Exit Theater in the Tenderloin.  I have yet to see the full …

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Feb 17

Portography: Happy Chinese New Year!

It’s that time of year when the Portola’s large and diverse Asian community celebrates the coming of a new year with a bang. As most Portolans know by now, the neighborhood typically explodes with the sounds of celebratory fireworks during the month of February. Due to the nonstop but much-needed rains, the firecrackers have been …

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Feb 06

“PORTOLOVE”, Drag Queen Bingo Fundraiser This Thursday!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Portola Neighborhood Association presents “Portolove”, Drag Queen Bingo 3.5 at El Toro Nightclub!  Portola’s BEST (and only) night club! Due to popular demand, this yearly community fundraising event is now occurring bi annually. The Portolove edition of D.B.Q. will feature some changes to create more of a drag …

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Dec 31

Want To Celebrate N.Y.E. in the Portola Tonight?

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve within walking distance tonight! Say goodbye to a crappy year and welcome 2017 with your neighbors at F.D.R. It’s a theme party, so put on your dancing shoes and 70’s best and head down to San Bruno Ave.!

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Nov 24

15th annual Portola holiday party

Today is Thanksgiving and from now on it feels like the year is winding down as we hit many different holidays through to the New Year. There is one wonderful event in the Portola that brings the neighborhood to the table for a dinner to celebrate this time of year. In it’s 15th year, the …

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Oct 21

Blues Concert This Saturday At The Amp

If you haven’t made it to a concert at the Amp this year, here is your last chance in 2016.  The Friends of the Amp are again presenting this year’s Blues Show with a solid line up of performances.  Take advantage of the dry weather while it lasts, it’s looking like rain is on the …

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Sep 30

Achtung Portola! Oktoberfest Comes To The Neighborhood Brewery

Calling all neighborhood Fraus & Herrs, Oktoberfest at F.D.R. starts this Saturday! The space is in the middle of its Bavarian transformation as I write.   The German Brauhaus will be complete with traditional beer hall tables among other decorations and the owners, Shae & Kevin, will be strapping on their lederhosen and Dirndl. Expect festivities such as a …

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Sep 23

Beautiful Weekend Ahead! Enjoy It With The Garden District Tour & Shakespeare!

  There seems to be so many events happening in the neighborhood over the past several weeks that I’ve had not time to post about anything else. This weekend is packed as well, starting with the 10th Annual Portola Garden Tour happening on Saturday.  Here are the details in the words of our neighbors Bob & …

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