Tag Archive: Garden District

Jan 26

Vote For Our Locally Designed Neighborhood Flag!

Over 50 Entries! Late last year, the Portola Urban Greening Committee put out a call to the community for a Portola flag designs.  The response was greater than expected with a whooping 53 submissions from the neighborhood.  The entries are as diverse as the community they represent; from abstract symbolism to crayon artwork from kids …

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Jan 11

160 Free Sidewalk Trees Planted in the Portola During 2017, More to Come!

The Garden District Is Embracing Street Trees The streets of the Garden District are getting greener with some help from Friends of the Urban Forest and the city. With the passage of Prop E, the city has directed funding and asked F.U.F. to focus their efforts on the treeless streets of San Francisco’s outer neighborhoods. …

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Sep 26

That’s Bananas – Growing Here In The Garden District

  An unusual sight for San Francisco, spotted growing here in the Garden District, around 3,500 miles north of its natural tropical habitat.  This photo was sent to us from a reader who caught these unripened bananas growing in the front yard of a home on the 400 black of Girard Street.  The house is on …

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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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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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