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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 09

Kid’s Festival & Guac-Off This Saturday!

Looking for something to do locally after a holiday weekend away? We have two events in and near the neighborhood for you to check out this weekend. Saturday is the annual “Guac-Off” over in Bernal. It’s not in the Portola but it’s hosted and created by our very own Luke Spray, the Corridor Manager for …

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Aug 26

Acoustic Soul Fest This Saturday at the Amphitheater

More events are coming to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater this summer with the Saturdays in the Park Concert Series.  Starting last Saturday (sorry, we missed one here at the Planet) and continuing through October with a total of six events.  This Saturday, August 27th, is the Acoustic Soul Fest featuring McLaren Park neighbor, Martin Luther …

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Aug 18

Weekend Photo Roundup, Jerry & Drag!

Wow, what a weekend!  I’m clearly a bit biased when it comes to my enthusiasm for this community but even I was surprised by the turnout we saw at both Jerry Day and Drag Queen Bingo.  Two very different but completely San Francisco events that take place right here in our little neighborhood. Jerry Day …

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Aug 09

Party In The Portola: Drag Queen Bingo & Jerry Day!

Two of our neighborhood’s most popular events fall in the same week this year. Starting Thursday night at El Toro Night Club, it’s the 3rd Annual Drag Queen Bingo. There will be drinks, prizes, homemade Paella, local art and of course fabulous Drag Queen hosts.  Guests that arrive in Drag, costumes or festive attire get …

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Nov 25

McLaren Park’s Promenade Breaks Ground

As JFK Drive is to Golden Gate Park, Mansell Street will soon be to McLaren Park.  On Monday, the city broke ground on the Mansell Corridor Improvements Project, which will transform the Parkway into a pedestrian and bike friendly promenade through the center of the park.  This fantastic but long overdue project seems to signal …

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Aug 27

Free concert in McLaren Park – Flavor of the South Side

This Saturday we once again see yet another free concert hosted in McLaren Park! Saturday in the Park – McLaren features free, family-friendly performances that showcase local talent.  Each concert has different themes to cover a wide range of interests and musical tastes.  Flavor of the South Side is a day dedicated to bluegrass, classic rock, folk …

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Aug 26

Coyote pupping season begins, be wary in McLaren Park

Janet Kessler, aka the Coyote Lady, has been in touch to ask us to inform our readers about the coyote pupping season which has just begun. She shares the information below and for those of us that spend any time in McLaren Park, please take the time to watch the video and respect the coyotes …

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