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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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Aug 23

Acoustic Soul Fest success in McLaren Park free concert series

Well this weekend the Portola Planet editor had a 7 year old’s birthday party to attend and our senior journalist, Alex Hobbs, is roughing it in Africa. So we were unable to make the wonderful start to the “Saturday in the Park” series of free concerts in McLaren Park. BUT Laura Kemp has been kind enough …

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Jul 31

Weekend Photo Round Up!

Last weekend was an unusually busy one in the Portola.  Starting with the PNA’s Drag Queen Bingo Thursday night, the activities overflowed into Saturday with Palega Park Play Day, Book Mo & Portola Library’s 6th Anniversary and the San Francisco Mime Troupe at Jerry Garcia Amphitheater.  I was too worn out Sunday to attend Fat Beli …

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Jul 29

Bernie Sanders Rally Tonight in McLaren Park

For the Bernie Sanders fans and those interested to learn more about his Presidential Campaign, there will be a rally tonight at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater from 7pm-8pm.  Here are some details from the website:   McLaren Park/ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater/ Southeastern quadrant patriots purpose is to create further interest and momentum for THEE candidate who …

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Jul 24

SF Mime Troupe Performing in McLaren Park Saturday

Yet another addition to what is turning out to be a hopping weekend here the Portola.  This Saturday (July 25th) at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe will perform their latest show  “Freedomland”.  For those of you as uniformed as me, I will clarify that despite what the troupe’s name may …

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