Tag Archives: West Portal

West Portal morning [Along The M]

Good morning, West Portal.

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Warmth at West Portal Station. [Along The M]

It's warmer than expected. People are starting to carry their sweaters rather than wear them. Summer is on the way.

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Post-snow in West Portal. [Along The M]

* Along The M: West Portal and 14th Avenue. The promise of sea-level snow didn't come to be. The afternoon after our two-day snow window is cool and crisp, almost autumn-like.

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Tower and panda. [Bay Area Wanderer]

This morning, Sutro Tower seemed to rise out of the fog above West Portal like Tolkien's Barad-dûr. Headed south on a K-Ingleside was a panda fan. Pandas commute too.

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Board up at St. Francis Circle. [Along The M]

Cold day out there (for around here). Get aboard. Let's go.

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It's Brickday. [podcast]

It's October 15. Here in The Bay Area - and everywhere - that means it's Brickday. Brickday? Yes. Or Brick Day if you like. Here is how to celebrate this glorious local holiday: 1.) On October 15, call in sick … Continue reading

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Along The M: Late night West Portal lullabye.

* Along The M: West Portal Station. Late, but not too late. Cold, but not too cold. G'night.

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Along The M: Unenviable positions.

* Along The M: West Portal and Vicente. I'd imagine it's tough to be a palm tree in southwestern San Francisco. I can't imagine how tough it is to be a metermaid.

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Along The M: Ghost trains.

*Along The M: West Portal and 14th Avenue. Now that the streetcars are running again, it's backhandedly comforting that NextBus hasn't changed. Ghost trains still roam the M line.

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Along The M: Fresh tracks.

* Along The M: St. Francis Circle. The new concrete along St. Francis Circle looks as fresh as a clean towel. Rail service along the K and M restarts on September 4.

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