This is what Lyon Street looked like today at NOPNA‘s (yeah, they probably could use a real website and “RESPECT THE NEIGHBORHOOD” does come off a little sanctermonious, but what can you do?) Tenth Annual Block Party today.
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Complete with a fire truck…
and an open mike. (OMG, could this be Performance Art in the Panhandle?)
“I’ll be here all week,” he says. Hilarious.
Yes, of course, there were NIMBYs there. And yes, there were elements and/or known sympathisers of that horrible PRO-SF Panhandle Residents Organization Stanyan/Fulton (they’re On The Record as being against Performance Art – can you believe it?) in the house. But what can you do?
A good time was had by all.
See you next year!
The Parkside/Nopna Annual Block Party celebrates its 10th anniversary, Saturday, May 15, with day-long all-ages activities and live music from 11 – 6pm. The Nopa Little Ones section features, clowns, jumping houses, arts & crafts, face painting, kid snacks and demonstrations with Tae Kwon Do, fire trucks and police squad cars. The adult section will feature live and DJ music, tarot card readings, magicians and local crafts offerings. Along w/ Parkside BBQ will be the Kung Fu taco truck.
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