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It’s March! Under normal circumstances we all look forward to the month of March. It’s the month of rebirth as winter ends and spring begins. The days get longer and the weather gets warmer. This year, March 2022, the month brings an even more extraordinary reason to get out and celebrate. As the winter hibernation ends, we are moving on from our Covid-created reclusion. Mask mandates are dropping. Restrictions are being lifted. There is a steady decline in cases and advances in prevention and treatment. With this backdrop, the Chase Center offers Hotel VIA’s top 5 reasons to get to San Francisco and the Chase Center this month. Read More

An Ode to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the most beautiful holidays of the year. It’s a moment in time where we gather, without the stress of gift giving, with our families and special friends just to reflect on things for which we are most grateful. And no matter how difficult or challenging the year may have been, there are always moments, people and/or experiences that we can find to be thankful for. Read More

The End of The Beginning

The World Series has come to an end. We now enter the season where the world gets palpably less interesting during this long, dark period between the last game of the World Series and next year when pitchers and catchers report. During this course of baseball withdrawal, however, our San Francisco Giants have given us […] Read More

Pride Movie Night at Oracle Park

No conventions. No weddings. No parades. No graduation, birthday, anniversary celebrations. It’s been 15 months of NO FUN! But suddenly things are looking better. Especially outdoor activities. Things are starting to open up. And although there are still restrictions, there are some fun things starting to happen. Read More

What Makes A City Unique

hat makes a city unique? Natural resources and man-made wonders are part of it. But the real character of what makes a city unique are more nuanced. The real character of a city is it’s people and the businesses they create for everyone to enjoy. These are not the big corporate chains…these are the small, personalized and uniquely wonderful businesses that both respect and reflect the city in which they thrive. Read More

Hotel VIA’s Top 5 Returns

It’s time to start thinking about a return to the way it used to be – only one short year ago! We should especially start going back to some activities that are 100% guaranteed Covid safe. With that in mind, we at Hotel VIA are bringing back our monthly Top 5 list. When we created this monthly communication we weren’t really sure whether we were suggesting the Top 5 reasons to come to San Francisco or the Top 5 things we love about San Francisco or the Top 5 things that are unique about San Francisco. When we created this list it was just a thing that we, the Hotel VIA family, think about that bring us happy thoughts and make us want to get out and do something fun. Read More

It Happens Every Spring

You might not be aware of this splash of good news because, although the days have dragged and dragged over the course of the past 12 months, the year itself has crawled along at the pace of a solitary-confinement sentence at Alcatraz. But believe it or not, you could look it up: the Giants’ home opener is right around the corner, April 9th, versus the Colorado Rockies. And I don’t think anybody would argue: the Rockies are a team we can beat! Read More

It’s Time for A Shelter-cation

While we are all being careful about our physical health it’s as important that we take care of our mental health. Stay at home orders may be necessary but they are hard. The remedy: stay at a “home away from home.” Hotel VIA offers the perfect environment for a mind and soul renewing Shelter-cation. Read More