• A Dearth of Drips at Water Summit 2015

    A Dearth of Drips at Water Summit 2015

    Today, the Pfister Hotel is swarming with guests who are excited about the opening day of Summerfest. So, let’s talk about the most important thing about Summerfest. Water. One thing that you pick up on after spending some time at the Pfister is that this hotel is not just about luncheons, busi...

  • Wine Is on My Side, Yes it Is

    Wine Is on My Side, Yes it Is

    You may or may not have heard that there is a group of AARP eligible musicians playing in Milwaukee tonight at the Marcus Amphitheater. And lest you think that I’m hobnobbing with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood right now, fear not. Those cats are too cool to hang out with some b...

  • The Earl of Soggy Sandwich

    The Earl of Soggy Sandwich

    “We have great meat in our sandwich, but the bread is pretty soggy.” Now how can you fault a guy for eavesdropping on a conversation with that line? One of the realities of being a writer who spends his time seeking out drama and intrigue and laughs and pretty bridesmaids in fancy dresses at a ...

  • Of Fathers and Sons and Hugs

    Of Fathers and Sons and Hugs

    Joe and Simon hugged themselves into a booth at the Café at the Pfister on a Saturday afternoon. They stopped for a quick nosh before scrubbing up for a wedding on the 7th floor. These gents looked like they had invented hugging, and I was immediately impressed. I watched this small miracle take place...

  • Art and Stuff?  I Mean, What Do I Know?

    Art and Stuff? I Mean, What Do I Know?

    I’m not a cultural critic. I mean, what do I know? I’m just a guy who hangs out in classy hotels with his mouth open in awe most of the time. Case in point…at the opening of Biography of a Stitch, the first show in the Pfister’s brand spanking new Pop-Up Gallery welcoming the world through ...

  • How to Dig Yourself Into a Hole of Uncomfortable Depth in Under Sixty Seconds

    How to Dig Yourself Into a Hole of Uncomfortable Depth in Under Sixty Seconds

    The standard question to ask when you see a gathering of three young ladies in the Lobby Lounge with a few drinks backed up in front of themselves and one of those young ladies is wearing a bridal veil is, “So when are you getting married?” I asked the standard question. The standard answer you ...

The Current Narrator - Jonathan West

The Current Artist - Todd Mrozinski

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