3 Dec 2011

The Good Life in Blu (is a cocktail too)

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Last night I was able to listen to a concert with pianist Dr. Jeffrey Hollander. The good doctor plays every first Thursday of the month on the 23rd floor at Blu, the cocktail lounge which looks east over Lake Michigan. Patrons sat at tables which radiated from the piano. Couples sat close to one another in a […]

2 Dec 2011

A Great Milwaukee’s Favorite Cookie Contest Entry

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Here at the Pfister, we love a great story. When we received this great story from Jill Drury who entered our Marcus Resturant’s Milwaukee’s Best Cookie Contest. Nothing says tradition like a grandma passing great recipes, techniques, and a few special secrets to the next generation. Great story Jill, thanks for sharing… It was a crisp Fall […]

28 Nov 2011

Your City Through Visiting Eyes- “Absolutely Gobsmacked!”

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  The other night I was sitting in the lobby lounge editing photographs on my computer. Something a bar patron said caught my ear and made me laugh. I don’t remember what exactly he said, but the gentleman’s tone and volume invited anybody within earshot to join. Hearing my chuckle he turned around, delighted that […]

28 Nov 2011

2011 Pfister Tree Lighting Ceremony

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We kicked off the holiday season with our annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 25th. This year’s event featured cupcake and cookie decorating, complimentary holiday drinks and much more. And as always, Santa and Ms. Claus made a special appearance. Thanks to everyone who came out. It’s one of our favorite events of the year.

27 Nov 2011

Holiday Season Begins

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Last year I took a seasonal job selling Christmas trees in Florida. Why Christmas trees? Why Florida? Because it’s seasonal and the job is over soon. It’s nice to spend a month in the warmth. They paid for my travel, a house we shared on the beach, and all my meals while in the FLA. […]

24 Nov 2011

Generations of Serendipity Swirl Through the Pfister

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It’s not every day a person informs you the place you work probably had a hand in their family escaping the Holocaust. This past weekend the Pfister was blessed to host the wedding of Mr. Wiley Norden and Ms. Marissa Mullen. Marissa recently followed her career to Chicago but left her heart in Milwaukee. With […]