24 May 2018

Shaken or Stirred- Bruce Spann can handle both

Shaken or Stirred- Bruce Spann can handle both

Every nine minutes someone in the US dies from a blood cancer. Bruce Spann is working to slash that number. His efforts to eradicate blood cancer have him working on his cocktail shaker skills and brushing up on drink recipes, because soon he’ll tie on a bartender’s apron for his June 4 stint as a […]

19 Apr 2018

For Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day

We are four generations of Sues: Sue Darling, my grandmother, Toni Sue, my mother, Nicole Sue, myself as mother now, and Flora Sue, my baby girl. Sue isn’t the loveliest name, but it shines for me because of the beloved, sassy, unswerving women who share it. Since I was a little girl who adored my […]

12 Apr 2018

Battle of the Happy Hours: Blu

Battle of the Happy Hours: Blu

This week, I’ve been exploring Happy Hours at The Marcus Corporation’s three distinct and lovely hotels in Milwaukee: The Hilton Milwaukee City Center, The Intercontinental and The Pfister. See what I thought of CLEAR at The Intercontinental here and Monarch Lounge at The Hilton here. Today let’s head up to the highest happy hour in […]

25 Jan 2018

Of Birthdays, Books, Cakes and Toasting to the Best Job in the World

Of Birthdays, Books, Cakes and Toasting to the Best Job in the World

I turned 35 today. My son guessed that I was now 73, so he was close. It was a delightful day, as days at the Pfister tend to be. I started with Eggs Benedict in the café. It’s one of the few meals where I’m never too full to enjoy every bite and then mop […]

29 Sep 2017

Wonderland | Marisa Riley | Public Relations Team Leader at Bader Rutter

Wonderland | Marisa Riley | Public Relations Team Leader at Bader Rutter

  While I tried on the narrator hat this week, I was amused at what the role entailed. Stepping out of the day-to-day hustle and bustle to stop and observe changes perspective. And as I sat down at the narrator desk, one of the first things that caught my eye was a flyer for the […]

3 Jun 2017

The Rule Is To STAY FANCY

The Rule Is To STAY FANCY

Until today, all my four-year-old sons Oliver and Milo had seen of the Pfister was the restroom outside the cafe. I’d had to drop off some materials while I was in the midst of applying to be the next Narrator, and the plan was that I’d just run in quickly while my husband waited in […]