6 Aug 2015

This Week Everyone Looks Great in Spandex and Running Shoes

This Week Everyone Looks Great in Spandex and Running Shoes

Picking someone to talk to in the Pfister Lobby who is decked out in spandex shorts and isn’t afraid to sweat a little is like shooting fish in a barrel for the next few days. Milwaukee seems to be the fitness center of the world this week, medical and the Pfister is a sort of […]

5 Aug 2015

It Is Time to Speak of Cake

It Is Time to Speak of Cake

I have some great stories to tell you all about some great Pfister visitors. But not today. Today it is finally time to speak of cake. It’s a languid summer day here at the Pfister, click and on days like this guests are relaxed and casual. There’s a couple of guys in the lobby nursing […]

20 Jul 2015

All Eyes on Couple Number One

All Eyes on Couple Number One

It is a crowded night at Blu. The room is full of stylish couples and solo swells who have all come to get their drink on. It’s a smart choice for cocktailing when there is such a delectable selection of boozy elixirs available 23 floors above ground level and great live music filling the room. […]

10 Jul 2015

The Kid Definitely Stays in the Picture

The Kid Definitely Stays in the Picture

Jennifer took about half a second to consider the set up for the photographer’s shot. The kid stays in the picture. The kid in question is named Maggie, ask and she is squiggly, giggly, and adorable as she is expertly curled in her mom Jennifer’s arms. And the picture that Maggie stayed in is one […]

9 Jul 2015

The Many Miles Man

The Many Miles Man

Three days. Not a day less. That was my guess. By the tight grip of his jaw, medicine I knew the man seated alone at a table next to a window in Blu had to have been on the road for at least three days. I was almost right. David had already been out on […]

8 Jul 2015

It’s the Last Word When Tom Says It’s the Last Word

It’s the Last Word When Tom Says It’s the Last Word

“How do I share this on my friend’s page?” It was late morning in the Lobby Bar and a gruff guy named Tom was fiddling with his smart phone. There are plenty of reasons for gruff guys to be in a bar before noon—a quick one after third shift, pharm drowning sorrows for being laid […]