14 Jan 2018

The Pfister Book Club Begins the New Year with New York

The Pfister Book Club Begins the New Year with New York

Lillian Boxfish is an 84 year old woman who spent her New Years Eve traipsing around New York City, reminiscing about her remarkable life and advertising career played out in the city she loved.  Our Pfister Book Club celebrated the threshold of a new year with the gumption-filled voice of Lillian Boxfish, a dessert fit […]

7 Jan 2018

Just Two Kids in Love: How to Stay Married

Just Two Kids in Love: How to Stay Married

When they were 15, Gene and Loren were classmates at the single high school in their county. They often crossed paths in the same “smart kid classes”.  In what was likely the only time studious Loren didn’t complete her homework, she asked Gene to tell her the answer to a question about A Separate Peace. […]

29 Nov 2017

The Pfister’s Tree Lighting, Where Santa was Both Magical and Responsible

The Pfister’s Tree Lighting, Where Santa was Both Magical and Responsible

I’d expected the Pfister tree lighting to be a popular event, but was completely unprepared for the throngs of people. So many families crowded the lobby, excited to officially greet the Christmas season. Everyone was eagerly awaiting two things: the arrival of Santa, and his countdown to the lighting of that giant, beautiful tree, this […]

19 Nov 2017

Because a Hotel Has Known You for Decades

Because a Hotel Has Known You for Decades

Mike says that ten years ago, the Pfister saved his mother-in-law’s life. His wife’s parents were celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary and were just about to leave the hotel to meet their family for a party when his mother-in-law suffered a heart attack in her room. Pfister staff called an ambulance and kept her calm […]

10 Nov 2017

From Bling to Bond: Our Adventure at The Pfister | Julie Ferris-Tillman | Marketing Director, Bader Rutter

From Bling to Bond: Our Adventure at The Pfister | Julie Ferris-Tillman | Marketing Director, Bader Rutter

This fall, our team at Bader Rutter each got a turn to put on the famous Pfister Narrator hat and try their hand at drawing out meaning, metaphor and history from the hotel. The result was thrilling and affirming. We jokingly say we’re people-watching, but it’s so much more than that. The creative mind doesn’t […]

9 Nov 2017

What are You Afraid of and Intrigued by at the Same Time?

What are You Afraid of and Intrigued by at the Same Time?

As I opened each folded slip of paper that had been tucked into the “Promptly Yours” box on the narrator desk in the lobby, the answers resonated with me.  As I felt hum after hum of “me too”, I realized I could have written many of them myself. I’d asked this question: What are you […]