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 […]

20 Oct 2017

A Mischievous Man | Ashley Cobert | Senior PR Counselor, Bader Rutter

A Mischievous Man | Ashley Cobert | Senior PR Counselor, Bader Rutter

Friday, Oct. 13 is gloomy in Milwaukee. Besides a moment of sunshine peeking through clouds around noon, we haven’t felt the warmth of the sun’s rays in a few days. Taking reprieve from the gray day, I step into The Pfister, where I’ll spend the next couple hours observing. You see, I’m the guest narrator […]

13 Oct 2017

Scenes from a Friday Night Lobby | Cassandra Bergemann | Senior PR Counselor, Bader Rutter

Scenes from a Friday Night Lobby | Cassandra Bergemann | Senior PR Counselor, Bader Rutter

It’s that time of year when the sun seems to set unexpectedly early and the city’s bright lights beckon you toward that one last adventure before the temperature drops. The energy in the Pfister Hotel lobby on this October Friday night, with all the possibilities of the weekend ahead, is palpable. It starts slowly. Floral […]

6 Oct 2017

Find Your Inner Child at The Pfister | Michelle Pilak | Content Writer at Bader Rutter

Find Your Inner Child at The Pfister | Michelle Pilak | Content Writer at Bader Rutter

On every table, a single red bloom. As I enter The Pfister Hotel lobby, the sweet fragrance hits me before my eyes notice the sea of dainty centerpieces. Red roses pop against dark wood tables, their rounded petals softening the formality of the space. Making it feel like a home. I’m not the only one […]

1 Oct 2017

Doors Open at the Pfister

Doors Open at the Pfister

Doors Open Milwaukee was last weekend, a chance to explore behind-the-scenes of more than 150 buildings throughout the city. Peter Mortensen, Chief Concierge and Historian at the Pfister, gave the presentation at Doors Open. Peter has worked here for 31 years, and he’s a treasure. Something I particularly love about Peter is his extensive vocabulary—it’s […]