25 Nov 2015

Thirteen Going On Winner

Thirteen Going On Winner

My thirteen-year-old daughter recently recounted a story for me about a disruption at her school involving a classmate that required administrators to respond to a sort of “Code Red” emergency. Weighing life’s major moments of civil unrest, online this one sounded fairly tame on the terror threat scale, but it still landed hard as a […]

16 Jan 2013

Fred Pfister: Part 2 of 2

Fred Pfister: Part 2 of 2

“My grandmother used to save this stuff and my mother was a saver too. Now that I am all alone in the house, rather than just throw it away, I wanted a way to preserve it,” Fred Pfister said about the beautiful handmade clothing his grandmother created. We couldn’t be more flattered that he has […]

12 Dec 2012

A Palace for the People

A Palace for the People

The King of Hospitality knows a thing or two about throwing a party. I, along with 500 of Mr. Marcus’s closest friends, attended a dinner celebration last week to commemorate his 50th anniversary of Pfister Hotel ownership. Both Mayor Barrett and Governor Walker declared December 6th “Steve Marcus Day” in Milwaukee. Guests even took home Steve Marcus […]

3 Sep 2012

The Pfister Blog is Now Award Winning

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The Pfister Blog is Now Award Winning

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been named by HOTELS Magazine as the winner of not one, but two of their inaugural Social Hotels awards (SoHo Awards). We have won awards for both “Best Blog – Property” and “Integrated Digital Campaign – Property.” Naturally, you’re reading the blog, so you’re already familiar with our Narrator program – […]

20 Jun 2012

We’ve Won the ‘Stars of the Industry’ Award

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We’re proud to announce that we’ve won the national ‘Stars of the Industry’ award from the American Hotel & Lodging Association in the category of guest relations for a large property. The awards program recognizes lodging employees and properties that best symbolize the quality service of the industry. “We are honored to have been recognized with this […]

4 Feb 2011

The Pfister Hotel Receives AAA Four Diamond Award, Gives Away Diamond Pendant

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The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has received more precious diamonds—and also has given diamonds away to a lucky winner! The Pfister was recently awarded the AAA Four Diamond award for the 35th consecutive year. Leading up to this year’s announcement, the hotel held a contest in which one contestant was awarded a diamond […]