Pfister Hotel

Kevin Bacon Meets his Match

In three characters or less, can you connect yourself to the popular actor Kevin Bacon? How about if I give you six characters? Or, we can go back to the standard version of the game (that was actually made into a board game, by the way) and ask that you…

08 Apr 5:30 PM 0 Read More...

Historic Hotel Selects Next In-House Storyteller: Welcome, Stacie Williams.

The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has named Stacie Michelle Williams as its second ‘Pfister Narrator.’ In the role, she will spend time in the hotel’s lobby, interviewing visitors and guests and sharing their stories on the Pfister’s blog (blog.thepfisterhotel.com). As narrator, she will be…

07 Apr 3:15 PM 3 Read More...

Get your Feet in Check at WELL Spa + Janice Salon [VIDEO]

With warmer weather and the festival season approaching quickly, their is a pressing need to go and get you feet in check for Flip-Flop season.

Follow Joshua Wolter as he checks his feet into WELL Spa + Salon at the Pfister Hotel…

07 Apr 11:04 AM 1 Read More...

Plein Air Office Space

I try not to write about the staff. They’re an easy target—each is polished, professional and full of juicy bits of knowledge. They’re the eyes and ears. But we, the “in-residencers” are also staff in a way, but with the very specific charge to engage and…

06 Apr 8:04 PM 0 Read More...

Meet 'n Greet Monday! Do you know Jessica?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

04 Apr 8:01 PM 0 Read More...

Scaling Forward

I’m a Libra. Some of you may have already guessed as much. One of our best qualities is indecision. Our symbol is the scales because we try to be fair and just.

I was happy to share indecision Thursday with my colleagues at the Pfister as we looked at…

01 Apr 10:02 PM 0 Read More...

Artist-in-Residence: Katie's Farewell Reception

With Katie’s time with us at the Pfister Hotel coming to an end, we’re sad to bid her adieu. But not without the proper send-off.

Watch as Katie shares the legacy she leaves with us at the Pfister Hotel with her commissioned piece of Dr. Jeffery Hollander…

31 Mar 8:39 PM 0 Read More...

The NASA Game

I’ve done a lot of organizational consulting and training. Among the structures for company retreats and more is a ropes or games course. Every one I’ve ever done says start small–ice breakers and get to know you type work.

One of the games my organization and later…

28 Mar 8:31 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrating 100 posts! Comment Lottery Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our comment lottery on the Pfister Blog.

We received a lot of great comments and appreciate the fantastic feedback and personal stories involving the Hotel. Julie, our Pfister Narrator was thrilled to see the great comments on her stories.

And now the winners…

24 Mar 2:42 PM 0 Read More...

Meet ‘n Greet Monday! Do you know Jeff?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

21 Mar 1:31 PM 1 Read More...

Pfister Hotel’s Comment Lottery: Celebrating 100 posts!

We’ve hit a milestone; 100 blog post from the Pfister Hotel. Since its launched on August 6, 2010, our blog has been the home for the latest videos, insider stories from the Narrator, information on upcoming events and much, much more.

To celebrate, we’re holding a Pfister Hotel…

17 Mar 4:34 PM 10 Read More...

Pfister Artist-in-Residence: Dr. Jeffrey Hollander [VIDEO]

As a legacy within the Pfister Hotel, Katie Musolff, the current Artist-in-Residence, prepares her commissioned work; a portrait of Dr. Jeffrey Hollander, the Pfister’s renowned concert pianist.

Stop by Katie’s gallery inside the Pfister to check on her progress with this work of art…

15 Mar 6:44 PM 0 Read More...

Meet ‘n Greet Monday! Do you know Roc?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

14 Mar 9:04 PM 2 Read More...

Historic Lens

As promised, Amanda has forwarded the photos from her  and Dan’s photo shoot.

It’s incredible to have lived the experience with them, but then to see some of the chosen photos and the angles and moments their photographer, Chloe from Life Tree Photography captured recreates the experience in…

11 Mar 5:13 PM 0 Read More...

Meet 'n Greet Monday! Have you met Harold?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! One of our new updates for our fans.  While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities of the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories…

07 Mar 10:09 PM 1 Read More...

Diamonds are Forever

In 1971 the seventh Bond film in the franchise was released, “Diamonds are Forever,” starring Sean Connery as the dashing British spy working for HRM Secret Service.  This film made its mark on pop culture, and will continue to do so.

A few years later in 1977, AAA introduced the…

04 Mar 10:29 PM 0 Read More...

Cafe at the Pfister New Menu Tasting [PHOTO GALLERY]

Chef Robert Ash took some of the Pfister staff aside to let us know of some items he is dreaming up for the new Pfister Cafe.

Have a look, let us know what you think. Vote for your favorite items by “liking” or commenting on the image on Facebook.

We…

04 Mar 10:07 PM 1 Read More...

Internet Dating

I’ve been skulking around the Pfister for some time now. While I always meet great travelers, the reason I’m able to engage such happy, amenable, excited people is because of the seamless service that surrounds them. My job isn’t to write about the staff, but the staff…

02 Mar 2:11 AM 1 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel Recognized for Community Efforts

Preferred Hotel Group has awarded a Certificate of Excellence to the historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee for its efforts in the areas of community and philanthropy. In its fifth year, the Great Initiatives for Today’s (Tomorrow’s) Society (GIFTTS) Hotel Recognition program was created to recognize exceptional actions…

28 Feb 7:54 PM 0 Read More...

What to Watch For

I like this job because I’m a people watcher. I earned a degree in Sociology simply because it meant “the study of people.” I have learned, too, that the best people to watch and study are those who do the same thing. I sat in the lobby bar and…

19 Feb 7:21 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel Names Next Artist in Residence

Home to more Victorian Art than any other hotel in the world, the historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee for the past two years has hosted a popular artist-in-residence program. The hotel and its selection committee has now chosen its third artist in residence, Shelby Keefe. She will…

18 Feb 5:49 PM 2 Read More...

Milwaukee’s Magnificent Bride at the Pfister Hotel

Milwaukee’s Magnificent Bride Wedding Show and the Pfister Hotel have been making wedding dreams come true for quite some time.

Join us on Sunday, February 27, 2011 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on the 7th floor Ballroom of the Pfister Hotel for Milwaukee’s Magnificent Bride…

08 Feb 4:38 PM 1 Read More...

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

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…

04 Feb 10:37 PM 1 Read More...

Postponing Monday

I read as much as I write. Books invade how I see the world and lately, I’ve been reading authors who describe characters writing letters or the letters being read. I often join my literary world with my visceral world at the Pfister, each time I sit down, I…

02 Feb 8:40 PM 0 Read More...

Ryan Seacrest on 99.1 The Mix [AUDIO]

On January 26 on 99.1 The Mix, Ryan Seacrest reflected about his stay in Milwaukee and how much he enjoyed his time at the Pfister Hotel.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: The Pfister: 1.26 Ryan Seacrest

Did you watch American Idol’s visit to Milwaukee…

01 Feb 9:49 PM 0 Read More...
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