Pfister Hotel

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...

Stay Safe During the Storm: Pfister Hotel Offering Special Snow Storm Rates

Those unlucky suburbanites stuck downtown during the looming blizzard will receive special overnight rates at all three of Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ Milwaukee properties Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (Jan. 31-Feb. 2). The Pfister Hotel will be offering overnight stays for guests at a reduced price of $100. The…

31 Jan 8:21 PM 1 Read More...

Playing Dress Up

We’re having tea again this weekend. I am on a mission to expose everyone I know to this amazing day out. I was told yesterday, however, that I am to dress up. One of the friends has bought a new dress just for the tea outing.

It’s important…

29 Jan 4:29 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel Announces Search for Next In-House Journalist/Storyteller

The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee is helping another talented local writer develop his or her passion for writing, while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The hotel has announced the search for its second-ever in-house storyteller, known as the Pfister Narrator. He or she will…

25 Jan 3:56 PM 3 Read More...

Vote for your favorite: The Pfister Hotel Names Finalists for Artist-In-Residence Program

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 an artist-in-residence program. A selection committee, consisting of members of the local art community, has announced the six finalists for the 2010…

17 Jan 6:03 PM 0 Read More...

Friday Night Fever

I laugh at the character Charlotte on Sex in the City, the popular HBO television series. When she’s single, she grows frustrated when she doesn’t have plans on Saturday night. “But it’s date night!” she wails when others suggest things for her to do.

I don’t…

09 Jan 12:21 AM 1 Read More...

Pfister Artist-in-Residence: The Commissioned Work of Art [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…

06 Jan 2:44 PM 0 Read More...

2011 Artist In Residence Finalist [VIDEO]

The Pfister Hotel is known for its wonderful collection of Victorian art and its commitment to the Artist In Residence program.

Now going on its third year, the committee reviewed 21 excelllent submissions and have choosen the six finalist. One of them will be chosen to be the next Pfister…

03 Jan 5:49 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender - ESPN Milwaukee Broad Side Battle - Trenni Kusnierek & Jen Lada

ESPN Milwaukee radio personality Trenni Kusnierek and Fox 6′s Jen Lada step behind the bar at Blu to slinging drinks to raise money for the Hunger Task Force.

Watch for more Celebrity BLUtender Battles coming soon!

Pit yourself against a friend or rival in a Celebrity BLUtender competition with…

21 Dec 9:17 PM 0 Read More...

Seating for One

There are so many corners to lose yourself in at the Pfister Hotel. Just when I think I’ve found the perfect nook, I realize, there’s already a soft chair or couch there waiting for me—a clear demonstration that the staff at the Pfister know that cozy corners…

17 Dec 11:45 PM 0 Read More...

Be a Part of History: Volunteer!

Milwaukee may be known as the City of Festivals, but they don’t just happen by themselves; many dedicated residents and volunteers preserve our culture and promote the heritage of the city annually. The Pfister Hotel hosted the United Ethnic Festivals board holiday party and the volunteer organizers of each…

14 Dec 6:12 PM 2 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender - Jason Wilde [VIDEO]

GreenBay Packer beat writer and ESPN 540 radio personality Jason Wilde stepped behind the bar at Blu to become our inaugural Celebrity BLUtender. After a quick training, from BLU manager Adam Jones, Jason was turned loose to sling drinks to the crowd at BLU and took to it like a…

10 Dec 9:17 PM 1 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel's Holiday Glögg [VIDEO]

As old man winter slowly enters our lives for his winter visit, Valerie has got something to warm you right up and help you beat the winter blues.

It is called glögg. A traditional Sweedish Holiday wine based drink served warm. But our Valerie has put her own spin…

10 Dec 8:05 PM 3 Read More...

Chef Robert Ash on WISN-TV: Making Meals with Marcus Restaurants

Chef Robert Ash did an excellent job this past weekend on WISN-TV. Chef Ash shared two great recipes using chicken. In case you missed it, find his recipes and links to his video demonstration on WISN below.

Chicken Anticuchos

Ingredients:

1 lb chicken breast (cubed), 1 lb shucked Peruvian…

07 Dec 4:03 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Holiday Tree

The holiday tree is our exquisite tradition at The Pfister. Every year, we look forward to the holiday season, where we turn our lobby into a winter wonderland.

But we could not do it alone. All of this is made possible because of our friends at Interiorscapes. Their elves work…

06 Dec 9:11 PM 0 Read More...

The Things that Matter

I very comfortably sit in the camp that holiday music on the airwaves beginning on Thanksgiving Day is a Martha Stewart-style Good Thing. All of the kitcshy pieces of holiday spirit may, to some, seem commercial and not the point, but to many, they’re just a conduit to…

30 Nov 9:57 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Recommends: WELL Spa + Janice Salon [VIDEO]

Peter Mortensen, the Chef Concierge of the Pfister Hotel is full of amazing recommendations. This week, Peter stays close to home and gets his hair trimmed at the WELL Spa + Salon.

What hat should Peter pick to keep his head warm this winter? Be sure to cast your vote on…

24 Nov 6:01 PM 0 Read More...

Finding Yourself at the Pfister

Often, people aren’t used to being a tourist in their own town and in Milwaukee, I come across the phenomenon often. When was the last time you took the Miller Brewing tour? Or had lunch at the Safe House? Or, like the woman I met at the Pfister lobby…

19 Nov 3:11 PM 0 Read More...
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