22 Jan 2014

Would you put this in your coffee?

Would you put this in your coffee?

In my eight months as the Pfister Narrator, I’ve learned a lot about traveling, hotels, art, people and, just last night, trends in coffee. I sat down next to Ron and Jonathan in the Lobby Bar and noticed they were both enjoying tall, black coffees. We started chatting and I asked them if they were […]

19 Jan 2014

Our art-related stories

Our art-related stories

On Friday night, Pfister artist in residence Stephanie Barenz and I hosted a storytelling event in the Rouge Ballroom in conjunction with Gallery Night. Nine local artists told 5-minute stories around the theme of art. The audience picked the winner – Anja Notanja Sieger – who won a night at the Pfister and dinner for […]

15 Jan 2014

Discussing dentistry: from the art of whitening to biting down on that goop

Discussing dentistry: from the art of whitening to biting down on that goop

For the second year in a row, here the Pfister hosted employees of Henry Schein, a worldwide distributor of medical, dental and veterinary supplies. Although the company is based in New York, the dental headquarters are in West Allis, which is what brings the workers to Wisconsin. Last night at the Lobby Bar, I chatted […]

12 Jan 2014

She wrote me a letter

She wrote me a letter

Last week, sildenafil I walked into the Pfister lobby and I was told by Ken at the front desk that I had a letter. A letter! I love letters! Turns out, cialis a woman who was just passing through the hotel for one evening had seen me on the recent Pfister documentary and wrote me […]

7 Jan 2014

Pfister friends provide post-fire kindness

Pfister friends provide post-fire kindness

It seems to me that almost everyone I meet has a story about the Pfister Hotel. Take Don Sefton, clinic for example. Don lives in Seattle with his husband and works as a senior event manager for Thomas Douglas Catering. I first contacted him this summer because I am writing an article for OnMilwaukee.com about […]

31 Dec 2013

32 years ago tonight …

32 years ago tonight …

A Facebook friend – who I do not know in real life – just sent me a message that, with her permission, I am sharing. Her message read “New Year’s Eve is always a special anniversary for my husband and I. Every year he whispers in my ear ‘today is our anniversary of our first […]