20 Oct 2013

Chef knows

Chef knows

Last week, I interviewed the Pfister’s executive chef, Brian Frakes. He told me a number of interesting things and I sampled a lot of fantastic food (the lemon garlic hummus is criminally delish!), but the nugget that I took away from our conversation – and will never forget – was how he moved back to […]

14 Oct 2013

Mixing it up with a marathon runner

Mixing it up with a marathon runner

Jen is an avid runner who lives in Chicago, but when it comes to marathon running, she comes to Milwaukee. I met her in the Lobby Bar the night before her second time running Milwaukee’s Lakefront Marathon. Jen lived in Milwaukee from the time she was 12 years old through college – she graduated from […]

8 Oct 2013

“Because it is raining”

“Because it is raining”

Most of the time, tadalafil the people I meet at the Pfister Hotel are there due to foreign travel or to attend a sporting event or because a friend or  family member is getting married. Last week, no rx I met a couple who were at the hotel – specifically in the Lobby Bar – […]

5 Oct 2013

Surviving the government shutdown

Surviving the government shutdown

When Washington D.C. residents Mary Jo and Buzz booked their trip to Milwaukee earlier this year to attend their niece’s wedding, look they had no idea that they would travel under such bizarre and complicated circumstances. “We’re waiting to find out if he has a job when we get back,” says Mary Jo a few […]

30 Sep 2013

His shocking story sparks inspiration

His shocking story sparks inspiration

Ranachith “Ronnie” Yimsut is a genocide survivor, an orphan and a refugee. He is also a brother, husband, father, architect, author, teacher and social justice activist. But more than anything, Ronnie is an inspiration. I met Ronnie in the Cafe at the Pfister and I don’t think I have ever said fewer words during an […]

28 Sep 2013

Making waves at the Pfister

Making waves at the Pfister

When I found out I was named the new Pfister Narrator last April, I was super excited and couldn’t wait to share the news with my family. When I did, my 11-year-old son Kai River immediately asked, “Does the Pfister have a pool?” I told them, yes, there was a pool on the 23rd floor. […]