1 Jun 2012

Timothy Westbrook Explores & Exhibits at the Geneva Lake Museum

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The emphasis of the Artist in Residence program here at the hotel is to remind us all that art is living and breathing and not just another layer of wallpaper. I have seen first hand how this program allows guests to get a hands-on experience of my work. I love to see guest reaction when […]

16 May 2012

Pink Frosted Dreams

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I sensed them before I saw them.  A carbonated excitement that pushed aside the steady hum of the front lobby.  It was a gaggle of girls, clinic perhaps 10 or 11 years old.  They had tote bags on their shoulders and duffle bags dropped to their feet.  Their small group, roughly a half dozen, tittered […]

1 May 2012

The Experience Only a Concierge Can Craft

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  It is the people who are the best at what they do who are the most difficult to write about. How do you document the seam which is so well constructed that it appears seamless? I’ve been trying to figure out a way to explain the concierge position for quite some time. Pfister Chief […]

1 May 2012

Like Chocolate Cake For Breakfast

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  That’s the best way I can describe this Narrator experience. My last few posts will be going live over the next couple of days and my successor will be at work getting acquainted with the speed and rhythm of this sparkling old gal on Wisconsin Avenue. From an artistic standpoint it’s been like getting […]

28 Apr 2012

Dancers Sparkle Across the 7th Floor

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    This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the Wisconsin Dancesport Championships. The company has a long history with the hotel as they’ve held the annual event at the Pfister all these years. This high-heeled party brings dancers from across the country to compete at their specialized steps. It is interesting to see the […]

27 Apr 2012

Joe, The Rookie

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“I’m going to be 22.” That was Joe’s answer when I asked how old he was. His response was shared with a grin in that adorable way that only people up to a certain age are excited to tell you how old they’re going to be. Joe started with the Pfister as a busser at […]