31 Jan 2011

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

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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 Pfister Hotel also will be offering […]

29 Jan 2011

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, look however, that I am to dress up. One of the friends has bought a new dress just for the tea outing. It’s important for me to tell you, I […]

26 Jan 2011

Going Live…

I promised endless gushing about the Business Journal’s Book of Lists event, sovaldi and I will deliver. As I mentioned before, a number of things resonated for me in that transformed ballroom, but the importance of human interactions ranks highest. In my professional and personal life, I spend my time managing a number of social […]

25 Jan 2011

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

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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 spend time in the hotel’s lobby, interviewing visitors and guests […]

22 Jan 2011

Coordinating Careers with Confucius

My favorite movie of all time is Working Girl. I remember how charmed my mom was by Harrison Ford (especially the scene where he changes shirts in his office) and personally, I love the sage bits of wisdom that fall, in full Jersey accent, out of Melanie Griffith and Joan Cusack’s mouths. This more than […]

19 Jan 2011

Everything Old is New Again

The Pfister Hotel is never the same place twice…and that’s the best part. Since I have been named the Narrator, I try to bring  different friends into the Pfister to sit and watch and enjoy with me. There are different kinds of reactions. Some have known the hotel much longer than I (I am only […]