31 Dec 2010

Ringing in the New

“What are you doing New Year’s, rx New Year’s Eve?” is, as the song dictates, easily the “jackpot question.” And though the Pfister offers an incredible package filled with celebrations and bands and cocktails, so, too, does Milwaukee. Whenever I run into people at the Pfister (especially the notables with celebrity clout, sales and tell […]

29 Dec 2010

A Pfister is Born

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Here’s the thing about the Pfister: all of its history, thumb its massive holiday decorations, its formally dressed staff and its exquisite service can be intimidating, but in fact, the opposite is true. This morning, while having breakfast in a near-deserted café, I  felt like I was at home. The relaxed feel of a staff […]

24 Dec 2010

Where Grandmas Get Noticed…

What I like the most about public places—the kind that allow for you to slow down and engage, health not the shop-till-you-drop big box stores or the endlessly-in-motion malls—is who you see gathering together there. I was one of the few (well, that’s a lie, there were many, as I’m sure retailers had hoped) who […]

22 Dec 2010

The Pfister Recommends: A Pfister Holiday Tale [VIDEO]

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Milwaukee is a wonderful city with a great story to tell, especially during the holiday season. Take a seat in the Lobby Lounge, relax, enjoy a glass of the Pfister Hotel’s signature glögg, and watch a Pfister Holiday Tale. Peter captured some wonderful moments and activities in our fair city of Milwaukee. We’d love to know what […]

21 Dec 2010

Everyday Celebrations

One of my favorite things to do is toast and clink glasses. A simple “cheers” makes every gathering with friends feel like a celebration. During a time when finances are tight and jobs may be scarce, look celebrating seems harder to come by, which is why I get excited when I see others reveling in simple […]

21 Dec 2010

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

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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 a part of the proceeds going […]