21 Feb 2011

Celebrity BLUtender: Andrew Wagner at OnMilwaukee.com

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To celebrate Bar Month, OnMilwaukee.com‘s Andrew Wagner will step behind the bar at Blu this Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. to sling drinks to raise money for the A-T Children’s Project. Pit yourself against a friend or rival in a Celebrity BLUtender competition with a part of the proceeds going to a charity of the […]

19 Feb 2011

What to Watch For

I like this job because I’m a people watcher. I earned a degree in Sociology simply because it meant “the study of people.” I have learned, ampoule too, that the best people to watch and study are those who do the same thing. I sat in the lobby bar and met Val– cosmopolitan wasn’t just […]

18 Feb 2011

The Pfister Hotel Names Next Artist in Residence

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Home to more Victorian Art than any other hotel in the world, click the historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee for the past two years has hosted a popular artist-in-residence program. The hotel and its selection committee has now chosen its third artist in residence, Shelby Keefe. She will move into the Pfister’s studio space […]

15 Feb 2011

Love and Pizza

I saw a lot of bouquets on desks yesterday. That’s the nature of the beast, right? What I really wanted to see, however, was adoring couples and cute gestures and candle lit dinners. So, I went to the Pfister. I found out that Hallmark needn’t intervene; the Pfister is like your Valentine. I was met […]

14 Feb 2011

We’re Renovating the Pfister Cafe

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We will soon be transforming a portion of the entrance area of the Café at The Pfister with a barista counter offering guests gourmet coffee on the go and freshly basked pastries and other items. This week, we’ve begun a six-week renovation project of the Café at The Pfister, located on the lobby level of […]

12 Feb 2011

The Pfister Crossroads

I come from a very small town. Pick just about any country music ditty and the lyrics describe something I grew up with. What’s inevitable about a small town is the odds of bumping into someone you know anywhere you go. My luck was always just after I’d thrown on grubby, see weekend clothes, I’d […]