30 Jun 2018

Ready, set, explore!

Ready, set, explore!

Nothing thrills me in quite the same way that discovering something new does. I feel electrified when I stumble upon an interesting tidbit that was previously unknown to me. The anticipation that something will be revealed heightens all of my senses and when I encounter the realization- an unknown fact, a hidden mosaic, or a […]

25 Jun 2018

The Heart Thief Comes to Milwaukee

The Heart Thief Comes to Milwaukee

She looked so perfect, with her sweet face and rosebud lips, that you could almost believe one of the cherubs from the mural on the lobby’s ceiling had come to life and was now quietly sleeping in a stroller.  She stirred when she heard her father say her name. With the flutter of her eyelids […]

22 Jun 2018

Meet The Bells

Meet The Bells

What are the chances of having two items on your Bucket List leading you directly to The Pfister Hotel? Joe and Jennifer, guests from East Lansing, Michigan, found themselves in this unique position. A number of years ago, the couple decided to tackle the Lake Michigan Circle tour. The 1100 mile road trip found the […]

21 Jun 2018

Art for Change

Art for Change

An effervescent crackle of energy follow the trio through the lobby. Three filmmakers, Darren Cole and his interns Darby and Stephanie, filled the room with their presence. From the Massachusetts College for Art and Design, the group stayed at The Pfister Hotel for the Milwaukee leg of their Midwestern travels. Recently arrived from their work […]

19 Jun 2018

Child’s Play

Child’s Play

We are good at recognizing the big moments- the monumental events that change the trajectory of life. It’s the small things- those subtle shifts in the atmosphere that barely register in our consciousness, they are the things that often elude us. More than 30 years ago, two boys, one 8 years old and the other […]

15 Jun 2018

Fathers and Sons: The Pfisters

Fathers and Sons: The Pfisters

The third Sunday in June is set aside to celebrate and remember fathers. For many, our father is our first hero and a man who can always be counted on to guide and protect us, regardless of our age. The story of the first 125 years of The Pfister Hotel cannot be told without acknowledging […]