8 Oct 2011

Finding Your Roots in Milwaukee

Joe, the newest addition to the lobby bartending staff, is standing behind the green marble countertop, polishing a glass; his black pants, stiff white tuxedo shirt and black vest with gold-threaded “ThePfister” monogram crisp in its newness.  “I just had the best calamari in the city,” he says, “at Umami Moto.” The female half of […]

16 Sep 2011

The Turk’s Head

Jimmy McManus sits at a table in the lobby bar, having a beer.  He’s heavily bearded, gruff and scruffy, in a t-shirt featuring a skull & crossbones, drinking a nice pint of beer.  His appearance indicate you might not want to run into him in a dark alley, but he has the biggest, friendliest smile […]

6 Aug 2011

History in the Air (Pt. 2)

<continued from Part 1> “Every Sunday – it was a must – they’d take walks together, down to the lake.  There wasn’t a house or building there, it was all grass.  Just imagine how beautiful that was.  One time they were walking through an alley together, as a group, joking and having fun – and […]

5 Aug 2011

History in the Air (Pt. 1)

“Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.”  -Theodore Roosevelt I park in front of the Bay View home of Eleanore Hinich, admiring her vast garden of butterfly […]

10 May 2011

Capture and Share your Pfister Memories

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Capturing special moments and sharing them with family and friends has never been so simple. Let us take the moments you’ve captured and turn them into treasured memories. Check out one of The Pfister’s digital cameras at the front desk Take photos of your time in Milwaukee and at The Pfister Turn in the camera […]

1 Feb 2011

Ryan Seacrest on 99.1 The Mix [AUDIO]

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On January 26 on 99.1 The Mix, Ryan Seacrest reflected about his stay in Milwaukee and how much he enjoyed his time at the Pfister Hotel. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: The Pfister: 1.26 Ryan Seacrest Did you watch American Idol’s visit to Milwaukee?