23 Jul 2011

Things That Make You Go “Mmmm!”

I’m standing with one of the bellmen at the main entrance when a hotel events coordinator approaches to let the young man know about an important arrival: 30 boxes of cookies that will need to go immediately into a refrigerator, so she needs to be notified as soon as they are here.  The thought of […]

2 Jul 2011

Summer in the City. . . of Festivals

It’s summer in Milwaukee.  Finally.  We know the calendar has said it’s summer for some time now, but the weather simply hasn’t cooperated, as evidenced by the city’s wavering between the wet, cold of March and the hottest, most humid dog days of August.  Not only has the mercury risen and the sun come out […]

10 Sep 2010

Stop and take in the Pfister

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Yesterday, while walking through the lobby of the hotel, we took a second to stop and take it in. The Pfister Hotel is filled to the brim with history and stories waiting to be told. It makes you think, “If only those walls could talk.” After this brief moment of reflection, we thought, “When was […]