23 Oct 2012

October Gallery Night and “The Art of Marcus”

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October Gallery Night and “The Art of Marcus”

This October’s Gallery night was a particularly special one, not only for Timothy and The Pfister, but for associates across all three properties owned by our parent company, Marcus Hotels. “The Art of Marcus” Some incredibly talented artists from here at The Pfister Hotel, The InterContinental Milwaukee & The Hilton Milwaukee City Center gathered together […]

29 Aug 2012

To Tell Our Truth, pt. 1

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It’s like hearing a song from your past in the car speakers beside you at a stoplight, or when a favorite book cover winks at you from behind the fingers of a fellow traveler.  An artificial familiarity, but comforting just the same. A table of professional African American women, still in their heels and lined […]

29 Aug 2012

To Tell our Truth, pt. 2

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…continued from “To Tell Our Truth, Part 1”   “We have to do more of this!” new Michelle says, gesturing to our tabletop of appetizer plates and empty glasses. We nod and toast in agreement.  A 2007 American Bar Association report titled “Visible Invisibility” describes how black women in the legal profession face the “double burden” […]

6 Jun 2012

Going Somewhere

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It’s early evening. The downtown streets are still basked in sunshine and summer dresses. Bursts of citrus colors, flirty fabrics and bare shoulders breeze past the open patio windows of Mason Street Grill. Inside, the lounge hums with an eager energy. Friends fill the space with animated banter. The largest group, four well-dressed couples, cluster […]

5 Jun 2012

DOWNTOWN DINING WEEK – JUNE 7-14, 2012

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Downtown Dining Week begins in a few days. Join us at Mason Street Grill and The Café at The Pfister for some wonderful lunch and dinner options created by our talented chefs.

27 Apr 2012

Joe, The Rookie

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“I’m going to be 22.” That was Joe’s answer when I asked how old he was. His response was shared with a grin in that adorable way that only people up to a certain age are excited to tell you how old they’re going to be. Joe started with the Pfister as a busser at […]