Posts Tagged ‘Milwaukee’

Ringing in the New

“What are you doing New Year’s, New Year’s Eve?” is, as the song dictates, easily the “jackpot question.” And though the Pfister offers an incredible package filled with celebrations and bands and cocktails, so, too, does Milwaukee.

Whenever I run into people at the Pfister (especially the notables…

31 Dec 9:18 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Recommends: A Pfister Holiday Tale [VIDEO]

Milwaukee is a wonderful city with a great story to tell, especially during the holiday season.

Take a seat in the Lobby Lounge, relax, enjoy a glass of the Pfister Hotel’s signature glögg, and watch a Pfister Holiday Tale.

Peter captured some wonderful moments and activities in our…

22 Dec 4:38 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender – Jason Wilde [VIDEO]

GreenBay Packer beat writer and ESPN 540 radio personality Jason Wilde stepped behind the bar at Blu to become our inaugural Celebrity BLUtender. After a quick training, from BLU manager Adam Jones, Jason was turned loose to sling drinks to the crowd at BLU and took to it like a…

10 Dec 9:17 PM 1 Read More...

The Pfister Holiday Tree

The holiday tree is our exquisite tradition at The Pfister. Every year, we look forward to the holiday season, where we turn our lobby into a winter wonderland.

But we could not do it alone. All of this is made possible because of our friends at Interiorscapes. Their elves work…

06 Dec 9:11 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender: Put their skills to the test

Nominate, delegate or simply embarrass your coworker, boss, birthday girl or anyone for that matter to be a Celebrity BLUtender! Have them jump behind the bar where Blu Manager Adam Jones will give them a 10-minute tutorial on bartending. Then watch as they display their skills and serve drinks…

01 Dec 10:04 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Recommends: WELL Spa + Janice Salon [VIDEO]

Peter Mortensen, the Chef Concierge of the Pfister Hotel is full of amazing recommendations. This week, Peter stays close to home and gets his hair trimmed at the WELL Spa + Salon.

What hat should Peter pick to keep his head warm this winter? Be sure to cast your vote on…

24 Nov 6:01 PM 0 Read More...

Not So Lonesome at the Pfister

* Note: At the Pfister, we typically do not disclose the identity of entertainers who stay at the hotel. In this case, we’ve received express permission to do so.

There are many memories I have of my dad that keep me close to him.  Lonesome Dove, the character-driven cowboy…

12 Nov 3:23 PM 1 Read More...

Meet Julie Ferris: The Pfister Narrator

The Pfister Hotel is proud to introduce Julie Ferris as our first-ever Pfister Narrator. Julie is a wonderful talent and we are glad to have her capture some of the wonderful stories that take place within our hotel each day. So if you see Julie in the lobby, please…

08 Nov 10:44 PM 1 Read More...

ThirdCoast Digest: The Pfister names a Narrator: Welcome, Julie Ferris

By: Judith Ann Moriarty of ThirdCoast Digest

Link to Original Article.

I’ve never met Julie Ferris face to face, though I did watch a video tape of her answering questions about how she might best fit into the Pfister Hotel’s Narrator residency. The scene was in a private…

05 Nov 1:41 PM 2 Read More...

The Pfister Narrator: Historic Hotel Selects First-Ever In-House Journalist

The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has named Julie Ferris as its first-ever Pfister Narrator. In the role, she will spend time in the hotel’s lobby, interviewing visitors and guests and sharing their stories on the Pfister’s blog. As Pfister Narrator, she will be posting blog…

02 Nov 4:32 PM 1 Read More...

Tour of Salve with Stacey Mandich [VIDEO]

Being a member of the Pfister family has its perks. Just ask Stacey Mandich, manger at the Pfister Hotel, as she gives a tour of Salve, the Pfister’s employee lounge…

25 Oct 3:48 PM 0 Read More...

Pfister Narrator: The review process has started!

In our previous post about The Pfister Narrator program, we mentioned how speechless we were about all the entries we’ve received. The review process has started.

Judith Ann Moriarty gives some insight in to the initial meetings with the selection panel. Check back for updates. We look forward to…

22 Oct 7:18 PM 0 Read More...

Search for Next Artist-In-Residence

Tradition inspires tradition at Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel. Home to more Victorian Art than any other hotel in the world, The Pfister is currently seeking its next Artist-in-Residence.

Entering its third year, The Pfister’s Artist-in-Residence program features a working art studio and gallery that is…

21 Oct 7:36 PM 1 Read More...

10 Years of Blu Anniversary Party

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 10 year anniversary Party of Blu. We hope you had as much fun as we had.

Experience live, acoutiscal music every Saturday from 8pm – Midnight beginning this weekend. Here is the schedule of artists.

Saturday, Oct 16                                     Ethan Keller

Saturday, Oct…

14 Oct 7:53 PM 3 Read More...

Pfister Narrator: The entries are in!

Wow.

We are speechless. Just…Wow!

Thank you everyone for the overwhelming response to the Pfister Narrator program. We have a binder bursting full of entries.

Seriously, we do!

Furthermore, thank you to The Writer magazine, Poets & Writers magazine and ThirdCoast Digest for spreading the word about the program…

14 Oct 3:30 PM 1 Read More...

Fall Gallery Night

Hello-Hello

So, this Friday is Gallery Night again, and once again you are invited to come and see the progress made in my studio at the Pfister Hotel.  Then, after all of the galleries close down, come to the Rouge Ballroom, just off of the lobby of the hotel…

13 Oct 10:44 PM 0 Read More...

Blu’s Official 10th Anniversary Party

Blu is celebrating a decade of Milwaukee’s best views and creative cocktails. Located on the 23rd floor of downtown Milwaukee’s historic Pfister Hotel, the bar and lounge is commemorating its 10-year anniversary with a huge bash, new live music series, weekly drink specials and events and more…

09 Oct 1:46 AM 1 Read More...

Music on Mason [LIVE MUSIC]

The East Town Association’s Jazz in the Park has come to an end for the season, but the music doesn’t have to stop.

Soothe those Jazz blues at Mason Street Grill, where the music is playing Tuesday through Saturday.

Jamie Briewick Group performs Tuesday & Wednesday from 6…

07 Oct 4:53 PM 3 Read More...

Comment Lottery Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our comment lottery on the Pfister Blog.

We received a lot of great comments and appreciate the great feedback and personal stories involving the Hotel.

And now the winners.

CJ O’Reilly

Lindsay Sprengeler

Zoy Begos

Mary Turner

Jenna J.

You’ll be…

30 Sep 7:40 PM 0 Read More...

Kurt Fogle, Pfister’s Pastry Chef, in “Kings of Pastry”

Today’s the big day. It’s opening night of the Milwaukee Film festival and the Pfister is ready to walk the red carpet.

If we had to pick a recommendation of what to see this year at the festival, it would have to be Kings of Pastry, featuring our…

23 Sep 8:07 PM 1 Read More...

Start and/or end your night at the Pfister

At the Pfister, we are proud to be part of the community of Milwaukee. We encourage everyone, both locals and visitors to explore our great city and see what it has to offer. Newer technologies and mobile applications like Foursquare, allow you to see Milwaukee in a whole new way…

21 Sep 4:39 PM 4 Read More...

The Pfister Blog Comment Lottery

It’s the Pfister Hotel’s Comment Lottery!

Just make a relevant comment on any post from the Pfister Hotel and include a valid contact information on the form. From all the comments on the Pfister Blog, we’ll select five winners to receive a set of four tickets to…

21 Sep 4:38 PM 16 Read More...

[VIDEO] Rocco Landesman visits Katie Musolff

Rocco Landesman, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, made a stop in Milwaukee to visit Katie Musolff, our Artist in Residence.

Rocco Landesman visits Katie Musolff from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

20 Sep 5:59 PM 2 Read More...

[VIDEO] The Pfister Recommends: George Watts & Son

Peter Mortensen, the Chef Concierge of the Pfister Hotel is full of amazing recommendations. See what he has to say about our neighbor to the north, George Watts and Son and their second floor gem, Watts Tea Room.

The Pfister Recommends: George Watts & Son from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

14 Sep 3:58 PM 1 Read More...

[VIDEO] ESPN Milwaukee’s Free Food Friday with Chef Ash

On Friday, September 3, Chef Robert Ash visited the team at 540 ESPN Milwaukee with some items from brunch menu at The Rouge in the Pfister Hotel. Here are some of the highlights from the day.

ESPN Milwaukee’s Free Food Friday with Chef Ash from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

14 Sep 3:53 PM 3 Read More...
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