27 Apr 2015

You see the woman in the nude shag dress?

You see the woman in the nude shag dress?

When the professional ballroom dancers come en masse to the Pfister, expect to find several crystals strewn across the bathroom floor, shed from their glistening, parrot colored ensembles that induce the ordinary citizens in the café around them to exclaim, “Ah my god, I can’t believe it!” I go up to the source, the infestation […]

21 Apr 2015

The Hard Part About Living In Costa Rica

The Hard Part About Living In Costa Rica

I meet her in the elevator and she says she recently moved to Costa Rica. I ask the Costa Rican ex-patriot for a story and she tells me that she is not a very interesting, site story-rich person. I whine, “Come on, you live in Costa Rica! Haven’t you seen some crazy wildlife down there?” […]

31 May 2014

25 Pedestrians of Milwaukee on a Friday at 4:30p.m.

25 Pedestrians of Milwaukee on a Friday at 4:30p.m.

On the twenty-third floor I go to the windows to learn about the pedestrians of Milwaukee. A man is just off work from a job where they blast air conditioning, sick see his long sleeves? This man is free now but carries the burden of his day and his backpack as he wonders what lies […]

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 […]

16 Apr 2011

Promenading Through History

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Everyone spotted them immediately (and I hope I don’t embarrass them by saying so). The young couple, and he matched her with a colorful vest and tie under his tuxedo, she was in the most amazing shade of teal green. Her dress fluttered against the floor and I was in complete agreement when the photographers […]

11 Mar 2011

Historic Lens

As promised, Amanda has forwarded the photos from her  and Dan’s photo shoot. It’s incredible to have lived the experience with them, but then to see some of the chosen photos and the angles and moments their photographer, Chloe from Life Tree Photography captured recreates the experience in an entirely new way. I hope that’s […]