10 May 2019

And a New Chapter Begins

And a New Chapter Begins

On May 15 I conclude my one year term as the Pfister Hotel’s Narrator, and a new writer will share her voice in this space. My time in the hotel has been lovely and it is a true honor to have my work woven into the fabric of this historic landmark. I have been in […]

8 May 2019

Bliss Found at the WELL Spa

Bliss Found at the WELL Spa

As I wrap up my final days as the Pfister Narrator, I am taking the time to enjoy a few of the hotel amenities I did not make time for during my residency. Talking with a member of the hotel staff, she was shocked that I had yet to make a visit to the hotel’s […]

5 May 2019

They Hold the “Grandma Hand”

They Hold the “Grandma Hand”

A quintet of friends came to the Pfister to enjoy a brief history tour before a night of gallery walks and wine tastings. Now part of a once a month Sheepshead group, the women have been a part of each other lives for decades. Their relationship began when their children attended St. Sebastian School. Drawn […]

2 May 2019

Spirits? Well, the spirit of hospitality, for certain

Spirits? Well, the spirit of hospitality, for certain

If you believe the rumors, Charles Pfister is Milwaukee’s eternal host, welcoming guests to his luxurious Pfister Hotel despite checking out for his last time in 1927. There are stories of MLB players shaking in their cleats at the prospect of staying in the hotel, and rumors of a portly, dapper gentleman overseeing events in […]

29 Apr 2019

Successful Gallery Night for Rosy Petri

Successful Gallery Night for Rosy Petri

Rosy Petri opened the doors of her new studio to welcome visitors as she hosted her first Gallery Night as the Artist in Residence at the Pfister Hotel. She has designed a bright space with cozy conversation areas, which encourage guests to get comfortable and watch the artist create. The multidisciplinary artist combines print-making and […]

26 Apr 2019

Let’s Take a Twirl

Let’s Take a Twirl

This weekend the hotel hosts what is arguably one of the most glamourous events on the Pfister calendar, and certainly the sparkliest: the Wisconsin Dancesport Championships. Annually, amateur and professional dancers from all over Wisconsin don their sequins, strap on their shoes, and showcase their well-rehearsed moves for the judges. Fantastic gowns are de rigueur […]