4 Sep 2018

Team Bumpus Rolls In

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Team Bumpus Rolls In

Milwaukee turned into a sea of black and orange over the last week as bikers from all over the world rumbled and roared into the city to celebrate Harley Davidson’s 115th birthday. All of Brew City got in on the celebration, with street parties, parades and races all over town. The hotel was filled with […]

27 Aug 2018

Here Comes the Bride(s)

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Here Comes the Bride(s)

Some brides delight in paving a new path, while others revel in the tenets of tradition. Bride-to-be Megan Wolf spans both paths while planning her December wedding at the Pfister. Megan’s mother, Lisa, celebrated her 1985 nuptials with family and friends in the elegant Imperial Ballroom.  33 years later, daughter Megan will celebrate her own […]

23 Aug 2018

Martinez Creates Final Course of Renaissance Dinner

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Martinez Creates Final Course of Renaissance Dinner

Travis Martinez has been thrilling dessert lovers since he became the Executive Pastry Chef at the Pfister Hotel in 2017. He is on a mission to change people’s perceptions of desserts and is doing this one delicious bite at a time. The talented Martinez was tapped to create a unique dessert offering for the first […]

22 Aug 2018

Move Over, Eloise. It’s Ashley at The Pfister

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Move Over, Eloise. It’s Ashley at The Pfister

I think I may have met The Pfister’s biggest fan. And I have met some people wildly enthusiastic about the hotel, myself very included, so this is not an observation I make lightly. Meet Ashley: an East Coast attorney whose love affair with the landmark began in 2003 when an extended work assignment found her […]

20 Aug 2018

Another Toast to the Happy Couple

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Another Toast to the Happy Couple

The fountains of family and faith run deep for David and Therese Hatch. The pair met while students at Concordia College in 1974 and wed in 1978. They celebrated their wedding at the Pfister Hotel and, 40 years later, are re-gathering their original wedding party and guests to commemorate the event that launched the start […]

9 Aug 2018

A Return to the Start

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A Return to the Start

They say you can’t go back home again, but Joni Clare begs to differ. The Portland-based musician recently returned to Blu, the site where she recorded her first album. Clare, who fronts the art-rock band The City Pines, got her start in Wisconsin. She began singing in the church at a young age, and added […]