3 Apr 2019

Katy in Bloom

Katy in Bloom

Spring has started to nudge its way though the door in Milwaukee. It was the warmest day yet in 2019 when Katy came into the hotel for a lunch date with her sweetheart, Chris. Together the pair share four cats and a passion for plants. Chris has filled the inside of their home with lush […]

1 Apr 2019

Mortensen Inspires Author

Mortensen Inspires Author

Barbara Joosse, beloved children’s author, fell in love with storytelling as a child when she’d spend long summer days entertaining neighborhood children with her intricate and riveting tales.  The Wisconsin native has written 50 children’s books and her works have been translated into 29 languages. Author of the popular Mama Do You Love Me, and […]

26 Mar 2019

(not so) Super-Secret Fun

(not so) Super-Secret Fun

The moment I met Pfister Hotel guest Russell Ginns, I was plunged into a world of ninjas, secret passages and brain-teasing puzzles- and that was all before I caught his first name! Ginns is the creator of the Samantha Spinner book series, a collection about an intrepid girl on globe-trotting adventures that include mystery, danger, […]

24 Mar 2019

An Epicurean in the Café

An Epicurean in the Café

Rick Rodriguez is a man about town. If you have ever been to a Milwaukee festival, networking event or eaten at an independently-owned, local restaurant, you’ve likely rubbed elbows with him.  The downtown professional and proud, lifelong Milwaukee resident is always on the scene. An expert on local eats, Rodriguez was a member of the […]

19 Mar 2019

Family Getaway, the Pfister Way

Family Getaway, the Pfister Way

The Lagerkvist family is in town from Green Bay to explore the city. Milwaukee was the ideal destination for the group, as Mark is expanding his company, Chiro One, into Southeastern Wisconsin. This time together is a much needed, as matriarch Ann, along with middle school students Matthew and Ava, spend most of their time […]

17 Mar 2019

Tableaux Vivant: A Triumph

Tableaux Vivant: A Triumph

Outgoing Artist in Residence, Stephanie Schultz, presented her finale show to a sold out crowd on Friday, March 15. The show employed the technique tableau vivant, which translated from French means “living picture,” to recreate nine of the Pfister Hotel’s most celebrated paintings currently on display. Lithe models, clad in designs created by Schultz, appeared […]