21 Jan 2019

AiR Finalist Exhibition

AiR Finalist Exhibition

On January 18, art lovers from all over the city braved Milwaukee’s first snow storm of the season to attend the exhibition of the finalists for the role of the next Pfister Artist in Residence. The eclectic group of six artists were chosen from the largest collection of applications received since the program was initiated. […]

16 Jan 2019

Our Very Good Guests

Our Very Good Guests

Nicky and Louis turn heads when they walk into a room. The seasoned travelers have been all over the globe and have the calm demeanor of those who’ve seen, and done, it all. This is particularly noteworthy because Nicky, age 8 and Louis, age 10 are world-class miniature show poodles. The dogs, with their family, […]

13 Jan 2019

Dick & Harry

Dick & Harry

Over the holidays, I received an email from a St. Louis visitor, Jeff, asking about Dick and Harry, the stalwart Pfister lions who have been dutifully standing guard at the hotel since its opening in 1893. The lions, affectionately known as Dick and Harry, were purchased in Italy by T. A. Chapman for $1,500 (modern […]

11 Jan 2019

Viva Milwaukee!

Viva Milwaukee!

Midwesterners have made the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for decades to celebrate upcoming weddings, special birthdays and other key life events. So, where do you go when you live in Las Vegas and you are having a special birthday? Well, for some very special guests this weekend, the answer is Milwaukee! Annette, Gloria, and Rita […]

9 Jan 2019

Magical Milwaukee Staycation

Magical Milwaukee Staycation

Shan and Laurel met while students at Marquette University. The pair wed and have called Milwaukee their home for a significant portion of their adult lives. The proud, new grandparents could certainly be considered Brew City enthusiasts; both are active in causes that support the development of the city and serve those in need. Recently, […]

6 Jan 2019

Ho-ho-holiday Visits

Ho-ho-holiday Visits

Siblings Evie (6), Duncan (3) and Piper (5 months) made the Pfister Hotel part of their holiday adventure in downtown Milwaukee recently. The trio, accompanied by their mom, Kamy, stopped in to see the hotel trimmed for Christmas took a tour of the historic landmark. First time visitors, the children’s eyes were large with wonder […]