15 May 2014

Under the Pfister Sky

Under the Pfister Sky

In the lounge I spy a woman with two screens: a glowing tablet in her lap and a texting device in her hand.  I decide I must approach this woman of information. All at the same time she is reading, treat texting someone and telling me, “I’m not actually all that technologically advanced” and suggests […]

22 Jan 2014

Would you put this in your coffee?

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Would you put this in your coffee?

In my eight months as the Pfister Narrator, I’ve learned a lot about traveling, hotels, art, people and, just last night, trends in coffee. I sat down next to Ron and Jonathan in the Lobby Bar and noticed they were both enjoying tall, black coffees. We started chatting and I asked them if they were […]

15 Jan 2014

Discussing dentistry: from the art of whitening to biting down on that goop

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Discussing dentistry: from the art of whitening to biting down on that goop

For the second year in a row, here the Pfister hosted employees of Henry Schein, a worldwide distributor of medical, dental and veterinary supplies. Although the company is based in New York, the dental headquarters are in West Allis, which is what brings the workers to Wisconsin. Last night at the Lobby Bar, I chatted […]

10 Jul 2013

Partyin’ with the boss

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Imagine seeing your coworkers only once a year. Such is the case for Sue, pharmacy Nancy and Missy, who work in the banking industry from their homes in three different states. Once a year they meet in Milwaukee, at the Pfister’s Lobby Lounge, to connect in person. Nancy lives in Florida; Missy lives in Pittsburgh […]

18 Jun 2013

The dancer, the drag queen and the mystery woman

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Recently, discount I had my first mohawk spotting at the Pfister Lobby Bar, and so, naturally, I had to chat with the man rocking the spiky hairdo. “So how long have you had a mohawk?” I ask him. “For forever,” he says. “I just got it redone yesterday. I’m a drag queen so I need […]

11 May 2013

The Pfister Five: Meet international model Raengel Solis

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Welcome to a new series on the blog called “The Pfister Five.” Occasionally, order I’ll post a five-question interview with a guest. To kick this off, here’s a chat with Raengel Solis, an international model who stayed at the Pfister recently.  Raengel was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. Eight years ago, she moved […]