8 Mar 2019

A Real Peach

A Real Peach

Newly arrived from Atlanta, Catherine entered the room like a sunbeam, shining her light on everything in her path. In possession of a warm smile and irresistible, honey-dipped Southern charm, the visitor explored the hotel’s history and renowned art collection during her most recent stay in Cream City. A classically trained fine artist, Catherine spent […]

7 Mar 2019

Meet Historian Matthew J. Prigge

Meet Historian Matthew J. Prigge

When the Pfister Hotel was built in 1893, it was billed as a “fireproof hotel.” Many believe that sensational claim was made, in part, as a response to the tragic Newhall House fire of 1883. A luxurious hotel when it was built in 1856, the landmark was reduced to ashes and rubble due to an […]

28 Feb 2019

The Hotel Welcomes Fairway Knoll

The Hotel Welcomes Fairway Knoll

A lively group of residents from Germantown’s Fairway Knoll paid a visit to the historic hotel today. The friends enjoyed lunch in Café at the Pfister, then took a guided tour of the hotel, which focused on the history of the landmark. The group, which included history-lovers, world travelers and Milwaukee-enthusiasts, began their journey in […]

27 Feb 2019

A Herald of Spring: Easter Elf

A Herald of Spring: Easter Elf

Everything area writer Rochelle Groskreutz does, she does with her whole heart. Her journey as a writer began in earnest when she was a student at Marquette University. After graduating with an English degree, she used her writing skills in the Marketing and Communications field. Her interest in writing for children began with the birth […]

21 Feb 2019

Home is where the Heart is

Home is where the Heart is

Family is the center of life and the source of happiness for Audrey and Karin.  The women hail from New York, but have been living in North Carolina since 1994- and they have the New York accents and the delightful Southern charm to prove both pedigrees. The mother and daughter are in Milwaukee to tend […]

18 Feb 2019

Steampunk Spotting

Steampunk Spotting

There was a buzz of excitement in the air as area Steampunks began streaming into the hotel Sunday. The group, known for their elaborate dress, made an appearance at The Pfister to enjoy a tour of the hotel’s art collection by Artist in Residence, Stephanie Schultz, followed by afternoon tea in Blu. The outing, organized […]