5 May 2019

They Hold the “Grandma Hand”

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They Hold the “Grandma Hand”

A quintet of friends came to the Pfister to enjoy a brief history tour before a night of gallery walks and wine tastings. Now part of a once a month Sheepshead group, the women have been a part of each other lives for decades. Their relationship began when their children attended St. Sebastian School. Drawn […]

2 May 2019

Spirits? Well, the spirit of hospitality, for certain

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Spirits? Well, the spirit of hospitality, for certain

If you believe the rumors, Charles Pfister is Milwaukee’s eternal host, welcoming guests to his luxurious Pfister Hotel despite checking out for his last time in 1927. There are stories of MLB players shaking in their cleats at the prospect of staying in the hotel, and rumors of a portly, dapper gentleman overseeing events in […]

29 Apr 2019

Successful Gallery Night for Rosy Petri

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Successful Gallery Night for Rosy Petri

Rosy Petri opened the doors of her new studio to welcome visitors as she hosted her first Gallery Night as the Artist in Residence at the Pfister Hotel. She has designed a bright space with cozy conversation areas, which encourage guests to get comfortable and watch the artist create. The multidisciplinary artist combines print-making and […]

26 Apr 2019

Let’s Take a Twirl

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Let’s Take a Twirl

This weekend the hotel hosts what is arguably one of the most glamourous events on the Pfister calendar, and certainly the sparkliest: the Wisconsin Dancesport Championships. Annually, amateur and professional dancers from all over Wisconsin don their sequins, strap on their shoes, and showcase their well-rehearsed moves for the judges. Fantastic gowns are de rigueur […]

23 Apr 2019

Meet Kay Krause

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Meet Kay Krause

It is a struggle to find the right way to introduce Kay Krause. Do I call her “the award-winning cook” with seven blue ribbons to back the claim? Or do I introduce her as “the Rummage Queen of South Milwaukee,” as she is known throughout the city’s southside Catholic community? Perhaps “Roll ‘em Roll ‘em” […]

22 Apr 2019

A Birthday Princess

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A Birthday Princess

When it is your seventh birthday, and you feel like a princess, there is no better place to start your day than The Pfister Hotel. Birthday girl Brooklyn, big sister Sloan (8), and their mom enjoyed a celebratory breakfast in the Café to commemorate the milestone. It had already been a thrilling morning for the […]