13 Mar 2019

Schultz Presents her Tableaux Vivant

Schultz Presents her Tableaux Vivant

It is a very busy week for Stephanie Schultz, the current Pfister Artist in Residence. On Friday, March 15, Schultz will present the final show of her residency, Tableaux Vivant. The event will culminate a year of work creating high end fashion pieces inspired by the artist’s favorite paintings in the hotel’s extensive collection of […]

11 Mar 2019

The Best Laid Plans

The Best Laid Plans

Jason and Rachel’s love story started when they met in high school. Both of their families moved from areas in Southeastern Wisconsin, to a small town north of Eagle River, hoping for a quieter life. The two new students noticed each other at school, then at church, and before long they were sharing rides to […]

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 […]