19 Dec 2018

Light 12 Candles

Light 12 Candles

What did you want for your 12th birthday? For Oliver of Green Bay, Wisconsin, his 12th birthday wish was to spend the weekend at The Pfister Hotel.  A previous visitor of the landmark hotel, Oliver leapt at his parents’ offer to celebrate his special day in Milwaukee. Delighted by the history of the hotel, and […]

17 Dec 2018

But the Fire is so Delightful

But the Fire is so Delightful

Jet-setting Chelsea has been everywhere- and she’s got the frequent-flyer miles to prove it! This Texas native who now calls San Francisco her home was recently in Milwaukee on business. When in the Brew City, this seasoned traveler always opts to stay at The Pfister Hotel, particularly in winter. She loves the magic of a […]

15 Dec 2018

A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight

A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight

One of the true joys of my life is making people happy. For years, each December I donned gay apparel, specifically, an elf costume, and led groups on Holiday Lights walking tours. Watching little walkers, bundled up in snow pants, marveling at the twinkling light never failed to make my heart soar. The holiday magic […]

12 Dec 2018

Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright

The ladies of Bethlehem Lutheran Child Care in Germantown arrived in the lobby amidst a cloud of giggles and good cheer. The group, most of them first time visitors to The Pfister Hotel, were onsite to view the historic hotel draped in its holiday finery. I guided the happy group through the landmark, sharing with […]

10 Dec 2018

Narrator Elf- Reporting for Duty

Narrator Elf- Reporting for Duty

Dianne Reeves captured the reason I love the holiday season when she wrote the line “it’s that time of year when the world falls in love.” That lyric from “The Christmas Waltz” resonates with me, particularly as I get older. I still marvel at the lights and revel in the magic of a beautiful snowfall, […]

5 Dec 2018

Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

  Soon, The Pfister Hotel will host the season’s most VIP guest! Santa Claus will be brunching with merry-makers young and old each Saturday and Sunday from December 8 to December 23. The morning includes a delicious meal, an opportunity to meet the big man,  time to send a letter bound for the North Pole, […]