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Travel & Recreation Weekender

Night at the Museum Art Connoisseurs find A picture-perfect Weekend in Milwaukee. You may have communed with the impressionists at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, or even lost yourself in the ancient (and frankly, overwhelming) halls of the Uffizi in Florence, but a few hours at a museum is just that—a few hours, often rushed […]

Business Journal names winners for 2014 Eureka Awards

Northwestern Mutual, The Water Council, Odyne Systems LLC and Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin are among this year’s recipients of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Eureka Awards. Launched last year, these awards recognize creativity, innovation and progress in business, the arts, education, health care and other areas. For this year, a Junior Eureka category was created […]

The Pfister Hotel Names Niki Johnson 6th Artist in Residence

Home to a collection of more Victorian-style art than any other hotel in the world, the historic Pfister Hotel, which is owned and managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, has hosted a popular Artist-in-Residence program for the past five years. The Pfister’s selection committee has chosen multi-media sculptor Niki Johnson as its sixth resident artist. She will begin working in […]

Niki Johnson named next artist at The Pfister

Multi-media sculptor Niki Johnson will serve as The Pfister Hotel’s sixth artist in residence, replacing current artist, Stephanie Barenz. Johnson, who was one of six finalists, will work in The Pfister’s art studio for one year, starting April 1. “I’m thrilled to have been selected as the next artist in residence at The Pfister and can’t […]

Niki Johnson named Pfister artist in residence

Niki Johnson, a sculptor and conceptual artist, has been selected as the Pfister Hotel’s sixth artist in residence. In April, Johnson will begin a year working in the hotel’s artist studio, just off the lobby of the hotel at 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., and also will guide guests through the hotel’s Victorian-style art collection. “The […]

Pfister Hotel’s Frakes Adds Dash of Viking to Irish Cool

Brian Frakes, executive chef in Milwaukee’s venerable, century-plus Pfister Hotel, has more than a bit of the Irish in him, even if he is a native of Brookfield, Wis. There’s a twist in that family tree, as well. His mom Karen is from the Finnish side of the family, hitting a 100% heritage mark with […]

Fabulous gifts that will be a hit this Valentine’s Day

David Caruso from Dynamic Events shows off some fabulous gifts that are sure to be a hit with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day, including the Well Spa + Salon at the Pfister Hotel. Click here to see the full video.

Experience the Pfister WELL Spa: A little piece of heaven…

If you live in Milwaukee or you’ve ever visited, you’re probably familiar with the historical and opulent Pfister Hotel. “Step inside its hallowed halls, gleaming with the largest Victorian art collection of any hotel in the world.  Experience service guided by ‘Salve,’ a philosophy of the finest hospitality. You will see why the name ‘The Pfister’ […]

Documentary Explores Luxury, History of Iconic Pfister Hotel

Though the number of hotels and hotel rooms in downtown Milwaukee is growing, one hotel has remained front and center. The Pfister Hotel endures as the city’s iconic hotel, despite a new Marriott, a Hilton Garden Inn, and Fairfield all having opened nearby. The 120-year-old luxury hotel, which is only a stone’s throw from the lakefront […]

The Pfister Hotel, Wisconsin’s First Palace, Celebrates 120 Years

One hundred and twenty years ago, way back when Grover Cleveland ran the country, an ambitious, entrepreneurial German immigrant had a laudable vision: create an elegant, charming, and most importantly, world-class hotel to become the pride of his beloved adopted home, Milwaukee. Enlisting the estimable talents of renowned architect Henry Koch (Milwaukee City Hall, UW’s […]

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