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Milwaukee offers an adventure in art

Set against a skyline of sedate office buildings, the Milwaukee Art Museum’s modern architecture catches the eye. Its Quadracci Pavilion — designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and completed in 2001 — is a showstopper of glass and white concrete. With flying buttresses and ribbed vaults, it’s a postmodern homage to Europe’s Gothic cathedrals. […]

Writer @ Work: Ed Makowski, The Pfister Narrator

Writer @ Work: Ed Makowski, The Pfister Narrator

With today’s blog post, I’m launching a brand new series for the blog—posts written by guest bloggers and featuring unique and profitable writing careers. For now, I am calling the series Writer @ Work—but I could use a better name. If you have an idea, send it to me via email. The winning name wins a […]

A Week in Wisconsin

A Week in Wisconsin

When I told friends that I was planning a trip to Wisconsin last summer, they nodded enthusiastically at the thought of cooler weather. Scorching temperatures drove many a Texan northward and I have to say, a week in Milwaukee and Madison provided both heat relief and fun. Known for its beer and manufacturing history, Milwaukee […]

Hotel Of The Day: The Pfister Hotel by Forbes

Hotel Of The Day: The Pfister Hotel by Forbes

What: The historic Pfister Hotel combines Victorian charm with modern-day luxury. The Milwaukee hotel’s original nine-story building and attached newer tower make up the property, which houses WELL Spa + Salon. The contemporary cocktail lounge, Blu, delivers potent drinks such as the Blu Heat martini and raspberry ginger mojito along with views of Lake Michigan. Where: With a location […]

Applications for the Pfister Hotel’s Artist Residency Due Thursday

The Pfister Hotel is looking for its fourth artist in residence. Each year, an artist is awarded a working studio and gallery space near the hotel’s lobby and cafe, where patrons can stop in to see an artist at work and to inquire about the art being made. In return, the artist provides tours of […]

The Victorian Landmark by Country Living

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