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Milwaukee – the City of Creativity

Milwaukeeans want to set the record straight. Yes, medicine they love their outdoor festivals, which probably began with the Algonquian Indians who named the area: Millioki, which means “gathering place by the waters”. Hardly a week goes by without some hoopla, which might be their Irish Fest, Polish Fest, Pride Fest, Oktoberfest, etc.etc.etc. or the […]

The New Milwaukee offers surpisingly fab girlfriend getaway

Girlfriend Getaway Milwaukee I recently returned from a surprisingly fabulous girlfriend getaway trip there, accompanied by my NYC big sis. When I invited her to join me she exclaimed, “Why would I want to visit Milwaukee? Isn’t that where Laverne & Shirley lived? Have you ever once heard me say I’d really like more beer, […]

Blu at Pfister to Start Serving Fondue by JSOnline.com

Blu at Pfister to Start Serving Fondue by JSOnline.com

It’s not true that the bar will only serve food that rhymes with Blu and view, but … guests will be able to nosh on fondue with their drinks at the bar on the 23rd floor of the Pfister Hotel downtown. The bar has been testing a limited menu the past few weeks, and it officially […]

Chronicles of Gastronomy by InsideMilwaukee.com

Three for the Show Spring has seafood written all over it at the Walker’s Point restaurant Triskele’s. Yep, the restaurant named in honor of the Celtic three-prong symbol. The three is an important theme – the menu is divvied into three parts: meat, seafood, vegetarian. Most of the recent menu additions are in the seafood category – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Great Places for a Spot of Tea

The days when going out for tea meant slipping on a pair of white gloves are long gone. It’s not to say the experience of afternoon tea, often with dainty tidbits to eat, is gone as well. But more often, the place to explore the world of tea is a casual spot, even downright bohemian. […]

Brew City Bar Tab: Checking In by OnMilwaukee.com

Brew City Bar Tab takes a patron’s-eye look at the Milwaukee area’s diverse selection of bars, clubs, pubs, taverns, lounges and more. Stay tuned each week for themed bar reports, bar reviews and bartender profiles to help you explore and discover the city’s bar scene. Hotel bars get a bad rap. The phrase itself conjures […]

Fishnet—not Fishfry—Fridays at Blu at The Pfister

Fishnet—not Fishfry—Fridays at Blu at The Pfister

Playing on the Wisconsin Friday fishfry tradition, order Dutch vodka Ketel One in partnership with The Pfister hotel’s Blu lounge, salve presents an upscale alternative: Fishnet Fridays. The ongoing promotion runs from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays at Blu, the see-and-be-seen 23rd floor lounge of the historic Pfister Hotel (424 E. Wisconsin Avenue). Ladies wearing fishnet stockings and gentlemen in fedoras […]

February 2023