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Approachable Victorian elegance awaits at The Pfister Hotel

Published April 15, 2016

For the many dozens of times I've visited the historic Pfister Hotel - for meetings, meals, weddings and drinks - until prepping for OnMilwaukee Hotel Week, I never spent an overnight at this Victorian masterpiece. Cross that off my bucket list - and I didn't even have to meet a ghost to do it.

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Smoke / gift shop Blue hits five-year anniversary

Published Jan. 14, 2015

It's been five years since Blue on Greenfield opened in West Allis. The smoke-and-gift shop, located at 7223 W. Greenfield Ave., underwent a couple of big changes since firing up sales in late 2009.

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Full story about abducted dog comes to light in new book

Published July 12, 2013

Six months after her abducted dog, Briggs, was returned, Tricia O'Malley authored a book about the harrowing experience. She - along with Briggs and her other dog, Blue - will be at Boswell Books on Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m.

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Milwaukee's best hotel bar, 2010: County Clare

Published Feb. 11, 2010

The primary function of a hotel bar is to provide an oasis for weary (and often thirsty) travelers. Of course, locals are welcome, too. In the opinion of OnMilwaukee.com readers, the most welcoming hotel bar in town is located inside County Clare, a quaint Irish inn located at 1234 N. Astor St.

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Blue heats up West Allis

Published Jan. 17, 2010

Blue, the "gift shop for grown ups," is a friendly one-stop boutique for tobacco-smoking and sex-toy needs. This might sound similar to the windowless buildings squatting next to freeways, but actually, Blue is quite different.

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"Cougar" bar guide

Published Aug. 26, 2008

There's a group of older gals in the dating scene, often referred to as "cougars," and these ladies aren't turning to a houseful of cats for companionship.

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Milwaukee's special blue light

Published April 19, 2003

The blue lights are no secret, but a heck of a lot of people are starting to notice them and ask what they are. Time for a refresher course in Milwaukee's technology power-button.

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Celia continues transformation

Published March 6, 2002

Celia, the upscale eatery in the lower level of The Pfister hotel has taken a dramatically different approach than its predecessor The English Room. Some new changes make it even more inviting.