The area around Gen. Mitchell International Airport includes not only tree-lined residential streets but also bustling commercial districts with restaurants, bars and shopping.

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Thank Cod it's Fryday: The Packing House

Feb. 23, 2018 11:02 a.m.

In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin-style brandy old fashioned.


Milwaukeeans are among the happiest travelers in America

Nov. 8, 2017 5:59 p.m.

After digging into ratings of more than a half-million flights from 2016 and `17, TripIt discovered that travel happiness derives from three things: how old you are, where you live and which airports you're flying from and into. Milwaukeeans make the list.


Old-school Baked Alaska finds new life at The Packing House

Oct. 17, 2017 1:05 p.m.

It doesn't get much more old-school than Baked Alaska. And, to the best of our knowledge, very few places in Milwaukee still serve it. One place that does, however, is the very retro supper club that is The Packing House.


Brew City kiosk ups the Milwaukee souvenir ante at Mitchell Airport

Aug. 3, 2017 4:45 p.m.

Brew City Brand "officially" opened its Milwaukee gear kiosk at General Mitchell International Airport on Concourse C today. The site - which has actually been up and running since mid-July - is the local souvenir and T-shirt company's fourth location.


On the Burger Trail: Cheeseburger at Nite Owl

June 9, 2017 11:01 a.m.

There's something special about seasonal fare. Asparagus tastes best when it's fresh and local. Citrus fruits shine brighter in the winter. And the first burger of the spring or summer at Nite Owl is rock-solid proof that "absence makes the heart grow fonder."