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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."


On the Burger Trail: Brass Monkey Pub & Grill

Feb. 10, 2017 11:01 a.m.

There are a number of burgers from which to choose on the Brass Monkey menu, but when we found their most popular burger is actually the Pub Burger, a double cheeseburger topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo, it seemed like a no brainer.


More travelers chose MKE airport in 2016

Jan. 31, 2017 8:55 a.m.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has announced that passenger traffic rose more than 3 percent at Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in 2016.


When cheap doesn't equal good

Dec. 20, 2016 4:04 p.m.

Last week, I was bragging about the airfare deal of a century: a $66 round-trip ticket from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers. Yesterday, I was eating my words, since my flight home was delayed from Saturday to Monday, then cancelled completely on Monday, with no reasonable option on how to get home.


Mexico's Volaris is newest airline at Mitchell Airport

Dec. 12, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele proudly announced today that Volaris will begin international flights from MKE to Guadalajara, Mexico in March. With the announcement, Volaris becomes the first Mexican carrier to offer year-round scheduled service from MKE.


Rapid review: Kim's Thai

Oct. 14, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Maybe you tried Kim's Thai for the first time when it was located in Pacific Produce on South 27th Street. But, have you tried their new dine-in location on Layton? Their comprehensive covers myriad Thai dishes from curries to whole Thai-style snapper.


Valentine replaces Colectivo at General Mitchell International

Sept. 30, 2016 6:26 p.m.

After news broke this afternoon that Colectivo had severed their contract with SSP America at General Mitchell International Airport, we received news this evening that Valentine Coffee will be picking up a contract and taking over the three kiosks at the airport.