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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Why the green paint on Milwaukee's red fire hydrants?

May 22, 2020 1:01 p.m.

In my City of Milwaukee neighborhood, I've noticed that Department of Public Works crews have been out painting fire hydrants. Some of them have been getting green tops. I didn't know why. So, I asked.


Resuscitated Midwest Airlines announces destinations

Aug. 28, 2019 10:45 a.m.

Midwest Express is back and plans to initially offer nonstop flights from MKE to Grand Rapids, Omaha and Cincinnati, according to a press conference held today at Mitchell International Airport.


10 great records of 2018

Dec. 24, 2018 9:02 a.m.

This year would have been my 30th or so voting in the respected annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll. Despite the fact that the Voice ceased publication this summer, I will make my list for 2018 and check it twice.


Mitchell Airport now offers unlimited free Wi-Fi

Dec. 17, 2018 11:48 a.m.

Much to the relief of countless travelers, not least this one, General Mitchell International Airport is now offing free unlimited Boing Wi-Fi in the ticketing, baggage claim and mall areas, and on concourses C and D.


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.