Milwaukee Talks: Karl Kopp

Published Jan. 3, 2017

We caught up with Karl Kopp - owner of Kopp's Frozen Custard and Elsa's on the Park, to ask about the history of Kopp's and Elsa's, other places he's considering opening beyond Milwaukee, if he ever thinks of opening a Kopp's Downtown and more.


Milwaukee's Kopp continues westward expansion with Phoenix's Hanny's

Published March 10, 2009

Most Milwaukeeans conjure images of butter burgers and frozen custard with they think of local restaurateur Karl Kopp. Now Phoenicians can add Hanny's, 40 N. 1st St., to the list of Kopp's dynasty, along with AZ 88 in Scottsdale and Bar 89 in New York City.


Tan, somewhat rested and very ready to be home

Published March 9, 2009

Another Spring Training trip is in the books, and I'm pleased to report it was a good one. In some ways, five days are not nearly enough to see everything you need to see in the Phoenix area. But in other ways, it's long enough to really miss home and everything that comes with it, and I'm eagerly awaiting seeing my family in a few hours.


2009 Brewers Spring Training guide

Published March 3, 2009

There's nothing funny about snow in March. But if you planned ahead, you can have the last laugh this month at Brewers Spring Training in Phoenix. Airfares to Arizona were particularly high this year from Milwaukee, but we promise: once you get there, you won't regret it.