John Staub

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Brennan's Recognized by the Greater Houston Preservation Alliance

    Photo by Dan KramerBrennan's then...​When Brennan's burned to the ground in the chaos of Hurricane Ike in September 2008, owner Alex Brennan-Martin wasn't even sure if the restaurant could be salvaged at all. Before the remains of the structure were assessed, it looked like he'd have to rebuil ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 5, 2010

    Baffled by Brennan's

    A revived Houston institution proves inconsistent.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Houston Welcomes Back an Old Friend

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttClick here for a slideshow​Tonight, the dining room at Brennan's will be filled once again with the happy sounds of clattering plates, clinking wine glasses and content diners after a 17-month rebuilding process. The beloved Houston institution, which first opened i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Brennan's to Reopen; 125 Jobs and One New Tree to be Added to Midtown

    Photo by Ed Schipul Brennan's, the morning after the fire that ravaged it on September 21, 2008. One of the more visible and poignant victims of Hurricane Ike's wrath last year was Brennan's, the family-run restaurant that had served turtle soup and Bananas Foster to Houstonians from their Sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Don't Worry, Chere: Brennan's To Re-Open In Eight Months

    Mayor Bill White and Alex Brennan-Martin announced today that Brennan's of Houston will reopen in October of 2009. "Many of us remember the fire that night," Mayor White told the crowd assembled in front of the restaurant's building, which was gutted by an electrical fire during Hurricane Ike. "The ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 25, 2008

    Memories of Brennan's

    A Houston institution burns; will it be back?

  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 3 - 9, 1998

  • News

    October 20, 1994

    Tea at the di Portanovas'

    What excess comes with riches? A tea party reveals all -- almost