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.
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 >>
A revived Houston institution proves inconsistent.
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttClick here for a slideshowTonight, 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A Houston institution burns; will it be back?
September 3 - 9, 1998
What excess comes with riches? A tea party reveals all -- almost