Downtown awaits new Post Oak Grill

February 26th, 1999

The Houston Chronicle – Friday 2 STAR EDITION MAXINE MESINGER THE soft thud of name dropping: Manfred Jachmich and Ethel Emerson Fisher, who own Post Oak Grill and Redwood Grill, are opening another Post Oak Grill on Monday. It’ll be in the Reliant Energy Plaza downtown, in the tunnel. Incidentally, Alan Crain Jr., chairman of […]

Brennan’s Houston celebrates 30 years

October 11th, 1998

The Houston Chronicle – Sunday 2 STAR EDITION MAXINE MESINGER THE Sunday snooper: Long before I became a gossip columnist, Emil and I lived in New Orleans after he came home from World War II. Our daughter, Julianne, was 8 months old, and we loved living in the Crescent City. One of the things we […]

Variety Club Follies How the curtain came down — for the time being — at the “show biz” charity

July 25th, 1996

Houston Press (Texas) By Tim Fleck Elizabeth “Lele” Brown’s daughter was born prematurely, and the young mother soon found herself shuttling in and out of hospitals and doctors’ offices, immersed in a world of sick and suffering children. Her daughter was a “near-miss SIDS baby,” as Brown puts it, who nearly died in her crib […]

Cliburn, Peters to attend gala

September 16th, 1994

The Houston Chronicle – 2 STAR Edition MAXINE MESINGER MISS Moonlight’s memos: Van Cliburn and Roberta Peters, of Metropolitan Opera fame, are coming in for the Variety Club’s “”Golden Heart Gala” Oct. 1 at the Hyatt Regency. As reported, the gala, starring Frank Sinatra in concert, will honor Julie and Ben Rogers of Beaumont. Cliburn […]