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A Much-Needed Break

Sep 15th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

Our beloved cat passed away on Friday evening and I am beyond distraught.  I will be taking the week off from blogging, but hopefully will be feeling more like myself again next Monday.



Latest “Los Angeles” Magazine Blog – About the Martin House from “Cellular”

Sep 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out my latest CityThink blog post – about the house where Kim Basinger lived in Cellular – on LAMag.com.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



Latest “L.A.” Mag Post – About Diane’s House from “Back to School”

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out my latest Scene It Before post – about Sally Kellerman’s house from Back to School – on LAMag.com.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



A Visit with Our Best Friends

Sep 1st, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

My best friend, Robin, and his family are currently in town visiting from Switzerland for the week and I could NOT be more excited.  We have rented an uh-ma-zing house in Hollywood for their stay and are all looking forward to countless adventures together over the next seven days.  Although Robin and I see each other about once a year, this will be the first time in sixteen years that both of our families – his parents and my parents – will be together and [...]



WeScoutLA – Episode 3

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: WeScoutLA Filming Location Videos

Check out the latest WeScoutLA video – about the Cowboy Palace Saloon – by clicking above!  You can watch Episode 1 here and Episode 2 here and you can visit our YouTube channel here.



New Scene It Before Post – About the “Saved by the Bell” School

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts, TV Locations

Don’t forget to check out today’s Los Angeles magazine post – about Ulysses S. Grant High School from Saved by the Bell.  You can read it here.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



Latest Scene It Before Post – About Joe Jost’s from “License to Wed”

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

I pay my respects to Robin Williams today with a Los Angeles magazine post about Joe Jost’s bar, where he filmed the movie License to Wed.  You can read it here.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.
And don’t forget that I’ll be on “The Bill Feingold Show Featuring Kevin Holmes” today at 8 a.m. PST.  You can listen in here.



WeScoutLA – Episode 2

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: WeScoutLA Filming Location Videos

Mike, from MovieShotsLA, and I just completed our second filming locations video – about locales in the Simi Valley area.  You can watch it by clicking above or on our YouTube channel here.  Enjoy!



The Racquet Club of Palm Springs

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Marilyn Monroe Locations, This and That

On July 24th, while waiting in line for my morning coffee, my eyes wandered over to a nearby newspaper stand and landed on the headline Historic Racquet Club Hotel Destroyed in Fire.  My heart immediately sank as the now vacant Racquet Club of Palm Springs is not only steeped in Hollywood history, but is rumored to be the spot where Marilyn Monroe was discovered in 1949.  The thought that it had been decimated was devastating.  My mom and I finally made it over there to [...]



New “Los Angeles” Magazine Post – About Magic Mountain’s Colossus

Aug 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out my latest Scene It Before post – about Colossus roller coaster from Step by Step – on LAMag.com.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.