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Hollywood Tower

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: This and That

“The next time you check into a deserted hotel on the dark side of Hollywood, make sure you know just what kind of vacancy you’re filling.  Or you may find yourself a permanent resident… of The Twilight Zone.”  So says Rod Serling at the end of Disney World’s popular The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction.  The design of the ride, located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, was inspired by several California locales, one of which was Hollywood Tower, a luxury apartment building situated alongside the […]

“The Brady Bunch” MegaPost

Jun 6th, 2016 | By | Category: TV Locations

My friend, fellow stalker Michael, is proving to be a true Brady Bunch virtuoso!  Here he is yet again gifting us with yet another fabulous post about the 1969 sitcom – this one a round-up of nine different locales featured on the series!  Take it away, Michael!

I know, I know. Yet another Brady guest post foisted upon you. I swear, I do know how to find non-Brady locations. However, I had compiled a bunch of Brady Bunch establishing shot sites that I hadn’t seen posted […]

Musso and Frank Grill from “Sex and the City”

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Sex and the City Filming Locations

I deserve a facepalm for today’s location!  For ages I had been trying to track down the Los Angeles steakhouse where Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon) dined with “Letterman Lew” (Sam Seder) in the Season 3 episode of Sex and the City titled “Sex and Another City.”  Because the episode had been filmed over 15 years ago, I figured the restaurant was most likely no longer in existence, but still spent quite a lot of time searching for it regardless.  Then in April, I had a […]

Hatfield’s Restaurant from “Chef”

Apr 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Today’s location is a bit of a bummer, I’m afraid.  Ever since seeing the movie Chef (one of my favorites of 2014), I was itching to stalk Hatfield’s restaurant, which appeared quite extensively throughout the flick.  So when I discovered that it had recently closed, I was devastated.  But I ventured on over to see the exterior of it in person, nonetheless, while I was in L.A. a few weeks ago.

Hatfield’s restaurant was established by Karen and Quinn Hatfield in 2006.  The fine dining eatery […]

My Latest “L.A.” Mag Post – About Beso from “Gone Girl”

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to check out my latest Los Angeles magazine post here – about Beso restaurant from Gone Girl.  My articles 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  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.

Bowfinger International Pictures from “Bowfinger”

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I am a sucker for any movie about Los Angeles.  Coincidentally (or perhaps no so coincidentally), Steve Martin has written and starred in two of my favorites – L.A. Story and Bowfinger.  Two completely different takes on life in LaLaLand, but both equally valid and poignant.  Because I originally moved to Southern California to pursue an acting career, Bowfinger really hit home for me.  Especially the scene in which wannabe actress Daisy (Heather Graham) jumped off the bus that transported her from Ohio to Hollywood, […]

The Mercantile from “Major Crimes”

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

During a recent stalking adventure with Mike, from MovieShotsLA, the two of us passed by a unique building in Hollywood housing a restaurant named The Mercantile.  While we did not have time to stop in that day, I made a mental note to revisit it for a meal at a later date.  So I was absolutely floored to see the place pop up last week in the Season 3 episode of Major Crimes titled “Letting It Go.”  I immediately texted Mike and told him we […]

New “L.A.” Magazine Post – Boston P.D. from “Rizzoli & Isles”

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to read today’s Scene It Before post for Los Angeles magazine – about Boston Police Department from Rizzoli & Isles.  You can find it here.  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.

and Jeremy Piven Nightclub from “Arrested Development”

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

Thanks to Netflix streaming and the boredom of summer reruns, I just recently started watching Arrested Development.  And, let me tell you, I am hooked!  My interest in the show was first piqued when I randomly came across this Wikia article about a fictitious nightclub on the series named “and Jeremy Piven.”

I just about died laughing upon seeing a screen capture of the place (pictured below) and my first thought was, “How am I not watching this show?”  So I quickly remedied the situation and, […]