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Posts Tagged ‘ L.A. Confidential ’

Latest CityThink Post – About Lynn Bracken’s House from “L.A. Confidential”

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out today’s Los Angeles magazine post – about Lynn Bracken’s house from L.A. Confidential.  My articles typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.

Bob’s Market from “The Fast and the Furious”

Jan 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

As I mentioned in my December 12th post for Los Angeles magazine’s CityThink blog, I was heartbroken upon learning the news of Paul Walker’s death.  I met Paul on December 1st, 2012, almost a year to the day of his passing, and couldn’t have been more impressed with his down-to-earth attitude and kindness.  (You can read about my experience meeting Paul on the Mike the Fanboy website here.)  For whatever reason, I had never seen what is arguably his most famous movie, The Fast and […]

Boardner’s of Hollywood from “Beverly Hills, 90210”

Feb 18th, 2011 | By | Category: 90210 & Beverly Hills, 90210 Filming Locations

Another destination included on the Grim Cheaper’s Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt was Boardner’s of Hollywood, a historic bar which was recommended to me by fellow stalker John who lives in the Bay Area.  John had emailed me quite a few months back to let me know that the legendary watering hole had been featured in countless productions over the years, including my fave show Beverly Hills, 90210, and that it was a very cool place to hang out.  So, because the GC loves anyplace with […]

Crossroads of the World from “Dexter”

Feb 15th, 2011 | By | Category: TV Locations

Before I get started, I’d like to give a big birthday shout-out to my beloved Grandma, who turns 86 today.  Happy Birthday, Grandma!  I love you!  And now, on with the post!  One location that I dragged the Grim Cheaper out to stalk while in the Hollywood area a few weeks back was Crossroads of the World, a historic Hollywood landmark which was featured in the Season 5 episode of Dexter titled “Practically Perfect”, among numerous other productions, including L.A. Confidential and Indecent Proposal.  I had […]

The Nite Owl Coffee Shop from “L.A. Confidential”

Mar 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I have to apologize in advance for today’s post as it is going to be a short one.  My best friend came to visit me this weekend and we spent all of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday doing wedding planning which, unfortunately, left me with no time for blogging.    I promise to write a more complete post tomorrow, but in the meantime, on with the stalking!  One location that I have known about for quite some time now, but, for whatever reason, had yet to […]

Cole’s Restaurant from “A Lot Like Love”

Feb 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Jennifer Aniston Locations, Movie Locations

This past weekend I dragged my fiancé out to re-stalk Cole’s Restaurant, a location that I originally blogged about way back in May of 2008.  I first learned about the old time watering hole while watching the DVD commentary for fave movie A Lot Like Love, during which one of the film’s directors mentions that the New York bar scene featured at the beginning of the flick wasn’t actually filmed on the East Coast at all, but at a historic little bar in Downtown Los […]