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The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa from “America’s Sweethearts”

May 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Between our trip to New York and dealing with some matters out of state, the Grim Cheaper and I have been away from home for the better part of five weeks.  While most of our traveling has not been for pleasure, I did just recently get to check an item off of my Stalking Bucket List.  While in Nevada last week, we took a bit of a detour and headed out to Henderson to see The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, aka the […]



The Neon Museum Las Vegas

Jun 24th, 2015 | By | Category: This and That

I was able to check two major items off of my Stalking Bucket List while I was in Sin City this past March.  First was seeing Britney Spears’ “ . . . Baby One More Time” costume at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  Second was touring the Neon Museum Las Vegas.  Both experiences definitely lived up to the hype.

I first learned about the Neon Museum – aka the Neon Boneyard, aka the Neon Graveyard – years ago while watching the 1989 New Kids on […]



Caesars Palace from “The Hangover”

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Movie Locations

My recent trip to Las Vegas with the Grim Cheaper was magical, due in large part to the fact that we stayed at Caesars Palace.  Neither the GC nor I had ever stayed there before and, while planning our trip, I decided to see what the rates were.  I happened to find a remarkably inexpensive one and booked it immediately.  It was a fortuitous decision because the four nights we spent there were spectacular.

As luck would have it, when we checked in we were given […]



Vickie’s Diner from “Lucky You”

May 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Movie Locations

This year is literally flying by!  It seems like just yesterday that the Grim Cheaper and I headed to Las Vegas, but in actuality our mini work trip/vacay took place over two months ago!  And I still have yet to post all of the stalking sites we visited while there, including today’s locale, which comes courtesy of my friend/Drew Barrymore aficionado Ashley, of The Drewseum website.  A few years back, Ashley posted pictures of Tiffany’s Café, a small Sin City restaurant that was featured in […]



ARIA Resort & Casino “The Bachelor”

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: TV Locations

Each season, The Bachelor reality series whisks its stars and contestants to various exotic, high-end locales.  During Brad Womack’s second stint as The Bachelor, he and the ladies (including my girl Emily Maynard) headed to the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  Prior to last month, I had not been to Sin City in over a decade (that’s like a lifetime in Vegas years!), long before the ARIA had been built, and I was absolutely itching to stalk the place.  So I dragged the […]



Hacienda Palomino – Michael Jackson’s Former Las Vegas House

Mar 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Celebrity Homes

I am not really that into stalking celebrity homes (though I have quite a few of them on my site), the main reason being that typically little else besides a gate can be seen from the road.  There are some exceptions, though.  If there is a star I really like, or if I read about a residence in a book, or if a significant event happened there, or if the look of a place piques my interest, I am most definitely going to want to […]



“The Hangover” Wedding Chapel

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Movie Locations

It is no secret that erroneous (and/or imprecise) filming location information published online and in books is one of my biggest pet peeves – especially when it leads to me stalking an incorrect place, which is exactly what happened while I was in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago.  (Why there is some sort of halo on my shirt in the above pic is beyond me.)

Several websites state that The Best Little Chapel from The Hangover was a fake set piece that was constructed […]



The ” . . . Baby One More Time” Costume

Mar 17th, 2015 | By | Category: This and That

One of the most important items on my Stalking Bucket List was checked off last week while the Grim Cheaper and I were in Las Vegas.  Way back in October 2010 (while doing research for this post), I learned that Britney Spears’ schoolgirl costume from her 1998 “ . . . Baby One More Time” music video was on display at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and I just about died.  As I have mentioned countless times before on this site, to me that […]



Vasquez Rocks County Park

Jan 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Movie Locations

One location that I have been dying to stalk for what seems like ages now is Vasquez Rocks County Park in Agua Dulce, California.  I first read about the park in fave stalking book Hollywood Escapes: The Moviegoer’s Guide to Exploring Southern California’s Great Outdoors about 7 months ago and absolutely begged my fiancé to take me there.  He politely declined and I’ve pretty much been stewing about the whole thing ever since.  It’s funny how things work out, though, because while Mike, from MovieShotsLA, […]



Santa Anita Park

Jun 24th, 2009 | By | Category: 90210 & Beverly Hills, 90210 Filming Locations

This weekend, I dragged my fiance out to Santa Anita Park, aka the Santa Anita race track, in Arcadia for some major stalking.  Our original plan was to catch a movie at the theatre located next door to the track, but a funny thing happened on the way to the show.   While driving to the movies, I got an email from fellow stalker Owen who told me that Santa Anita Park stood in for the entrance to Walley World in fave 80s movie National Lampoon’s Vacation.  Needless to say, I […]