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Reading Terminal Market from “National Treasure”

Nov 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Philadelphians really know their filming locations!  During our visit to the City of Brotherly Love, the Grim Cheaper and I stalked Reading Terminal Market, an enclosed public emporium and city icon that was featured in a memorable scene in National Treasure.  While there, I was determined to figure out the exact area of the bustling 78,000-square-foot space that appeared in the 2004 adventure flick and asked a woman at the Pennsylvania General Store (the cookies there are amazing, FYI!) if she happened to know.  Now […]



The Franklin Institute from “National Treasure”

Nov 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I am not a fan of museums.  Like at all.  My dislike stems mainly from the fact that, if given the choice, I’d much prefer to be outdoors than indoors.  There were quite a few on my list of must-see places in Philadelphia, though, including Eastern State Penitentiary (which I wouldn’t even really classify as a museum – you can read my post on it here), the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia (which I will be blogging about soon), and The […]



Today’s “L.A.” Mag Post – About Ben’s Apartment from “National Treasure”

Nov 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to check out my latest Los Angeles magazine post – about Ben’s apartment from National Treasure.  My articles typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles from “My So-Called Life”

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: My So-Called Life Filming Locations

Fellow stalker/My So-Called Life aficionado Andrew recently went on a mission to try to track down the church that was used in the Season 1 Christmas-themed episode of fave show My So-Called Life titled “So-Called Angels”.  He had just picked up the most-recently released boxed set of the series, which came out in 2007, and was floored to discover that actor Wilson Cruz, who played Ricky Vasquez on the show, had recorded a commentary for the “So-Called Angels” episode and had described the location of […]



"He Tied Me to a Chair and Stole My Car!"

Dec 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Movie Locations

On Thanksgiving my mom and I did a little stalking in South Pasadena – we aren’t much for football games or the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. […]



Greystone Mansion

May 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Movie Locations

While most mansions in Beverly Hills are well hidden from prying eyes thanks to tall gates and large trees, there is one that is open to the public on a regular basis and it’s called Greystone Mansion. The 46,000 square foot mansion was commissioned in 1928 by millionaire Edward L. Doheny as a gift to his son Edward “Ned” Doheny, Jr. Ned only lived in the home for four short months before he was found dead in his bedroom, along with his secretary Hugh […]