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Posts Tagged ‘ San Marino ’




Madeline and Ernest’s Mansion from “Death Becomes Her”

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Haunted Hollywood, Movie Locations

It’s Friday the 13th!  Friday, October 13th!  Could anything be better?  This Haunted Hollywood season, the universe has really been pushing me to watch Death Becomes Her.  I had never seen the 1992 flick and, while I knew it was about two longtime female rivals obsessed with aging, always assumed it fell into the comedy genre and, for whatever reason, never had much interest.  But while researching Lacy Park recently in preparation for this post, I came across a 2016 Outlook Newspapers article that chronicled […]



Lacy Park from “Say Anything . . . “

Sep 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Despite having lived in the San Gabriel Valley for 15 years, I somehow never visited Lacy Park in San Marino.  I had heard of it, sure (the kids I used to babysit would watch fireworks there every Fourth of July), and knew it was a popular recreation spot, but was never exactly certain of its location.  Lacy Park is often called one of San Marino’s “hidden gems” and now that I have been there, I can see why.  Those unaware of its presence could easily […]



The White House Gates from “Scandal”

Jul 24th, 2015 | By | Category: TV Locations

My life as of late seems to be absorbed by Scandal.  As I mentioned last week, the Grim Cheaper and I have recently become addicted to the ABC series.  Besides watching it during pretty much every free waking moment, I have also been furiously researching the show’s filming locations.  While set in Washington, D.C., Scandal is lensed in Los Angeles.  The crew does some seriously amazing work to hide that fact, though.  Gary, from the Seeing Stars website, uncovered a few key Season 1 locales […]