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New “L.A.” Mag Post – A Filming Locations Guide to “Flaked”

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: TV Locations

Be sure to check out my latest Los Angeles magazine post about the filming locations of the new Netflix series Flaked.  You can read it here.

Hal’s Bar & Grill from “13 Going on 30”

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Last week, while shopping in Venice Beach with my girls Lavonna, Kim, Katie and Kaylee, we made a brief stalking stop at Hal’s Bar & Grill, which appeared in one of my favorite movies of all time, 13 Going on 30.  During our visit, we happened to have the good fortune to speak with Don Novack, one of Hal’s owners (that thick Southern accent of Lavonna’s worked for us once again!), and I just about fell over when he informed us that the eatery had […]

Hotel Erwin from “Cougar Town”

Jun 18th, 2014 | By | Category: TV Locations

I have never been a big fan of Venice Beach, but during my weeklong birthday celebration in L.A. my pals Lavonna, Kim, Katie, and Kaylee wanted to do some shopping, so I suggested hitting up Abbot Kinney Boulevard.  While there, Lavonna asked if I had any stalking to do in the area and a light bulb went on in my head.  I had long wanted to visit Hotel Erwin, where the Cul-de-Sac Crew stayed in the Season 4 episode of Cougar Town titled “Have Love […]

The 13 Going On 30 Bar

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Those of you who read my blog regularly know that the restaurant where Jennifer Garner hit on the 13-year-old boy in fave movie 13 Going On 30  has long been a thorn in my side.  For whatever reason, it seems that no matter how hard I tried or how badly I wanted to stalk it, I just couldn’t seem to track the place down!  I came fairly close last year, when Mike, from MovieShotsLA, managed to find what was used as the exterior of the […]

Jason Segel’s I Love You, Man House

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Locations

One location I have been wanting to stalk for what seems like forever now is Jason Segel’s (aka Sydney Fife’s) Venice Beach area house and “Man Cave’” from fave movie I Love You, Man.  Fellow stalker Owen actually tracked down this location for me MONTHS ago, but since I rarely get out to the Venice area, I had yet to stalk it.  So, last weekend, my fiancé and I – armed with a notebook full of Venice area locations – finally made the pilgrimage out […]

The Second Peach Pit

Jul 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: 90210 & Beverly Hills, 90210 Filming Locations

Two weekends ago, thanks to Mike from MovieShotsLA, I was able to stalk a location that I have long been on the lookout for – the storefront that was used as the second Peach Pit on the original Beverly Hills, 90210  series.   Yes, I did say the “second” Peach Pit.  As most fans of the series know, for some odd reason, three different locations were used to represent Brandon, Brenda and the gang’s favorite afterschool hangout throughout the show’s ten year run.  And while Mike and I had found the […]

James’ Beach Restaurant

Jul 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Jennifer Aniston Locations, Movie Locations

This past weekend, I dragged my fiance out to stalk a restaurant named James’ Beach that was featured in the 2009 romantic comedy I Love You, Man.    In the movie, Sydney Fife (aka Jason Segal) and Peter Klaven (aka Paul Rudd) have their very first man-date at the Venice Beach area restaurant, which Sydney alleges serves up the “best fish tacos in the world”.  So, of course, I just had to try the place out for myself, especially since tacos are pretty much my favorite food!

James’ Beach has actually […]