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Latest “Los Angeles” Magazine Blog – About the Martin House from “Cellular”

Sep 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Be sure to check out my latest CityThink blog post – about the house where Kim Basinger lived in Cellular – on  My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.

Fat Sal’s Deli – Jerry Ferrara’s Restaurant

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

I’m back, people!  To say that last week was a blast would be an understatement.  It was honestly one of the best weeks of my life and a really special birthday celebration.  There was never a dull moment and I am officially exhausted (and now have a cold), but it was well worth it!  A huge THANK YOU to the Grim Cheaper and my friends Lavonna, Kim, Katie and Kaylee for making it all happen.  One of our many adventures (and I will be blogging […]

Mercedes’ Friend’s House from “License to Drive”

Jan 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

The third – and last – License to Drive locale that I stalked while visiting L.A. a couple of weeks ago was the Colonial-style residence where Les Anderson (Corey Haim) dropped off his dream girl, Mercedes Lane (Heather Graham), in the 1988 classic.  I found the abode thanks to Geoff, from 90210Locations, who, as I mentioned in last Thursday’s post about the License to Drive hospital, has an entire page dedicated to locales from the movie on his website.

The residence was only used briefly in […]

The “License to Drive” Hospital

Jan 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

A couple of weeks ago, the Grim Cheaper and I headed to L.A. for a brief visit and just happened to book a hotel on the west side of town for our stay.  The location turned out to be quite fortuitous, too, as it allowed me to stalk a few nearby spots that had been on my To-Stalk list for ages – one of which was Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, the Westwood synagogue that masqueraded as the hospital where Mrs. Anderson (Carol Kane) gave birth […]