• Filming Location,  Movies

    Sonsie from “Fever Pitch”

    LOCATION:  Sonsie, an international bistro on Boston’s famed Newbury Street, which appeared in “Fever Pitch”. ADDRESS: 327 Newbury St Boston, MA 02115 http://www.sonsieboston.com/home STORY & PHOTOS: “Fever Pitch” is a very Bostony movie, as it centers on Ben (Jimmy Fallon), his obsessive love for the Boston Red Sox, and how it affects his relationship with Lindsey (Drew Barrymore). In the film, Lindsey meets her friends for dinner at Sonsie, which is a cute restaurant on Boston’s posh Newbury Street:

  • Filming Location,  Movies

    Fenway Park from “Fever Pitch”, “Ted”, “Moneyball”, and “The Town”

    LOCATION:  Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The ballpark has appeared in many films, including “Fever Pitch”, “Moneyball”, “Ted”, and “The Town”. ADDRESS: 4 Yawkey Way Boston, MA 02215 boston.redsox.mlb.com STORY & PHOTOS: For Red Sox fans, going to Fenway Park is like going to church. The Red Sox have a well-documented underdog history and have a notoriously loyal and steadfast following. And Fenway Park is the home base of Red Sox Nation. Fenway has been seen on screen in several films, but perhaps none more prominently than in 2005’s “Fever Pitch”.

  • Filming Location,  Landmarks,  Movies,  TV

    Niagara Falls from “The Office”, “Fever Pitch”, and “Tammy”

      LOCATION:  Niagara Falls, national landmark and the site of Jim and Pam’s wedding on “The Office”, as well as a date between Lindsey and Ben in “Fever Pitch”. It was also the backdrop for the short-lived series “Wonderfalls”. ADDRESS: Niagara Falls Niagara Falls, NY STORY & PHOTOS: Niagara Falls is not only the oldest state park in the United States and a major tourist attraction, it’s also been used as a filming location in various TV shows and films. Full disclosure: I’ve been to Niagara Falls twice and expected it to be “meh”, but I loved it. It’s genuinely majestic.

  • Filming Location,  Movies

    Chicago’s Navy Pier from “Never Been Kissed”

    LOCATION The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago, where Josie (Drew Barrymore) and Mr. Coulson (Michael Vartan) shared a sweet moment in “Never Been Kissed”. ADDRESS Navy Pier 600 E Grand Avenue Chicago, IL navypier.com STORY & PHOTOS Whose heart didn’t skip a beat when dreamy teacher Sam Coulson stepped in to ride the Ferris wheel with outcast student Josie Geller so she wouldn’t have to ride alone in “Never Been Kissed”? That romantic scene took place at Chicago’s Navy Pier, a beautiful and fun spot with a huge 150-foot ferris wheel. (To be clear, the environment was used to set up the Senior Nite scene, but the actual…