• Filming Location,  Movies

    Turtle Bay Resort from “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

    LOCATION The beautiful Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore, as seen in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”. ADDRESS Turtle Bay Resort 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy Kahuku, HI 96731 turtlebayresort.com STORY & PHOTOS I’ve always wanted to go to Hawaii; even though it’s part of the United States it seems so lush, exotic, and different, like a paradise completely unlike Maine, where I grew up and have lived most of my life. I could watch movies like “Blue Crush” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” on repeat because the gorgeous Hawaiian settings somehow soothed me. And ever since I saw “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” I’d been dying to stay at…

  • Celeb Sightings,  Celebs,  Filming Location,  Landmarks,  Movies,  TV

    The Grove from “The Hills”, “Modern Family”, “I Love You, Man”, and more

    LOCATION The Grove, a shopping center adjacent to the Farmer’s Market in the Mid-Wilshire district of Los Angeles. ADDRESS The Grove 189 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA thegrovela.com STORY & PHOTOS The Grove, Los Angeles’ premier outdoor shopping center, has popped up in TV and film multiple times. Aside from being a nice and easy place to spend a few hours shopping, eating, and catching a movie, it’s very pretty and therefore a good place to film.

  • Filming Location,  Movies

    Delizia from “I Love You, Man” (NOW CLOSED)

    LOCATION The restaurant where Sydney (Jason Segel) gets into a fight with Lou Ferrigno. ADDRESS Delizia 301 Oceanfront Walk Venice, CA STORY & PHOTOS My brother and I saw “I Love You, Man” together in the theaters the week it came out, so when he came to visit me in California a year or so later, we hit up a few of the filming locations. One of them was Delizia, the beachside cafe where Sydney gets into an ill-advised altercation with Lou Ferrigno, aka The Hulk: