Monthly Archives: September 2011

Go Location Scouting & Win Tickets to NYC’s Premiere Haunted House!

Nightmare, New York City’s premiere haunted house, is back again for another October of terrifying the hell out of New Yorkers, and Scouting NY has a bunch of tickets to give away! Unlike your typical “jump out and yell boo” haunted house, Nightmare strives to get to the heart of your deepest fears through frightening narratives and horrifically designed sets. ... Read More »

How To Rent 5 Beekman For Film Shoots & Events

Update 9/11/2013 – Been meaning to update for a while. 5 Beekman is NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR FILMING, EVENTS, OR ANY OTHER RENTAL PURPOSE due to ongoing construction. Interested in renting 5 Beekman for your next film production, photo shoot, or event? Just send me an e-mail at and I’ll put you in touch with building management. Be sure ... Read More »

Sylvan Terrace: A Hidden Gem In Washington Heights


Last week, I was scouting up in Washington Heights and found myself heading south down Amsterdam. As I was walking, I noticed a stone wall on my left… …with a little staircase set into it: Curious, I headed up… …and man was I blown away by what I found at the top: a cobblestone street lined on both sides with ... Read More »

Labor Day Weekend Homework: Where Are These NYC Locations?

Be sure to vote for Scouting NY in CBS’s Most Valuable Blogger Awards here! You can vote daily through September 9! After way too long, I’m finally getting ready to do a new installment of New York, You’ve Changed, in which I compare shooting locations in an older NY movie to the NYC of today (Ghostbusters, Taxi Driver, Rosemary’s Baby). This is one ... Read More »