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Howard Stern (Hamptons House)

Filed under: Celebrity Homes, New York

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Radio Personality Howard Stern purchased the land the home sits on in 2005 for $20 million in Southampton and subsequently built this 16,000+ square foot home with 8 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, media room, attached cabana, bowling alley and wine cellar.

He shares the home with his wife Beth Ostrosky Stern.

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House from MTV’s “Jersey Shore” Show

Filed under: New Jersey, TV & Movies

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The house in the center is located in Seaside Heights, New Jersey and is the location for the MTV Show “Jersey Shore” that was filmed there over the summer.  It follows 8 Italian-American youngsters as they party away the summer.  To the right you can see the boardwalk.

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USS Texas Battleship

Filed under: Ships and Vessels, Texas

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The USS Texas is a veteran of Vera Cruz and both World Wars. The ship was completed in 1914 and saw action in some of the most important battles of World War II. It is now located at the San Jacinto State Historic Site in La Porte, Texas near Houston.

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Simpsons Replica House

Filed under: Nevada, TV & Movies

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The house is located at 712 Red Bark Lane in Henderson, Nevada.  It was won in a contest by Barbara Howard of Richmond, KY.  Her winning entry was selected from over 15 million nationwide.

The Simpson House is painted yellow and baby blue (inside and out).

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Holsten’s – Soprano’s Final Scene Location

Filed under: New Jersey, TV & Movies

Holsten’s Brookdale Confectionery is located at 1063 Broad Street in Bloomfield, New Jersey. 

It was the location used to film the last “diner” scene in the Series Finale of “The Sopranos”.

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USS Alabama

Filed under: Alabama, Ships and Vessels

The USS Alabama is a South-Dakota class battleship that was commissioned in 1942.  It was decommissioned in 1947.

It is now preserved as a museum ship in Mobile, Alabama.  It was damaged during Hurricane Katrina.  It reopened in January of 2006.

It served as the filming location for the 1992 film Under Seige.

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