Items, Organizations & Locations

Learn about all the different places, organizations, and things in Starling City and the Arrow TV series.

Big Belly Burger

Big Belly Burger is a restaurant in Starling City that specializes in burgers and fries. Carly Diggle, John’s sister-in-law, works there as a waitress. John and Oliver Queen often visit the restaurant. Wikia

Lian Yu

Lian Yu is the name of the island in the North China Sea where Oliver Queen was stranded for five years after the Queen’s Gambit sank. It is also the place where Oliver buried his father. The name of the island means purgatory in Mandarin. The island was used as a prison until Edward Fyers […]

Oliver Queen’s Tattoos

Oliver Queen has many scars on his body from the time he spent shipwrecked on Lian Yu. He also came back with a couple of tattoos, one on his chest and the other on his torso. The tattoo on his left pectoral muscle is of an eight-pointed star. It signifies that he is Bratva, a […]

Queen Mansion

Queen Mansion is the home of Oliver Queen, his sister Thea, their mother Moira, and stepfather Walter Steele. The Queen family requires a staff to maintain the mansion. The most notable members of the staff are Raisa and her husband Ivan. Hatley Castle, located in Victoria, British Columbia, is used for exterior shots of the […]

The Glades

The Glades is a poverty-stricken neighborhood in Starling City. Oliver Queen’s nightclub and vigilante hideout are located there. It is also the home of Thea’s boyfriend Roy Harper. The Glades was the focus of The Undertaking, a plan to gentrify the area. The plan was twisted by Malcolm Merlyn and led to a device being […]

The List

The List is a book given to Oliver Queen by Robert, his father, before his death. The book lists all the corrupt people of Starling City who harm the city and its residents for power and wealth. Oliver, as the vigilante Arrow, uses The List to target crooked businessmen and criminals and bring them to […]


Verdant is the nightclub of Oliver Queen. It is located in the Glades and conceals the Arrowcave, his vigilante hideout, and is used as a way to hide his actions as Arrow. Tommy Merlyn managed and ran the nightclub but quit when Oliver thought he may be allowing Vertigo to be sold there. Steve Aoki […]