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Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 15 - 2013

pit bullJeffery Donovan and Jeremy Shockey were both spotted at SLS Hotel South Beach’s Hyde Beach this weekend, on separate occasions. 

Spotted at Zuma:  Nigel Barker and guests enjoying Spring Sake before his Merrick Park event; a friendly David Bisbal, and Jean Reno (alive and kicking) with wife and friends on Sunday night, after a media hoax reported him dead!

Pitbull made an appearance at The Melting Pot for an exclusive party with the winners of the “Skinny Dipping” sweepstakes, which was hosted by the international fondue restaurant chain and Pitbull’s Voli Light Vodka. Pitbull and J-Lo have also been seen shooting their new music video for “Live it up! Dale!” in Miami and he’ll be appearing at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party this weekend.

On Saturday evening, Pain & Gain actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was spotted

dining in the subterranean Lafite Wine Room at the The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar.

 

Later that evening, Gabrielle Anwar and Forge owner, Shareef Malnik were seen slow dancing in the corner of the bar, having a romantic moment, oblivious to the other patrons in the area. Muy romantic!

 

On Sunday, Mexican singer and actress Alejandra Guzman enjoyed the Mother’s Day brunch at the Forge with her daughter.

 

Luis Miguel was spotted at the Forge shortly after arriving via private jet into

Miami on Monday.  This is the second time in a few short weeks that he has been seen dining in the private dining room. He was joined by a few friends to enjoy the evening.

 

Young Hollywood’s Shopping Spree at the Children’s Place

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 10 - 2013

Artists from some of Hollywood’s hottest shows including Isabella Cramp and Max Charles (NBC’s The Neighbors), Maxwell Perry and Mason Vale Cotton (AMC’s Mad Men) and Landry Bender (Disney’s Crash & Bernstein), Aaron and Griffen Kunitz (Days of Our Lives), Yara and Sayeed Shahidi (BET’s The First Family) and Tyree Brown, Savannah Paige and Xolo Mariduena (NBC’s Parenthood) all stopped by to shop The Children’s Place together for new summer styles.

Parenthood co-stars and friends in real life, TyreeBrown, Savannah Paige and Xolo Mariduena, had so much fun hanging out together and received exciting news that their hit show had been renewed for its’ 5th season while inside shopping!

The playful boys couldn’t get enough of the bold graphic tees, bright chino shorts and stylish button downs… and Savannah went crazy over the trendy maxi dresses and colorful flip flops.

Both the boys and the girls had a great time accessorizing with cool fedoras, baseball caps and cowgirl hats.

Isabella couldn’t resist having fun pairing a boy’s fedora with her sparkle stripe tee and 3d flower skirt and Max complemented her look with the faux layer striped polo and newsboy cap.

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 9 - 2013

 

Emina Cunmulaj, Sam Nazarian, Klara Glowczewska, Julianne Hough, & Carolyn Kremins

Emina Cunmulaj, Sam Nazarian, Klara Glowczewska, Julianne Hough, & Carolyn Kremins

Actress, Julianne Hough, and host Sam Nazarian joined Conde Nast Traveler at the Condé Nast Traveler Hot List party at the SLS, which made the publication’s Hot List this year.  DJ-duo Andrew Andrew kept the crowd dancing all night in between sips of “make your own” Patron cocktails and fun in the photo booth.  Later that night, Hough and Nina Dobrev partied at WALL along with co-owner Nicola Siervo, who is a longtime friend of Hough.  

Also seen at WALL on the same night, was Italian opera singing trio, Il Volo.  Vice Mayor, Michael Góngora and Mayor Matti H. Bower presented Cuban poet, Richard Blanco, the first immigrant, openly gay poet to write and recite a poem at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration, with the Key to the City at the LGBT Center in Miami Beach last Friday. Sunday night, The Forge hosted a private event for Romero Britto and 8 of his guests to help unveil his newest work of art. During the NBA Championships, Miami Heat player Joel Anthony hit his favorite spot, Meat Market and dined al fresco on Chef Sean Brasel’s Asian BBQ Ribs, Kobe Skirt Steak, Sweet Potato Fries, Creamed Corned and Truffle Mash.

Celebrity Sightings

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 1 - 2013

luis miguelLatin American crooner Luis Miguel was spotted dining at The Forge with a small group in the glass-enclosed Board Room. 

Singer, Carlos Vives was spotted at the JW Marriott Marquis for the Latin Billboard Conference. Prior to his big performance on the show, Carlos participated on the celebrity panel the same day his latest studio album, Corazon Profundo hit stores. Full of energy, he shared his excitement about his return to the music scene and spoke about his two new hit singles. He has no plans to slow down with his first tour in ten years starting up this June.

 

In town for the Loews Hotel’s ‘Girlfriends Getaway Weekend’, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger dined at Meat Market on Friday night with a couple of pals, including PR maven and Kim Kardashian bestie, Jonathan Cheban. Stanger and Cheban were also spotted at Serendipity 3, where Cheban is a regular, for dinner and a selection of desserts including the signature Frrrozen Hot Chocolate. 

Music industry executive, Clive Davis wrapped up his Sunday night after a long weekend in Miami at Serendipity 3.

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 25 - 2013
Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan courtesy of Twitter

Comedians, Tracy Morgan and Sarah Silverman stayed at The Raleigh this past weekend during South Beach Comedy Festival.

Alonzo and Tracy Mourning hosted a luncheon at Prime 112 to announce The Mourning Family Foundation’s official rebrand from Alonzo Mourning Charities on Tuesday, April 16. The luncheon served as the backdrop to unveil the new MFF logo, announce the launch of its website and recognize and thank its new leadership team, Board of Directors and select sponsors.   

Desmond Child, CEO and co founder of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame; Rudy Perez, co-founder of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame; actor Andy Garcia, and singers Natalie Cole and Paulina Rubio along with Draco Rosa and Ruben Blades attended Tuesday night’s Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame at the New World Symphony.  Mayoral candidate, Michael Gongora welcomed the star-studded crowd and presented keys to the city to inductees, which included Julio Iglesias and Jose Feliciano. 

American actress and model Amber Valetta attended the private EcoLifestyle Gala in the East Room of The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar on Saturday evening. (Check back next week for full gala coverage.) 

In support of the 2013 ConAgra Foods Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, singer, Tori Kelly visited Glory Temple, Agency of Feeding South Florida- the third stop on her Fill a Heart Tour. Tori will be making stops at nine cities across the nation to lend her hand at local food banks, as part of ConAgra Foods ongoing partnership with Feeding America. She will complete each visit with a performance of her original song “Fill a Heart”, written specifically for the Child Hunger Ends Here campaign. “Fill a Heart” is available for sale on iTunes today and a portion of the proceeds will be donated through Tori’s partnership with ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 17 - 2013
Yann Arthus Bertrand, Larsa and Scottie Pippen

Yann Arthus Bertrand, Larsa and Scottie Pippen

On Friday night, Major League Baseball first baseman Ryan James Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies visited The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar. Howard came in with his wife just after 10:30 p.m. and enjoyed a variety of dishes prior to leaving later in the evening.   

On Saturday evening, World Champion Boxer Bernard Hopkins and former Village People member Randy Jones visited The Forge to dine and enjoy the ambiance. Hopkins sat in the main dining room with a group of guests. Jones had arrived earlier in the evening and enjoyed the Veuve Clicquot Happy Hour with close friends. 

Famed directors, Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot joined forces with Swiss watchmaker OMEGA to create Planet Ocean, a landmark new environmental documentary.  Arthus-Bertrand was on hand for the film’s screening and cocktail party on Tuesday, at the Adrienne Arsht Center, along with SurfRider, and notables including: Larsa & Scottie Pippen, Chris & Adrienne Bosh (who was celebrating her birthday), Greg Frehling, Karina Ors, and Michelle Pooch.

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