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Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 13 - 2013
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Alejandro Sanz, Grammy Award winning artist, performed at the Market America Annual World Conference held at the American Airlines Arena. Over 20,000 delighted attendees enjoyed the concert, among those:   actress and reality star La La Anthony, and Market America founders Loren and JR Ridinger.

Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry were seen dining at Martinez’s restaurant Villa Azur during the weekend.  Action-movie director, Michael Bay was also spotted at Villa Azur’s Thursday Night Dinner Party hosted by Michael Martin. Gerard Butler, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, and Mel Gibson along with friends were also seen dining in a private room at Villa Azur. The following day DiCaprio and Hill headed to Wynwood Walls and toured the amazing murals and art displays in the area.  Favorites included Shepard Fairey and Kenny Scharf.


Regis Philbin dined at Toro Toro.


The Temple House hosted a reception announcing the upcoming Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame event in April 2013. Honorary guests at the reception included: well-known songwriters and producers Desmond Child and Rudy Perez as well as Miami Beach’s  Vice Mayor, Michael Gongora.


Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 30 - 2013


In town for the NATPE conference at the Fontainebleau:  Larry King, Jason Priestly.

On Sunday night, Rick Ross celebrated his birthday at LIV along with PDiddy, Ludacris, and Christina Milian, to name a few.

Michael Bay was seen partying behind the DJ booth at Story as superstar DJ Cedric Gervais spun the crowd into a frenzy.

Jada Pinkett-Smith was spotted at the SLS’s Hyde Beach and at the Delano’s Full Moon party on Saturday night.

Over 225 people laced up their bowling shoes at Lucky Strike Lanes in Miami Beach on Saturday, January 26 for Jon Jay’s 2nd Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge, which raised approximately $35,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Jay, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and Miami native was joined by David Freese, Daniel Descalso and Tony Cruz of the St. Louis Cardinals; Pat Lee and Cesar Carrillo of the Detroit Lions, Yonder Alonso of the San Diego Padres, Blake Tekotte and Jared Mitchell of the Chicago White Sox, Tyler Greene of the Houston Astros, John Mayberry Jr. of the Philadelphia Phillies, Alex Castellanos of the Los Angeles

Celebrity Sightings: Cameron Diaz, Naomi Campbell, JLO, Juanes….

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 30 - 2013

CameronDiazByCarolineRenouard2010Spotted at Zuma last week were:  Cameron Diaz and Naomi Campbell, both dressed in black, sharing an energetic dinner with friends; Ivana Trump and friend sharing a casual meal and Juanes Aristizabal, with his wife and friends. 

Prior to a fun night at LIV at the Fontainebleau on Friday night, Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted having dinner at Gotham Steak.

Christian Slater dined at STK Miami on Saturdaywith four friends. 

On Saturday night, JLO was seen at Catch in the shiny new, James Royal Palm.

Music Producer Scott Storch and Fat Joe partied at BAMBOO Miami Beach this past Sunday night. Also in attendance, was Russian star Timati, who performed.  

On Monday, rap superstar, Fabolous stopped by STK Miami with seven friends for a few drinks at the bar before a night out.


Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 22 - 2013

Adrian-Grenier-at-Krug-Dinner-Miami-Basel-832x1024Actors,  Adrian Grenier, Max Schneider, Andrew Rannells and Brian Stokes Mitchell; actresses Marisa Tomei, Debi Mazar, and Zuzanna Szadkowski, along with honoree and violinist Joshua Bell, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Chick Corea, Jacques D’Amboise, Shelly Berg, Debbie Allen, Bill T. Jones, James Rosenquist, and YoungArts alum attended the The YoungArts gala on Saturday night which began with a performance at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts followed by dinner at the Alfred I. DuPont Building and “dancing in the street” on Flagler.  Check back next week for full gala coverage.

Co-stars of the new Twentieth Century Fox crime drama Broken City Mark Wahlberg & Natalie Martinez celebrated the release of their new film on South Beach alongside an excited crowd of over 300 fans.

Actor, Michael Caine was seen on Lincoln Road last week.

Actress Tara Reid stopped In for dinner at Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau.

Celebrity Sightings

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 10 - 2013

ZoeActress Zoe Saldana, the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, along with their significant others: Adrienne Bosh and Gabrielle Union and supermodel, Karolina Kurkova, rang in the New Year at The James Royal Palm. Prior to the NYE countdown, Saldana enjoyed a private dinner with family and friends at CATCH Miami, before counting down the New Year poolside at The James Royal Palm, where she danced along to the sounds of female DJ duo, Nervo, who played a high-energy set under the stars.  CATCH Miami’s Executive Chef / season three Top Chef winner, Hung Huynh created a specialty menu especially for the beautiful actress. After welcoming the New Year, Saldana partied at SL Miami, also at the James, where she toasted with EMM Group owners Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum,( SL Miami partners Michael Malone and Marko Gojanovic and The James Royal Palm’s General Manager, Patrick Hatton.

Paula Abdul spent her “last meal of 2012” at South Beach hotspot, SUSHISAMBA dromo alongside a restaurant regular and his family.  The four enjoyed favorites off of the New Year’s Eve menu.

Wilmer Valderrama and Eva Longoria were both seen dining at SUSHISAMBA dromo before taking off to Bimini to host the “From Bimini with Love” Bond 007 themed New Year’s Eve event at Bimini Bay Resort.

It seems that Hakkasan restaurant in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach has been the place to feast your eyes and your palate over the past week.  Just this Tuesday night, swoon-worthy, Oscar winner George Clooney (yes, you read that correctly), along with longtime friend, nightlife impresario (and husband to Cindy Crawford) Rande Gerber spent time at Hakkasan promoting their new tequila, Casamigos. They were on one stop of a national tour, along with other partner Mike Meldman. Grammy award-winning Mexican singer, Luis Miguel, was spotted dining with friends at Hakkasan on Wednesday.  Also at Hakkasan on Saturday night, was supermodel Adriana Lima who noshed on the duck salad, dim sum platter, Chilean sea bass and prawns.

Luis Miguel was also seen dining at the Forge Restaurant I Wine Bar last week.

The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, together with renowned Miami Beach party aficionado, Gerry Kelly, threw a STUDIO 54 New Years Eve celebration, hosted by Karina Smirnoff, from Dancing with the Stars.

Zuma was a celeb magnet over the weekend.  Vince Vaughn was spotted with his father and guests, after the Sunday Heat Game; Genesis Rodriguez, was seen drinking “Zuma” Daigingo; Victoria Silvstedt, dined with a large group and Calvin Klein enjoyed dinner with friends.

Spotted at RA Sushi in South Miami over the weekend was Buffalo Bills Defensive Tackle and former University of Alabama alum, Marcell Dareus, who was in town to support his Crimson Tide at the BCS title game.

Art Basel Miami 2012: Celebrity Take-over

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On December - 18 - 2012

157967695VA065_Haute_LivingBy:  Dr. Mary Jo Almeida-Shore Haute Living magazine kicked off Art Basel with an event Vogue called one of the most anticipated of the week. The dinner party hosted by Daphne Guinness, Dom Pérignon and Roger Dubuis in celebration of Guinness’ collaboration with Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis called The Velvet Collection, which was Haute Living’s Basel Issue Cover story. Sixty guests gathered in the courtyard of the posh Villa Azur restaurant on December 5, at a table covered with violet roses to matched Guinness’ Haute Living cover shot taken by Nick Knight. Even Martha Stewart could resist snapping a few photos of the table. The elegant party was crawling with celebrities, VIPs and A listers as guests included Martha Stewart, Karolina Kurkova, Russell Simmons, Ray Allen, Lea Black, Marysol Patton, Stephen Dorff, IWC President Gianfranco D’Attis,street artist, Alec Monopoly, DJ Irie and, of course,Ms. Guinness herself. Dom Pérignon showed off a bottle with a glowing label by fellow creative soul, David Lynch. Earlier in the day, Diane von Furstenberg’s launched her limited edition Evian bottle at a lunch at Soho Beach House alongside guests Russell Simmons, Chelsea Handler and Andre Balazs.

On Thursday, December 6 – the official start of art Basel 2012 and Tony Goldman’s birthday – Goldman Properties CEO Jessica Goldman Srebnick hosted a dinner at Wynwood Walls with the artists of the Walls, almost all of them past and present, to pay tribute to Tony, who passed away on September 11, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »