June 20, 2008
December 11, 2007
I'm at Prime, and half the Miami Dolphins are here at a big table whooping it up having fun, like they have no idea they have a very real shot at being the worst team in the history of pro football. While they feast on the most decadent platters of seafood I've ever seen served at Prime, they are totally unfazed by the fact that their team means so much to so many people "regular" people down here. They are a part of a great American tradition that so many really care passionately about. Folks that would have to save a year for a meal like that....they need to think a bit about where they came from!
October 29, 2007
Page Six reported that Michael Vick has purchased an apartment in the Icon building. Then again, they also said that Dwyane Wade lives there and he doesn't. So who knows. And even if he did buy at Icon, he doesn't have much time to spend there. He's being sentenced at the end of the year on dogfighting charges.
October 13, 2007
Yankee slugger Derek Jeter has some free time on his hands, so what to do when your team blows it? Why, hit South Beach, of course! Jeter checked into the Shore Club yesterday and hit SET last night, well, this morning around 12:30 am. Jeter was also with Timbaland last night at Skybar's Redroom, following a dinner at Nobu. According to our spy, they were there with five women and two men. We have a feeling they'll be back out tonight.
October 03, 2007
October 01, 2007
April 30, 2007
There were no frowning faces at the Miami Heat's end of season celebration dinner yesterday at Vivi. In fact, Udonis Haslem and Antoine Walker were all smiles as they feasted on fabby Italian fare, grooved to r&b tunes and thwarted off flirty fans who waited outside while they retrieved their rides. One female fan in particular flitted between all the players, offering her cell number to anyone who wanted it. While we're not sure who bit, we do know that more than one player was extremely distracted by all the bikini clad beach bunnies who stood in front of Vivi and across the street at Prime One Twelve in all their g-stringed glory. Walker, in fact, whose Bentley convertible was parked right out front, seemed to have a hard time shifting gears and getting out of there. He and his teammates, however, managed to keep their game faces on enough to smile for cameras and accept condolences from all the passers by, who all agreed that when you're a Heat player, losing isn't such a terrible thing after all.
January 26, 2007
790 The Ticket CEO and prez Joel Feinberg has taken over the Versace Mansion for four days during Super Bowl, when he will transform the place into the Boost Mobile Villa. Expected guests there include Jessica Biel, Nas, Diddy, Mark Wahlberg, Hilary Duff, J-Lo, Marc Anthony, Matt Leinart, Kanye West, Nick Lachey, Jay-Z, Jamie Foxx, Jeremy Piven, Beyonce and Queen Latifah. Inside the manse, there will be corporate sponsored diversions including the Gibson Musical Instruments Lounge and the W South Beach Roof Deck. Among the scheduled events there: a Terrell Owens hosted BBQ on Friday, super agent Drew Rosenhaus's late night party on Saturday and, on Sunday, a private brunch by Marquis Jets featuring 'chalk talk' with legendary coach Don Shula. As with most of the desirable Bowl events, this one is by invitation only and completely private unless you have some sort of connection to, say, Paris Hilton or Britney Spears's privates, but nothing is really worth admitting that, is there?
September 15, 2006
At first when we heard that the camera friendly drag queen Elaine Lancaster refused to be caught on the leering lenses last night at the Voodoo Lounge's Rodman's Rehab party in Fort Lauderdale last night, we thought it was the first sign of the apocalypse. Now we're hearing that the reason why Lancaster refused to be filmed wasn't because best friend Dennis Rodman was sporting a halter top, but because OJ Simpson was also in the house. "Lancaster told the film crews she just wasn't in the mood to be photographed again with OJ," says our source. Once upon a time, Lancaster and OJ appeared in the pages of a supermarket tabloid that implied the former footballer had the hots for the gender bender. While we're convinced now that Lancaster's refusal of publicity wasn't apocalyptic, we're still a little disturbed by the fact that OJ, who is being sued by the family of murder victim Ronald Goldman for the rights to Simpson's likeness and name, is out and about at parties instead of pursuing his search for the 'real killers.' Unless, of course, he got a good tip that the real killers would be at Rodman's Rehab.
June 02, 2006
In the seemingly endless world of NBA Playoffs, some Miami area spots are getting their game on, too. Among them, Chef Samuel Gorenstein is inviting all Heat fans to cheer on the team as the hopefully pummel the Pistons with a dinner party tonight, Friday, at Centro Restaurant and Lounge, 1395 Brickell Avenue. Get your own game on with 2 for 1 drinks and free hors d'oeuvres from 5pm-8pm and continue the culinary slam dunk with dinner until closing. Call 786-506-6252 for reservations.