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Big Ang of her own eponymous reality show and Mob Wives was seen “hugging it out” with comedian Tommy Davidson Sunday at Bella Beach Club after allegedly fighting over the attention of the cherubic Bella Pooch, the club’s namesake and 6-year-old daughter of veteran promoter Tommy. Word is Ang, whose real name is Angela Raiola, may be opening a Fort Lauderdale branch of her Staten Island bar, The Drunken Monkey.

Joan Collins had dinner Friday at Juvia with her husband Percy Gibson and philanthropists Simon and Joyce Reubens.

Fellow Brit Michael Caine is also making his Miami rounds, flying under the radar with family Wednesday at Jungle Island.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey spawn Albie Manzo is heading to a slew of Florida Whole Foods stores hawking his ambitious endeavor known as BLK, a mineral rich black-hued water. Manzo will be at Whole Foods in Aventura from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Whole Foods in Fort Lauderdale (2000 N. Federal Hwy.) from 4-7 p.m. Jan. 26. He will also hit Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens.

Dan Marino was seen lunching Monday at Makoto in Bal Harbour Shops. On Wednesday, Iggy Pop was there, lunching with a female friend.

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte had dinner Saturday at Cafe Martorano in Fort Lauderdale where he remained sort of healthy, dining on grilled octopus, whole wheat spaghetti and blue eyed tuna, among other things.

On Feb. 8 Miami International Film Festival will highlight its 30th anniversary celebrations with a cast reunion and screening of a film from 1995’s festival, Miami Rhapsody, directed by Miami resident David Frankel, as part of MIFF’s month-long Countdown Retrospective series. Cast members Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeremy Piven and Carla Gugino will join Frankel at the screening and after party at The Coral Gables Country Club.

Music producer Scott Storch and Fat Joe were seen partying together Sunday at Bamboo Miami Beach, where Russian superstar rapper Timati performed.

Magic Johnson was in town this week and stopped by Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale to announce the launch in Broward County of Clear Health Alliance, a comprehensive Medicaid Specialty Plan offered by Simply Healthcare Plans to individuals living with HIV and AIDS.

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