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Fabolous & friends hang out at STK

 

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On Monday, Fabolous stopped by STK Miami with seven friends for a few drinks at the bar before a night out. The crew enjoyed Ciroc with cranberry and Gran Marnier while overheard discussing Sunday nights at Bamboo and other hot hip-hop spots on the beach.

Speaking of Bamboo, it’s quite the hip hop hot spot with Tyga performing last Sunday to an audience that also included rapper Noreaga.

LeBron James made a royal entrance Sunday night at Caffe Abbracci where he was part of a party of 14 celebrating the birthday of his manager’s girlfriend.

Following his charity “Battioke” event Monday at the Eden Roc, Miami Heat player Shane Battier stopped by FDR at the Delano with wife Heidi and friends. The group of 15 enjoyed themselves at Delano’s subterranean venue where he mingled and took photos with guests. Battier and his wife called it a night at 1:30 a.m.

Actor Lukas Haas, one of Leonardo DiCaprio’s besties, had lunch Tuesday at Makoto with four male pals (not Leo).

With the recent announcement of a brand new tour by not such boy bands New Kids on the Block and Boyz II Men (along with ’90s band 98 Degrees), the ’80s are back and totally awesome again. If you don’t believe us, just ask the organizers of the upcoming 80s Fest, taking place from 3-10 p.m. Feb. 23 at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Road, in Boca Raton. Among the headliners: Eddie Money, Debbie Gibson, Expose’s Gioia Bruno, Stacey Q, Pretty Poison and more. For tickets, go to www.the80sfest.com.

Ludacris was seen with his girlfriend and four friends at his favorite spot Wednesday — Meat Market, where they feasted al fresco.

What does one do while out on bail awaiting a trial on charges of attempted murder of a fetus in LA? Open a restaurant on South Beach, that’s what! According to well-placed sources, Joshua Woodward, former owner of 8 Oz. Burger, has just signed a deal to open a swanky Asian joint in the space formerly known as Kim’s Chinese Restaurant. Woodward has a long road ahead of him in more ways than one. Says one restaurant insider, “That place is disgusting. They will have to gut it in order to make it up to code.” That’s the least of Woodward’s concerns. Stay tuned.

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