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Big Ang is coming to Miami for reality show

 

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Move over, Real Housewives of Miami! Larger than life reality star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola is filming the next season of her VH1 reality show here. Raiola, who owns a condo in Pompano Beach, told us, “I’m so excited. I can’t wait. We’ll be moving here in April.” The show will follow the opening of a Miami branch of her Staten Island bar, Drunken Monkey. The location is to be determined.

Raiola was at Bamboo Tuesday night, with friend and veteran promoter Tommy Pooch, who was seen breaking bread earlier at his Dore dinner party with singer Taylor Dane, comedian/actor Tommy Davidson, actor John Enos, jazz musician Al DiMeola, No Mercy singer Marty Cintron and DJ Irie. The group then headed to Bamboo.

Goldie Hawn and friends had dinner Tuesday at Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau.

Rod Stewart made an Up Top stop at Barton G’s new West Avenue upstairs private dining room Friday night with his family.

Political polar opposites James Carville and wife Mary Matalin were seen having dinner Wednesday at Prime 112. Also there was former NFL great and current ESPN personality Ron Jaworski. On Thursday night, funny man Kevin Hart was there with friends.

IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan met up with Andy Murray after his victory over Grigor Dimitrov Monday in the 3rd round of the Sony Open Tennis Tournament. On Friday, Star Jones was seen taking in the Maria Sharapova vs. Jelena Jankovic match.

R&B singer Trey Songz had dinner with six pals Monday night at STK Miami.

On Monday night rapper Flo Rida made his way to the Delano for FDR Mondays. The hip-hop superstar and his crew sipped on Don Julio 1942 and Dom Perignon until 3 a.m.

Fat Joe, model Adriana Lima, and Brazilian superstar Naldo were spotted mingling with each other Tuesday night at the 2nd Annual BrazilFoundation Gala at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens.

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons was spotted Friday checking out the newly renovated SET as DJ Bob Sinclar was manning the new booth.

Mike Wallace, wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, was spotted having lunch Tuesday at Toro Toro at the InterContinental Hotel.

UFC Fighter and current Welterweight Champion George St Pierre was spotted having brunch with friends Sunday at Zuma. Pharrell Williams and his girlfriend were also there. Zuma has also been a Sony Open hangout for the players. Novak Djokovic enjoyed dinner with his girlfriend; Venus Williams was there with friends and Angelique Kerber and John Isner were also spotted separately.

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