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Rory & Tiger at Equinox (but not together)

 

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Golf champion Rory McIlroy was seen Monday night at Equinox Coral Gables, prepping for his battle for the top spot in world rankings against Tiger Woods, who just so happened to be recently spotted at Equinox South Beach. McIlroy was spotted with a workout partner (not his famous tennis playing girlfriend , Caroline Wozniacki) who encouraged him on the Versa Climber and while he completed several exercises on the cable machines. Looking strong and confident for the Wells Fargo Championship, McIlroy wrapped up his workout with stretching and crunches on the fitness ball and left after two hours of intense training.

Alex Rodriguez was also seen working out at Equinox Coral Gables, working out to rehab his hip and to work off calories consumed after a dinner with two guy pals Wednesday night at Prime 112. Out on the patio at the steakhouse’s Italian sibling was another heavy hitter: Boston Red Sox “Special Assistant to the General Manager,” Pedro Martinez.

Luis Miguel was spotted having dinner Tuesday night at The Forge with a small group.

Miami Heat coach, Erik Spoelstra, and Heat player Mike Miller were spotted having lunch Tuesday at Toro Toro at the InterContinental Miami

British shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood was seen having dinner Tuesday at Dore at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.

Designer Donna Karan is the special guest at the opening reception of the Discover Haiti exhibition at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace. Admission is free and includes cocktails by Grey Goose.

The National YoungArts Foundation hosted a breakfast Monday in honor of hip hop lyricist MC Lyte to celebrate her spoken word scholarship at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Paul Lehr, Executive Director of YoungArts, also welcomed British hip hop artist/radio personality Monie Love and “The Madea of Money,” mortgage and real estate expert Lynn Richardson.

One half of the hip-hop duo Clipse, Pusha T, was seen Wednesday night at FDR at the Delano sipping Dom Perignon.

Singer Kelly Rowland and her sister were spotted Tuesday at Zuma, having cocktails and grilled octopus.

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