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Juanes and Martinez
Juanes and Martinez
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Singer Juanes and his model wife Karen Martinez were spotted at Saturday brunch at Zuma, celebrating their daughter Luna’s birthday.

Former baseballer Mike Piazza celebrated his 45th year on Earth Saturday with his wife Alicia and several other friends at The Forge.

On Friday night, boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa had dinner, party of 8, at Prime 112. On Sunday night, rapper Ja Rule had his own feast there at a table of 12 after spending some of the day at the Delano Beach Club, where design duo Dean and Dan Caten of DSQUARED were also seen sipping Dom Perignon.

Katy Perry was seen watching from behind a container on the side of the stage Sunday night as her on-again beau John Mayer played at Cruzan Amphitheater.

Miami Beach has its fair share of colorful characters, but none as colorful as Marvel Comics’ Matt Murdock, the protagonist in the Daredevil: Dark Knights series, whose sixth installment sends the illustrated hero to South Florida “in pursuit of a client fleeing prosecution,” according to Newsarama.com, which asked Marvel Knights co-founder Jimmy Palmiotti why Miami. “I wanted a less-intense Matt to have some fun for a change…but even that doesn’t last very long because of what happens while there. ... Ever notice when people are away from home they act a bit different? Well, in this series we made sure to give Matt a red bathing suit and sunglasses to go with the summer weather and attitude.”

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