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Familiar faces at Prime 112

 
 
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Miami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning was seen lunching Friday with new Heat center Greg Oden in the private wine room at Prime 112. On Sunday night, Rick Ross enjoyed a dinner party for more than 50 people in Prime Lounge; guests included rapper Meek Mill and R&B singer Omarion. Also at Prime 112 were Oklahoma Thunder player Serge Ibaka and his singer girlfriend Kerri Hilson.

Behind the Bench, a nonprofit organization composed of current and retired NBA players’ wives and life partners, had a private dinner Friday night at The Forge. Among the wives in attendance were Michelle Mashburn, wife of Jamal; CleRenda McGrady, wife of recently retired San Antonio Spurs player Tracy; Jenine Howard, wife of former Miami Heat player Juwan; Ramirra Stackhouse, wife of Brooklyn Nets player Jerry; and Shelby Francis, wife of Steve of the Houston Rockets. Grammy Award-winning R&B singer/songwriter Chrisette Michele performed.

Comedian Craig Robinson was seen enjoying drinks with friends Saturday night at the Delano’s Rose Bar. On Saturday afternoon, Broadway actor Andy Karl, tapped as the lead in the Broadway version of Rocky premiering this spring, was seen spending the day with his wife poolside at the Delano Beach Club.

On Saturday, Robinson was seen at Hyde Beach, “hanging,” says our spy, “with the Maxim Hometown Hotties of 2014,” at a special event hosted by the men’s magazine. Actor and former Dancing With The Stars contestant Rick Fox was also spotted there with a friend Saturday. On Sunday, singer Trey Songz made his way with friends to the SLS Hotel South Beach hot spot for the J’Adore Sundays party where he was seen sipping from an oversized cocktail bowl.

Governor Rick Scott had dinner with “business associates” Thursday night at Caffe Abbracci.

Gloria Estefan had dinner Saturday at Makoto with a female friend. The singer sat in the main dining room as star struck onlookers watched them enjoy their meal. Before leaving, Estefan posed for pictures with fans.

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