La vida local

2 events for Real Housewives of Miami fans

Alexander Tamargo / Getty Images for Fendi Casa

Ana Quincoces is faring quite nicely after parting ways from Real Housewives of Miami — she’s a “friend” this season. She’s spreading the word about her culinary abilities. At 8 p.m. Thursday, the lawyer-turned-TV personality will be signing copies of her cookbook Sabor! A Passion for Cuban Cuisine (Running Press) at Books & Books in Coral Gables. The first 50 attendees get a bottle of her gluten-free, low-cal Skinny Latina Million Dollar Marinade, which is also sold at Fresh Market.

From 6-8 p.m. the same night, over in Miami Beach, Quincoces’ archenemy Lea Black will also be showing off her wares: her line of beauty products and handbags at W South Beach Hotel’s Pure Therapy Spa, 2201 Collins Ave. Want to go or gawk? You get 10 percent off the goods, plus “cockies,” that’s cocktails, in RHOM-speak. RSVP: or 305-438-9200.

Yo! truTV raps!

You may love or despise the cast of South Beach Tow, but they really, really are not going to go away. The cast members of the fictionalized reality show centering on the shenanigans at Tremont Towing in Miami Beach have put out a music video to the song Tow Yo! featuring Chad Ochocinco. The crew dances, raps and attempts to entertain in the video, which ends with the infamous football player’s yellow Lamborghini getting carted off. Chad’s reportedly a fan of the truTV show so maybe gets a pass when parked illegally? Watch it at if there are approximately three minutes of your life you don’t want back.

Walking tall

NBA All Star Chris Bosh may be up for sainthood soon. The new dad’s Foundation, Team Tomorrow Inc. joined forces with America’s Moms for Soldiers on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena to bring a little bit of love to troops for Veterans Day. The packages contained Christmas stockings, holiday goodies, hygiene items and more. The Miami Heat star, whose wife Adrienne gave birth to baby girl Dylan on Monday, also included a letter of thanks.

I dream of Ricky

Ricky Martin loves being a dad to his twin boys and has written a book for them as well as other kidlets. The pop superstar will be at Books & Books Coral Gables 6 p.m. Nov. 15 to sign copies of the English and Spanish versions of Santiago the Dreamer in Land Among the Stars (Celebra). Martin’s picture-heavy tale was inspired by his own childhood and pursuing his dreams to become a singer.

Madeleine Marr

Read more People stories from the Miami Herald

  • Throwback Thursday

    Who we’re checking out this week

    Who: Wesley Snipes

  • As seen on TV

    Maggie Gyllenhaal takes an ‘Honorable’ role in SundanceTV movie

    An eight-hour miniseries premiering Thursday at 10 p.m. on SundanceTV, The Honorable Woman is a virtuoso effort by Hugo Blick, who wrote and directed it.

  • As seen on TV

    Attack of Sharknado 2: Oh yeah, there’s another one

    The idea of making a movie about a tornado that scoops up thousands of sharks and sends them flying through the air to chomp their way through a bevy of people, places and things sounds totally ridiculous. That didn’t stop Syfy from moving ahead with Sharknado, a movie that became a pop culture phenomenon last year. The mania reached such a fevered level that a sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One, was ordered. It premieres at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Syfy.

Miami Herald

Join the

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category