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Maxwell and friends hang out at FDR at the Delano


R&B singer Maxwell spent Monday night at FDR at the Delano along with a female companion and rapper Mase. Also there: DJ Tiesto, who was, says our spy, “letting loose.”

U.S. merchant mariner and author Richard Phillips, who was portrayed by Tom Hanks in the Golden Globe-nominated Captain Phillips, stayed at Hotel Beaux Arts while he was in town for a speaking engagement for a MetLife Meeting

Original member of The Fat Boys and radio personality Prince Markie D is having a huge 46th birthday party Saturday at King of Diamonds as part of the Hennessy “Never Stop Never Settle” tour. There will be a 24-foot long replica of the legendary British motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell’s historic race car parked outside. The mobile exhibit will include Campbell’s record-breaking moments, live demo sampling of Hennessy mixed drinks, and airing of “The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down,” a 60-second film with voiceover by legendary hip-hop artist Nas.

Thursday was celebration time at Hyde AmericanAirlines Arena as the Miami Heat dismantled the New York Knicks. New York giants middle linebacker and former Miami Hurricanes player Jon Beason was seen there enjoying dinner. R&B singer Monica was also seen having drinks and hanging out with friends at a table.

Meanwhile, the Heat’s Dream Team was spotted winding down at Zuma after their victory at the arena. Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were seen laughing with their significant others, sharing, says our spy, “stories and rock shrimp.” Dining there separately with his wife was teammate Ray Allen.

And in the Rich Get Richer category: Palace Resorts participated in an official gifting suite for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival at the Loews Hotel, where star chefs, Sammy Hagar and Martha Stewart were gifted with a three-night stay at Cancun’s swanky, AAA Four Diamond Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort.

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