Rapper Trey Songz and comedian Kevin Hart spent Friday at Cameo, buying Remy while partying together with a group of more than 40 people. Also in the house was Seattle Seahawks player Kam Chancellor, who bought several bottles of Ace of Spades champagne while hobnobbing with the crowd.
Hart spent the early Sunday hours at E11even, where he arrived with a huge entourage at 5 a.m. After “popping a few bottles and leaving,” Hart returned at 8 a.m. with even more people, partying well into the morning.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union had their engagement party Saturday at Pearl Champagne Lounge in Nikki Beach. The couple toasted to their upcoming nuptials with gold bottles of Armand de Brignac “Ace of Spades” champagne. Friends celebrating with them included Kelly Rowland, Jamie Foxx and Hart.
While we don't know if he was talking about his plot to takeover The Raleigh — though it's likely he was — designer Tommy Hilfiger was spotted Friday afternoon dining on fried chicken at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar with city manager Jimmy Morales. On Saturday night, Hilfiger and “a group of associates” supped at Zuma.
Eva Longoria celebrated her 39th birthday Friday at Cavalli Restaurant & Lounge during a dinner sponsored by BankUnited and Ocean Drive Magazine, where she is featured on the March cover.
Guests at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino were treated to a lesson in “Country Grammar” Saturday night when hip-hop artist Nelly gave a surprise performance at Center Bar around midnight.
Bryant Gumbel and his wife were seen Friday, shopping at Trend boutique in the Design District. Gumbel, who revealed a lung cancer diagnosis in 2009, “looked good . . . wearing a hat that covered the top of his face.” Gumbel also had dinner Friday at MC Kitchen.
Investigative journalist Ian Halperin ( Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson) was seen dining Saturday at Catch Miami at the James Royal Palm. The author was enjoying himself while he dined with a female guest and spoke to a few people at the restaurant.
Mastering the Winter Music Conference is an art to some, especially for Florian Picasso, the 23-year-old grandson of the legendary Pablo, who will spin March 29 at Bâoli. Picasso is said to be making an impressive mark on the tech-house and dance music scene, an aurally explosive scene that makes some of us want to follow in the footsteps of another great artist, Vincent Van Gogh, and cut our ears off. To each his own. The event, meanwhile, is free. Doors open at 7 p.m., and Picasso starts spinning at around 11:30 p.m. According to insiders, there will be a surprise DJ appearance.
Pincho Factory owner Nedal Ahmad made such an impression with his Toston Burger at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash that he's about to head into something equally festive: The 10 a.m. hour of the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on March 25.