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Sean “Puffy Diddy” Combs and girlfriend/rumored fiancée Cassie were spotted early Tuesday night working out at Equinox.

50 Cent, in town to perform at a private event, was seen Wednesday checking into the Shore Club’s tri-level penthouse for one night only.

Continuing on their PDA tour of Miami, Ryan Philippe and girlfriend Paulina Slagter were seen Monday night at FDR accompanied, says our spy, by a “blonde duo of girls.” The group danced, sipped Don Julio Anejo and posed for pix with fellow partygoers. Also seen there was Nicole Mitchell, Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife, with Shaquille O’Neal.

Shaq was also seen having dinner with his new girlfriend Wednesday night at Yardbird.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich had dinner Monday night at Bianca at the Delano. Joined by his staff, the group feasted on Italian fare and sipped chardonnay and Ponzi pinot noir. Meanwhile, Tony Parker had dinner Monday and Wednesday at his favorite Miami restaurant, db Bistro Moderne, where he supped with his entire family including his parents, fiancée Axelle Francine and their infant son. The table of 14 enjoyed classic French dishes.

In addition to the usual suspects at the Miami Heat game Tuesday, Wonder Woman Lynda Carter was also seen in the crowd. At Thursday night’s slaughter, controversial political commentator Ann Coulter, a Florida resident, was seen with Miami resident and blogger Matt Drudge.

Charles Barkley was seen center stage Monday night at Zuma. Although originally there for just a dinner for two, Barkley was hopping around snapping pictures with Fox News personality Eric Bolling and chatting with ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott and Lenny Kravitz (all at separate tables.) On Wednesday, Baltimore Ravens player Steve Smith was spotted on the terrace, while actor Anthony Anderson was seen just a few tables away. Inside, the as-ubiquitous-as-a-palm tree Jamie Foxx was seen joking with staff and sharing a late night bite with friends. All of the aforementioned eventually ended up at Foxx’s table at the end of the night.

In town for the playoffs, Mike Tyson was seen around 5 a.m. Thursday eating at Maxine’s Bistro & Bar at the Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, taking pictures with employees.

Luis Miguel and six friends had dinner Tuesday at The Forge. On Thursday, Charlie Crist was seen there at a fundraiser.

Brazilian billionaire and business mogul Mario Garnero bought the $14 million penthouse at Beach House 8, Miami’s only full-floor oceanfront condo.

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