You only turn 31 once, so why not have a blow-out? Actually, Chris Bosh always does something extra special for his birthday, which was March 24. The Miami Heat player made Sunday Funday with a “Bosh Block Party,” outside of Wynwood Brewing Company and basically all of Miami was invited if you were in the ’hood. The food truck-filled festivities began around 6 p.m. when the big guy’s various pals, teammates, BFF (Dwyane Wade) and bosses trickled in. Bosh mingled with guests, took pics and played oversized Jenga and beer pong while local band Problem Kids kept the crowd moving. The highlight: when Bosh took the stage with Neon Trees and rocked out to their 2011 hit Everybody Talks. Can’t wait to see what he does for the big Four-O.
Austin Mahone has found Someone Like You. Well, actually, someone like Becky G, E! Online reports. Mahone’s newly released song (not a cover of Adele’s hit) coincides with a — perhaps staged? — picture of the two pop stars kissing before the Shower singer boarded a flight in Miami earlier this month.
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Barton G. Weiss made a rare public appearance Saturday night for one of his favorite, dearest causes: his Barton G. Kids Hear Now Foundation gala at The Temple House in Miami Beach.
The $750 a head event benefited his 5-year-old Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center at University of Miami Ear Institute at the UM Miller School of Medicine that serves children with hearing loss from 16 countries. The Foundation raises awareness about and accessibility to these electronic devices that enable hearing to even the most profoundly deaf, such as Weiss’ own daughter Jadin.
Decked out in a shiny royal blue Tom Ford jacket, the famed restaurateur (who has a new spot in Los Angeles) arrived in a wheelchair. He still cannot walk after an August 2013 accident at the home of his partner Jill Viner’s Hamptons home.
“I just fell and hit my chin and then, bang!” recounted Weiss of the spinal cord injury.
He is still undergoing intense physical therapy, which is just as rigorously difficult as one would imagine.
“I don’t even work out, and here they are just stretching me and moving all my parts around,” he said, managing a big smile. “It hasn’t been easy. But I’m OK.”
OH, THE HORROR
Want to see something really scary? To help promote the latest installment — actually, a prequel — of creepy ghost flick Insidious: Chapter 3, Focus Features is producing a touring 4D Experience, “Into the Further,” Friday through Sunday at Mana Wynwood event space on Northwest Second Avenue and Northwest 22nd Lane. RSVP for the horror-house adventure at email@example.com with your times, which are as follows: Friday and Saturday 3-11 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Or you could wait until the movie, costarring Dermot Mulroney, opens June 5.
You don’t have to be the leader of the free world to taste John Moeller’s food. The former White House chef — who (literally) served the administrations of President George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush — is hosting a dinner, demo and Q&A Saturday night to benefit Hospice by the Sea Foundation and Hospice of Palm Beach County/Broward County Foundation at Hugh’s Catering, 4351 NE 12th Terr., Oakland Park, from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Moeller’s menu will be drawn from his recently published cookbook, Dining at the White House: From the President’s Table to Yours (trivia: a POTUS favorite is the herb-crusted chicken).
Just don’t ask him to talk politics.
For tickets, call Mary Coleman at 561-416-5037 or visit www.hpbcf.org/broward-whitehouse