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Drake and friends turn Story party into a show

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Drake celebrated his 28th birthday Thursday night and Friday morning at Story nightclub. Upon his arrival around 2 a.m., a mega Hennessy bottle parade surrounded his table. Joining Drake were Lil Wayne, Mack Maine, Fabolous, The Game, Timbaland and Lil Jon. Drake eventually hit the DJ booth and turned the party into a show, performing several of his hits. He joined on stage by Travis Scott and The Game.

R&B artist Frank Ocean was spotted Tuesday at at the Delano Beach Club. Dressed in a white tee, jeans, and red sneakers, Ocean and a party of 12 hit the back bar for a number of drinks until a little past midnight.

Gabrielle Union celebrated her 42nd birthday Wednesday by cheering on hubby Dwyane Wade at the Miami Heat season opener. During halftime, Union and a group of girlfriends headed to Hyde, where the actress was surprised by her favorite red velvet birthday cake and a few bottles of Moët & Chandon. Following the Heat’s win, they toasted the birthday girl with more bottles of Moet.

Bizarre Foods star Andrew Zimmern and his wife were spotted last weekend at the beach at SLS South Beach. They ordered watermelon and tomato salads, a churasco with a Caesar salad and a escalavida with anchovies washed down with a pitcher of virgin strawberry mojitos.

Green Bay Packers defensive end Julius Peppers was spotted on Monday at Zuma with his girlfriend Claudia Sampedro.

Bestselling author and local TV host Brad Meltzer usually celebrates Halloween by watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown with his kids. But this year the holiday coincided with the launch of his new H2 TV series, Lost History, which looks for lost historical artifacts like the famous missing flag from 9/11. So the kids were forced to watch their dad on TV instead. “Let’s just say they weren’t thrilled,” Meltzer said with a laugh. “Though my son was quick to point out that Charlie Brown has the same haircut I do.” Lost History is on Friday nights on H2 at 10 p.m.

Artists Peter Tunney and Typoe Gran were seen Tuesday checking out the loft curated by Adrian Grenier and partner Peter Glatzer’s SHFT at NR Investments’ building, Filling Station Lofts in the newly named Arts + Entertainment District. Grenier seen was sipping margaritas and telling the crowd this is his first of many projects to come in Miami. The next night the former Entourage star was spotted at the opening of neighboring condo Canvas’ sales center opening, checking out renderings of the new project.