Nick Jonas, in town for his Friday show in Sunrise with Demi Lovato, was seen Thursday night at Ball & Chain in Little Havana. Later that night, Jonas was at LIV, where he partied with EDM producer Marshmello and a group of models in the DJ booth. At one point Marshmello played his own mix of the singer’s hit song Chains. Jonas continued the party afterwards at E11even Miami, arriving around 2 a.m. with a group of six. There, he was seen laughing and dancing inside in the lower VIP section, enjoying Belvedere Vodka and Don Julio Blanco Tequila. Also in attendance that night was rapper Young Jeezy, hanging with a group of friends while ordering Avion Tequila and food. At Ball & Chain, Jonas, with a large group of guys and girls and a security team, took over three tables, dancing and drinking while enjoying the live music and salsa dancing show, which Jonas was filming from his cellphone.
Skyler Grey, the 16-year-old street artist phenomenon from L.A., was flown into town for a special event that Avant Gallery held Thursday at Coya Member’s Lounge. Coya commissioned Grey to create a massive mural which he finished off live in front of a capacity crowd of Brickell’s movers and shakers. The gallery’s owner, Dmitry Prut, is also getting into the restaurant business with a French-inspired concept called LaMuse Café opening at Avant’s new location at the Epic Hotel later this summer.
Brazilian soccer player Thiago Silva enjoyed a dinner with family Thursday at Sushi Garage.
The Related Group’s Chairman Jorge Pérez is trading South Beach for Fort Lauderdale. The prominent Miami developer listed his One Ocean penthouse last weekend for $20 million ($5,600 per square foot) and went to contract on a $2.4 million residence at Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale. The unit is a 1,800-square-foot direct ocean residence, with two bedrooms, three baths plus den, entered by private elevator and foyer on the 15th floor. When asked whether Pérez is actually moving to Fort Lauderdale, we were told, “It will be his weekend beach pad!”