PHOTOS — KVJ Holiday Party Lures Thousands to Downtown at Gardens

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PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Wellington rapper Vanilla Ice threw his charity holiday block party last night in a new venue after years of doing it on Clematis in West Palm Beach. More than 5,000 people by some estimates showed up for the shindig, which included a performance by the rapper, at Downtown at The Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens. -- Click here for the video The shindig was emceed by the KVJ Show's crew from WRMF-97.9 FM. Who else … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Marco Rubio’s House Goes Back on Market With Huge Price Hike!

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MIAMI -- The West Miami house of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has just been listed again, with a 10 percent-price hike! It's yet another Gossip Extra scoop: Visible on the national stage this week as he hyperventilatingly blasted President Barack Obama's opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba, Rubio now wants $696,000 for his four-bedroom crib in a sleepy neighborhood named El Retiro! Last year, the Republican senator famously brought up his … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Dr. Conrad Murray, Man Who Killed Michael Jackson, Chillin’ in South Florida With Hot GF!

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MIAMI BEACH -- Dr. Conrad Murray, aka the man who inadvertently killed pop star Michael Jackson, is enjoying some time off in South Florida -- and Gossip Extra's the only local news organization with the photos. Murray, 61, and baby mama Nicole Alvarez have been spotted in Miami Beach eateries and beachside since mid-week. The doc was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 in connection with Jackson's death two years … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Big 105.9 Morning Jocks Paul and Young Ron: Meatballs And Martinis 2014

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Big 105.9 and Real Radio 94.3 morning superstars jocks Paul Castronovo and Young Ron Brewer welcomed more than 200 of their friends at their annual Meatballs and Martinis Christmas fundraiser at Anthony's Runway 84 in Fort Lauderdale. They expected to raise about $60,000 for several charities at the Monday night shindig. Lining up for the Italian buffet and glasses of Castronovo Italian wines: Miami Dolphins star receiver … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Billy Joel Shopping For Palm Beach House . . . Howard Stern Talked Him Into it!

Howard Stern and Billy Joel at Joel's 65th birthday concert last month at Madison Square Garden in NYC (Splash News photo)

PALM BEACH -- Is the Piano Man about to join shock jock Howard Stern on the Palm Beach property tax rolls? Beloved New York singer Billy Joel wants to buy a house in Palm Beach, Gossip Extra has learned, and several local realtors have quietly made their pitches for properties worth between $15 million and $20 million. He'd like a deal for a crib that's not listed officially, and preferably on the ocean side of the chichi island. One … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Miami Heat Star Mario Chalmers: We Suck, But I Still Got me a New Ferrari!

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MIAMI -- The Miami Heat are piling up more losses than wins so far this season with a tough game on the road in Brooklyn tonight, but guard Mario Chalmers is reaping some rewards for, well, just being on the team. The 28-year-old shooter took delivery of a brand spanking new $200,000-Ferrari California from Boca Raton's Excell Auto Group the other day. Chalmers didn't have to pay for the shiny black roadster since it's all part of an … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival Serves up Robert Irvine, Local Kitchen Talent

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PALM BEACH -- The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival served a steady diet of Food Network stars, local celebrity chefs and gourmet food over the weekend in what's becoming a major foodie rendezvous! Restaurant Impossible boss Robert Irvine was among the most visible celebs, along with NYC kitchen honchos Marc Murphy and Daniel Boulud and local chef Clay Conley of Palm Beach's avant-garde restaurant Buccan. Who else was there? Check … [Read more...]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS — Ice Skaters Invade Mar-a-Lago as Snow Falls on Palm Beach Salvation Army Ball!

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PALM BEACH -- Only in Palm Beach, kids! Ice skaters performed for the black-tie supporters of the Salvation Army at Mar-a-Lago Club last night in Palm Beach, and a blizzard of real snow manufactured by two snow machines fell poolside during the first big gala of the new society season. We guess that's why party designer Chase Scott decided to name the $500-per fundraiser Snow Ball. Mar-a-Lago owner Donald Trump wasn't supposed to be … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Jingle Ball Kicks Off in Philly . . . Hits SoFla Dec. 21

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PHILADELPHIA -- An All-Star cast performed in the first of nine Jingle Ball concerts on the East Coast last night in Philadelphia, slightly more than a week before the yearly Christmas time multi-performer tour is set to play South Florida. Boca Raton pop star Ariana Grande (Break Free), in a sexy snow-white cat outfit, led the four-hour Top-40 parade, which also included Iggy Azalea (Fancy), Rita Ora (I Will Never Let Your Down), Jessie J … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Ariana Grande Princesslike in Orlando Taping of Disney Special!

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ORLANDO -- Boca Raton kid Ariana Grande looked stunning in the baby blue colors of the set at Magic Kingdom this week in Orlando as she taped a brief concert set to air on Christmas Day on ABC. Among the show's guest stars: University of Florida legend Tim Tebow! The Frozen-themed holiday special is being recorded through today and, according to spywitnesses, the 21-year-old singer of Problem will be singing at least one song from the … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Palm Beach Boy Scouts Backers Feast on — What Else — Wild Boar!

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PALM BEACH GARDENS -- The local Boy Scouts of America's annual Wild Beast Feast fundraiser in Palm Beach Gardens was anything but, well, boaring! Nearly 200 supporters of the youth group, some in hunting outfits despite the fact that the wild board was already roasting in the pit, gathered around the likes of local lawyer Mark Luttier at the Bonnette Hunt Club for the feast and some dancing. Who was there? Find out in Mike Jachles' … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Nina Agdal And Her Gold Bikini Light up Miami Beach Twilight!

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MIAMI BEACH -- Danish model Nina Agdal had passersby at Miami Beach National Hotel mesmerized during a twilight photo shoot in the middle of the pool the other day! The Sports Illustrated looker and Victoria's Secret regular posed for the French magazine Photo┬áin a gold-colored two-piece and intricate pearl arrangement while trying to keep her balance on a platform in the middle of the hotel's world-class pool. Not easy to do, but won't … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Harbourside Opening Lures Thousands to “Downtown” Jupiter!

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JUPITER -- Several thousand people packed the new Harbourside Place in Jupiter for a country music-themed grand opening celebration last night. The de facto downtown Jupiter, which will include golf legend Tiger Woods' first restaurant in the spring, presented several live country acts. Among them was Loxahatchee up-and-comer Brooke Eden. Who else was there? Check out Mike Jachles' photo gallery below: … [Read more...]