Lauren “Lo” Bosworth arrived for a weekend in Vegas to launch her new website www.thelodown.com and headed for the LAVO’s kitchen where she donned an apron and learned how to make the restaurant’s Chicken Marsala with Executive Chef John DeLoach. The former Hills star was a natural in the kitchen, prompting Chef DeLoach to tell her he might recruit her to help out with the cooking duties with the busy holiday weekend ahead.
Bosworth returned to LAVO later on Friday, after having her hair and nails done in her room by stylists from Kim Vo Salon and donning a French Connection dress and Chanel purse. This time she let Chef DeLoach do all the work, sitting down to dinner with friends including her boyfriend Scott Hochstadt, her sister Erin and former small screen co-star Stephanie Pratt. They feasted on dishes, including the Chicken Marsala she learned to make earlier in the day, along with the famed Kobe Meatball, Penne ala Vodka and Oreo Zeppole. After dinner they headed up to the club where she was surprised with a laptop shaped cake from Gimme Some Sugar with www.thelodown.com on the screen.
LMFAO was also spotted at LAVO on Friday. Stefan Gordy, aka Redfoo continued the birthday celebration started at TAO’s Worship Thursday. Redfoo, the son of Berry Gordy, turned 35 at midnight Thursday night and the party continued at LAVO on Friday. They enjoyed a dinner of Italian favorites in the private dining room where they started chanting their hit song “Shots,” inspiring others in the restaurant to join in. Redfoo’s mom toasted her son and then the whole group headed up to the club where they took over a dance floor table stocked with Patron, Ciroc and Veuve Clicquot. Stephanie Pratt popped over to the table to deliver a happy birthday hug and kiss and the night was capped off with a birthday cake in his honor.
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Reality star Whitney Port on Thursday morning was seen having her blonde locks blow-dried and styled by the Neil George Salon in Beverly Hills. The reality star arrived with her sister Paige Port for a girls morning, both chatting, laughing and catching up. Whitney was seen sipping coffee and texting on her blackberry. Whitney Port left before noon with a bag of Neil George Salon products.
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The Kardashian girls don’t know how to just rock every outfit they wear, but they know how to DESIGN clothes too! Kourtney and Kim Kardashian were spotted in Los Angeles wearing their brand new line K-DASH by Kardashian debuting on QVC’s Fashion’s Night Out – Live From Rockefeller Center on Friday, September 10th 9PM EST. Earlier in the day the dynamic duo, minus sister Khloe, spent time at the London Hotel mingling with friends before walking Beverly Blvd. shopping for new clothing for the LA Confidential Party they attended last night. The reality stars looked even more stunning than usual in their K-DASH by Kardashian from QVC and couldn’t contain their enthusiasm about sharing their new line with fans in a few short weeks in New York!
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On Saturday, August 28, TV personality Bridget Marquardt dazzled as she hosted “Stereo Loves Snow Day” at AZURE Luxury pool . In a sparkling bikini of her own creation, Bridget walked the blue carpet with her boyfriend Nick Carpenter. Bridget is a huge fan of themed parties and when asked about Snow Day, she enthusiastically replied, “I love it! I love costumes and themed parties and I thought to myself what am I going to wear? Something fun and spectacular!”
Bridget is a huge fan of The Palazzo and after walking into her Siena suite exclaimed, “This is perfect!” After settling in, Bridget arrived at AZURE, excited to see the luxury pool. While basking in the rays, she shared kisses with her boyfriend and toasted Moet Ice Imperial with her friends including Peepshow star Holly Madison and American Idol Season 5 finalist Elliott Yamin. Holly said “It’s my first time at AZURE and it’s high end and relaxed.”
The always cheerful Bridget took time to pose for pictures with tons of screaming fans. To cool off, Bridget took frequent dips in the pool, enjoyed sno cones and posed with a 6 foot tall snowman ice sculpture. Beautiful body-painted Moet Ice Angels presented her with a “Snow Day” cake topped with an Igloo created by Gimme Some Sugar
“It’s hard to stay looking good in the heat, but my suggestions would be powder, drinks, wading in the pool and you can’t forget a snow outfit,” laughed Bridget.
When asked about Dancing With the Stars, Bridget mentioned her interest in being a part of the show, as she shimmied her hips and giggled “Look I already have my outfit, it’s Dancing With the Stars inspired. I think it would be really fun to be on the show, but they’ve already booked the cast. I’ve talked to Holly about it.” As for the upcoming cast, she’s most excited to see the Situation from MTV’s Jersey Shore.
Bridget continues to stay busy, filming her own reality show with Nick. She says, “I’ve been in a relationship for over two years, living together and doing a show together now.” She is also working on a line of designer watches with Pascal Mouawad.
Bridget is looking forward to a weekend in Vegas, including a romantic gondola ride with Nick at The Palazzo’s sister property, The Venetian. She plans on visiting all the hotspots including TAO Asian Bistro and TAO Nightclub at The Venetian and Wolfgang Puck’s CUT at The Palazzo.
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Friday night Brody Jenner, who turned 27 on August 21st celebrated at LAVO. The reality TV star along with his brother Brandon and group of guy friends started the night with a dinner of Italian favorites including LAVO¹s Kobe Meatball, Chicken Parmagiano, Penne a la Vodka and dessert of Oreo Zeppole and Strawberry Shortcake. After dinner they headed up to the nightclub, taking over a dance floor table stocked with Amstel Light and Jagermeister. Jenner¹s girlfriend Avril Lavigne had been expected to join him but had to head straight to LA from Sweden where she was recording a new album. Jenner stuck close to his boys even as girls in the club clamored to get near him a bachelorette party even had to be escorted away from his table after trying a little too hard to get close. He politely posed for photos with fans, but professed his love for only one person, his brother Brandon. Jenner was surprised with a Gimme Some Sugar cake that was a replica of his prized ¹68 Dodge Charger.
Holly¹s World co-star Angel Porrino was spotted with boyfriend Tal Cooperman checking out the scene at LAVO. Later in the night Jenner and crew made their way over to TAO, stopping in the casino to try their luck for a few hands before continuing the party. Once at TAO Jenner hopped into the DJ booth with Ross One and grabbed the mic after asking that all the lights be turned up in the club he once again let the crowd know how much he loves his brother and then the LA native gave a shout out to the West Coast, sending the packed club into a frenzy.
Also spotted at TAO on Friday were Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Pauly Shore and Olympic swimmer and gold medalist Cullen Jones. Brody Jenner continued his 27th birthday celebration at TAO Beach on Saturday. Joined by his brother and friends the reality star forgot to pack shorts so he arrived wearing his jeans from Friday night. Jenner drank Jager and frozen margaritas and was surprised with a second cake for the weekend – this one of him on a paddle board with his dog Bentley. He was overheard saying he missed girlfriend Avril Lavigne and the only thing that would have made the weekend better is if she could have joined the celebration.
Also spotted at TAO Beach was actress Rachel Bilson, who is in Vegas to celebrate the bachelorette party of a girlfriend. The actress, who recently called off her own engagement kept romance rumors at bay, sticking to partying with the girls. The group of high school friends took over a cabana at TAO Beach, sipping specialty cocktails and snacking on treats from the kitchen while enjoying the party favors from Hpnotiq’s bachelorette goodie bag. Bilson and friends hit LAVO for dinner – making certain to sample the famed Kobe Meatball and drinking Hpnotiq’s Bubbles and Blue Champagne cocktail. The bride-to-be commanded the head of the table, donning a tiara and sash. After dinner they made their way to TAO Nightclub, with a table in the VIP Moat section giving them a prime view of the club where they could enjoy the often crazy fashion choices of Vegas. Their Hpnotiq bachelorette goodie bag was filled with treats to complete the party – glow sticks, buttons and rings, Hpnotiq blue boas and more. Magician David Copperfield dined at LAVO with a female friend. The private couple enjoyed Veal Parmagiano and Penne a la Vodka before heading upstairs to check out the nightclub. Pauly Shore dined with friends at TAO Asian Bistro, feasting on Crispy Rice, Lobster Wontons and Chocolate Cake.
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At Neil George Salon in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, The Hills reality star Stephanie Pratt was seen having her blonde locks cared to. Stephanie Pratt had her hair highlighted and styled at the Neil George Salon on Wednesday afternoon, and was seen spotted leaving the Neil George Salon smiling and looking happy with Neil George Salon products as she left.
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Denise Richards is in love with Lisa Hoffman’s Madagascar Orchid Fragrance Oil and couldn’t get enough of the smell with notes of Sheer Jasmine, Ylang Dew, Mimosa Mood and Pink Peony. While out and about the blonde star was overheard saying “I love the smell, it is so florally and beautiful. My favorite part of this fragrance oil is that 20% of proceeds are donated to The Rainforest Foundation, an amazing charity” The Rainforest Foundation was founded by Trudie Styler and Sting. Tune In to QVC August 27, 9am EST to purchase Lisa Hoffman’s Madagascar Orchid Fragrance Oil with 20% of profits donated to The Rainforest Foundation.
Wednesday night Melissa Rycroft Strickland from The Bachelor, Dancing with the Stars’ and ABC’s most anticipated new showThe Bachelor Pad; celebrated her pregnancy with close friends at KOI in Los Angeles. The casually, yet stunningly dressed reality star was beyond excited to dine at her favorite restaurant. Melissa said “Hands down KOI is my favorite restaurant in the world. When I come to LA and I am here for a week I will go three times in a row just to have the Spicy Tuna with Crispy Rice”
“Seriously, I love KOI! It honestly is mine and Tye’s favorite place in the world to eat and he is so jealous that I came here with out him,” Melissa Rycroft Strickland said. When Melissa Rycroft Strickland made her reservations early in the week she called her husband and told him she had a huge surprise! Tye Strickland
thought she might have had yet another breakthrough in her career, but her excitement was about getting to taste her favorite foods at KOI in Los Angeles.
Unable to taste her favorite Spicy Tuna with Crispy Rice due to her pregnancy, Melissa Rycroft Strickland instead dined on a variety of amazing KOI dishes specially made for her including creamy lobster, miso marinated salmon, grilled seabass, peppercorn kobe beef, and lamb chop all on crispy rice.
“My eyes were watering looking at those spicy tuna rolls, but I think all the other food items KOI put together complimented with my favorite crispy rice were amazing,” the beaming mom-to-be said.
So enthused about her new dish, Melissa Rycroft Strickland quickly whipped out her camera phone to text her baby daddy pictures of her gourmet plate saying “He is going to be so jealous.”
While at dinner, Melissa Rycroft Strickland talked about her excitement for motherhood. “We can’t contain our excitement about the baby,” Melissa Rycroft Strickland said. “Tye and I can¹t wait to be parents. Right now though I just want to get rid of these hot flashes and having to go to the restroom every five minutes.
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In partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Palazzo celebrated the Las Vegas premiere of TAKERS Tuesday night at a packed Lagasse’s Stadium. The exclusive invitation-only event played host to several members of the TAKERS cast including Hayden Christensen, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Michael Ealy, Idris Elba, Jay Hernandez, director John Luessenhop and producer Will Packer. The stadium was full of excited fans and talent all anxious to see the movie, which comes out in theaters August 27th.
The red carpet outside of Lagasse’s Stadium was filled with fans as they patiently awaited the arrivals of the Takers cast. Stephanie Pratt, from “The Hills”, joined the cast on the Red Carpet and in the party before heading to a late dinner. The reality star was so excited about the TAKERS movie that she actually cancelled her plans just so she could make the premiere.
“I want to see this movie so bad. It has been on my radar to see, “Stephanie said. “It just looks so great. ” Hayden and Jay arrived to the after party a little early than the rest of the TAKERS cast and decided to test their luck on the casino tables as they were spotted playing blackjack on the casino floor of The Palazzo. “Didn’t do as well as we hoped, but it was definitely fun playing” Jay Hernandez said. “Now it’s just time to relax and celebrate this awesome movie.”
Hayden, who has been in the media buzz after his engagement to Rachel Bilson ended, was quiet most of the night. The Jumper star spent majority of his evening talking with close friends at a private table. Michael Ealy had another reason to celebrate in Las Vegas. It was just announced that Ealy will star in a new show “Common Law” on the USA Network. T.I. arrived to The Palazzo to a welcoming fan base ready to greet him.
“I love the fact that we are here in Vegas to celebrate the TAKERS,” T.I. said. “We have so much to celebrate right now and this is the perfect place to do it.” T.I. made sure not to disappoint as he immediately took reigns of the party upon his arrival. Looking for some extra sizzle T.I., Michael, and Idris decided to take the
party into their own hands hoping on stage alongside the infamous DJ Cassidy on the turntables.
T.I. joked on the microphone. “We all need to let our hair loose and start getting this place popping.” With the crowd eating out of his hand T.I. wasted no time telling everyone to support his clothing brand AKOO (“A King of Oneself”).While T.I. left the stage to join his large entourage, Idris stayed on stage with DJ Cassidy and even gave a small rapping performance while on the tables.
Floyd Mayweather was not to miss the premiere after party and soon joined Idris at the bash. Specialty cocktails were served by Remy Martin V.S.O.P including “The Ghost” named after T.I.’s character in the movie. T.I. recently announced that he is the Global Creative Consultant to Rémy Martin Cognac. Kettle One Oranje also created a delicious specialty drink for the party called “The Breeze”. The stars stayed to enjoy the TAKERS premiere after party at Lagasse’s Stadium and partied until around 2 am. Before the event, the talent enjoyed dinner at Mario Batali’s Carnevino at The Palazzo which included Filet Mignon, Chicken “Alla Cacciatora” and for dessert the group savored seasonal gelati and sorbetti selection
Mario Lopez was spotted giving his girlfriend an Everlon Diamond Knot Pendant, symbolizing the strength of their love, as they prepare for the arrival of their new baby.