03/12/2009 AT 06:00 AM EDT
, taking in the sights of Paris by
bicycle. The actress picked up one of the city's pay as you ride Velib'
bikes and peddled over the river to St. Germain, where she parked her wheels
in a rack and settled down to a steak frites lunch at Relais de
l'Entrecôte. After, Alba browsed some nearby boutiques.
The night before her album release, Kelly Clarkson
and 12 friends popped into Koi New York. The singer and her pals
laughed and enjoyed drinks and dinner. Clarkson ordered baked crab and rock-shrimp hand rolls and the yellowtail tuna tartare – and she left her
server a huge tip!
Before the Circus tour took Britney Spears
Uniondale, N.Y., for her next show, the pop star relaxed by the pool at the
Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami with sons Preston and Jayden. "Britney looked so
happy swimming in the pool, coloring in cute little kiddie books and sunning
with her babies in her arms," says a source who saw them during the day.
"She stayed out in the sun for much of the morning, then brought the kids
inside and went back out with friends to hang and talk." That night, the
singer ate at Café Sambal, where the hotel staff put up umbrellas
in front of Spears's table so she could dine in privacy.
Fresh off her Dancing with the Stars debut, Denise Richards
dinner at BOA Steakhouse in Santa Monica – with her It's
camera crew in tow. All glammed up from the show, the reality
star celebrated her first dance with family and friends in the semi-private
and The Edge
chatted up guests at their
private album release afterparty inside Bardot Hollywood. The U2
bandmates were incredibly gracious with their guests, including Garbage
singer Shirley Manson
. Shortly after the band left, Ryan Gosling
took his usual position behind the deejay booth – and
got the crowd dancing.
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