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Newly Engaged Sean Avery and Hilary Rhoda Party in New York

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Newly Engaged Sean Avery and Hilary Rhoda Party in New York

Originally posted 11/14/2013 08:35AM

Now that's how you celebrate an engagement.

Hours after announcing their plans to tie the knot on Wednesday, former NHL star Sean Avery and model Hilary Rhoda made a photogenic pair at the after party for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at TAO Downtown. 

Rhoda, 26, who was one of the top models walking the runway earlier in the night, looked stunning in a floral silk dress with leather accents. She was also wearing her latest accessory – a sparkling diamond ring! 

Avery, 33, who played for the Detroit Red Wings, the Los Angeles Kings, the Dallas Stars and the New York Rangers during his 12-year NHL career (and is also a former intern at Vogue) complimented his bride-to-be perfectly, wearing a dark navy shirt that matched the flowers on her dress.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Throws Star-Studded Birthday Bash | Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio Turns 39 with Star-Studded Bash

Originally posted 11/11/2013 02:00PM

Happy Birthday, Leo!

Leonardo DiCaprio knows how to throw a party. The actor shut down TAO Downtown in New York on Sunday to ring in his 39th year.

DiCaprio enjoyed a private dinner with 100 of his closest friends and family, including Martin Scorsese and Orlando Bloom, who recently separated from wife Miranda Kerr. Kanye West and 2 Chainz performed a full concert for the birthday boy after the feast.

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Mario Lopez's Las Vegas Bachelor Party Gets a Big Surprise | Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez's Las Vegas Bachelor Party Gets a Big Surprise

Originally posted 09/16/2012 12:45PM

Pool party!

Mario Lopez kicked off his bachelor party weekend at TAO Beach in Las Vegas on Friday afternoon.

"Just checked in.. Heading to the pool for some drinks, then a little gambling… Dinner & club later… 15 of us guys here! #DeepEntourage," Lopez Tweeted on Friday.

The Extra and America's Best Dance Crew host and friends snacked on crispy rice, quesadillas, fresh fruit and sushi while they soaked up the sun.

As Lopez relaxed, little did he know his fiancée Courtney Mazza was planning a surprise for her soon-to-be husband.

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Ryan Lochte Parties in Two Cities in One Night! | Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte Parties in Two Cities in One Night!

Originally posted 08/20/2012 06:00AM

There's apparently no such thing as rest for Ryan Lochte.

Following a successful Olympic run, the professional swimmer – who just landed a cameo on 90210 – is continuing to make his celebratory rounds.

Lochte began Thursday night with an appearance at the WWE SummerSlam VIP Kickoff party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where David Beckham was also in tow.

Looking dapper, a source tells PEOPLE that Lochte "had every female on the carpet clamoring for his attention. He was a really sweet guy and more gorgeous in person." But unfortunately for the athlete, he didn't get a chance to meet his admitted "celeb crush" Carmen Electra, the source says, because he had to catch a plane to Las Vegas.

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Ryan Lochte 'Always Looking' for the Perfect Girl

Ryan Lochte 'Always Looking' for the Perfect Girl

Originally posted 08/19/2012 01:00PM

Ryan Lochte stood in the pool under the hot Vegas sun Saturday, his chiseled abs hard not to notice as women howled at him – welcome to life as one of America's most eligible bachelors.

Fresh off winning five medals at the London Games, Lochte, 28, headed to Sin City over the weekend with his friends by his side and his eyes wandering.

"I'm always looking for the perfect girl," he said. "Now that I'm older, I'm looking to settle down a bit."

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Filed Under: Las Vegas, Ryan Lochte, Lavo, Tao
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Team U.S.A. Basketball Stars Toast Gold Medal Win in London | Swiss Beatz, Kobe Bryant, Nas

Team U.S.A. Basketball Stars Toast Gold Medal Win in London

Originally posted 08/14/2012 06:00AM

After besting Spain in the gold medal game Sunday, some of Team U.S.A.'s Olympic basketball stars celebrated at TAO/Marquee's Club Bud in London.

Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony made the bash a family affair, bringing wives Vanessa and La La, who both happened to be wearing leopard-print dresses.

"Kobe rarely left his wife's side," a source tells PEOPLE. "They were very affectionate as he had one arm draped across her as she danced against him."

As the night wore on, Alicia Keys's husband Swizz Beatz, who was DJing, invited the basketball stars on stage and blasted Queen's "We Will Rock You" – before spraying the crowd with champagne.

Rapper Nas was also on hand for the celebration, and closed out the evening with a surprise performance that had the nearly 2,000 partygoers singing until well past 3 a.m.
– Melody Chiu

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Mila Kunis Hits Vegas with James Franco | James Franco, Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis Hits Vegas with James Franco

Originally posted 04/26/2012 06:00AM

Following her weekend getaway with Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis has a brief stopover in Las Vegas Tuesday to promote her upcoming film Oz the Great and Powerful at the CinemaCon Festival.

Joined at the festival by costar James Franco, Kunis "looked cute," according to an onlooker, who noted her short skirt and heels. (Kutcher was not present in Sin City, however.)

Later that night, Franco was spotted at Tao Asian Bistro, where he grabbed dinner with three female friends. For the meal, they enjoyed some sea bass, lobster wantons and fried rice with Chinese sausage.

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How Kim Kardashian Is Moving On in 2012 | Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian: I'm Never Looking Back

Originally posted 01/02/2012 09:15AM

There were highs and there were lows for Kim Kardashian in 2011.

It was the year she got engaged to basketball star Kris Humphries, the year she walked down the aisle in a fairy-tale wedding – but also the year she watched her divorce play out in headlines after only 72 days of marriage.

"I learned to always follow [my] heart," Kardashian, 31, told PEOPLE while ringing in the new year with her mother, Kris Jenner, at Tao Las Vegas for the second year in a row Saturday night.

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Kellan Lutz Parties Alongside Joe Jonas at New Club | Joe Jonas, Kellan Lutz

Kellan Lutz Parties Alongside Joe Jonas at New Club

Originally posted 11/14/2011 05:55AM

It was a who's who of Young Hollywood at the opening night bash of Greystone Manor Supperclub (formerly Industry) in L.A. Kellan Lutz, with his newly darkened do partied alongside Joe Jonas. There was also a mini-Dancing with the Stars reunion at the fête, as former contestants Elisabetta Canalis and Lance Bass danced the night away with pros Derek Hough and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. – Jennifer Garcia

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Marc Anthony Is a Las Vegas VIP! | Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony Is a Las Vegas VIP!

Originally posted 11/14/2011 05:55AM

Marc Anthony was spotted taking in the sounds of DJ Five at Las Vegas's TAO Nightclub. The singer, who sported a black blazer and jeans, was surrounded by a group of friends and drank champagne while dancing in a VIP area for about 90 minutes. – Mark Gray


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