Ringing in the New Year doesn’t necessarily mean vacation is dunzo for notables taking time off in Miami. Thursday, January 3 had Miami hotspot Karu & Y blowing up with a handful of stars and ballers continuing the celebration of ’08. Last season’s Nip/Tuck seductress Sanaa Lathan was on hand with beau Wale Ogunleye of the Chicago Bears, who could be chillin’, seeing as how he won’t be called back to duty until training camp. Props to Lathan for dating an ex-Dolphin. The couple was accompanied by Stomp The Yard’s Meagan Good and N.Y. Jets running back Thomas Jones for some after-hours fun. The foursome requested a table together where they sipped champagne and Patron while Tony Rock, Rayzor and 99 Jamz’s Benji Brown mustered a few snickers from the crowd. To top it all off, White Boy from season one of I Love New York was on hand sketching out the single ladies, as usual. -- Tracy Block
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