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By Florence Anthony
On February 3, just hours after Patrick Mahomes became the third African American quarterback to win the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs’ triumphant victory over the San Francisco 49ers on February 2, Mahomes headed to Walt Disney World to ride in a parade where 18 Make-A-Wish children who were also along to get on rides with him in the Magic Kingdom. Meanwhile, on January 31, Mahomes reportedly flew his barber DeJuan Bonds, owner of the Purple Label Luxury Barber Shop by Napps in Overland Park, Kansas, to Miami for his standard 4 pm Friday haircut. Mahomes has been wearing Bonds’ Mahomie cut for the past three years.
According to reports, actor Blair Underwood was spotted at Resident Magazine’s January Issue Cover Party at Gerber Group’s The Crown in New York City recently. At the bash to celebrate Underwood, whose handsome face graces the cover, were his “A Soldier’s Play” cast and crew, including Jerry O’Connell and wife Rebecca Romijn, McKinley Belcher III, Robert Demny, Jared Grimes, Lee Aaron Rosen and Nate Mann. Resident publisher Christopher Pape and Editor-in-Chief Julie Sagoshin were also in attendance.
R. Donahue Peebles Jr., Katrina Peebles, and R. Donahue Peebles III hosted a spectacular kick off party with The New York Real Estate Chamber at their private residence in New York City. The New York Real Estate Chamber (NYREC) is a chamber of commerce comprising well-established residential and commercial developers, community development corporations, general contractors and property managers that share a common goal – the expansion of minority business participation and community development. The party served as a kickoff to The Emerging Leaders and Markets (ELM) Conference.
The Hollywood Tribute & Charmaine Blake’s red carpet ‘Oscar Viewing Dinner and After-Party’ with a Luxury Ultra Gold Celebrity Gifting Lounge, will take place on Oscar Night, Sunday, February 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The event, an elegant and decadent black tie affair will be attended by several Hollywood luminaries who have graced both the silver screen and enhanced artistic excellence of the film industry. The event will be hosted by Michael Blackson, who stars opposite Eddie Murphy in the upcoming “Coming 2 America” sequel. Celebrities expected to attend include Nick Cannon, Danny Glover and others.