Models Of Queens
Here She Is: Miss Julian
Laurelton lovely told us she started modeling in 1998 and since then she’s
been making waves at some top area beauty pageants including the Miss Chaka
Fashion Contest, the Miss Jamaica U.S. Beauty Pageant and the Miss Jamaica
Fashion Model Pageant which stresses the beauty of Jamaican women living in
the United States.
was the second runner up.
have a beautiful face and a great smile that can capture any audience, ”
Julian said about her features.
for Julian is about having fun – she’s serious about school, she said.
currently attends Brooklyn College where she is majoring in televsion and
hopes her modeling will help open the door to a career as a television news
like talking and I enjoy the spotlight . . . I like to be in front of the
camera,” Julian told us.
plans to graduate in the spring of 2003 and eventually pursue a Masters
far as her modeling future goes, she would like to do more print work –
“but I’m short,” she said.
her spare time she likes to go bowling and go to the movies and church —
she belongs to a parish in Brooklyn.
favorite Queens hangout is at home, she said.
its her favorite place to eat too.
you hang out anywhere in Queens,” we asked.
“Well, I spend most of my time studying, she replied.
Stadium could be the site for a new film shoot. This time, New York native
and actor Ben Stiller is scheduled to produce a film whose working title is Go
to Hell Mike Piazza – a comedy about a hot dog vendor who blames the
Mets catcher for ruining his life. The
protagonist gets revenge on his childhood best friend after winning a TV
game show that sends him to a major league all-star game.
the buzz, insiders say that Stiller himself may play the hot dog vendor and
unconfirmed reports that actress Sandra Bullock – best known for Miss
Congeniality and Speed – will play opposite the Zoolander
far, a director has not been named but high on the list includes, among
others, Road Trip director Todd Phillips, and The Nutty Professor
Director Tom Shadyac and Director Jay Roach, who also worked with Stiller in
Meet the Parents, according to Hollywood.com, an online film site.
that Mets hurler Roger nicknamed “The Rocket” Clemens stars as the hot
dog vendor are untrue.
Publicists from the Bullock and Stiller camp could not be reached to confirm.
John Liu, the kid from Flushing
continues to shine. The first Asian American elected to the City Council was
invited to lead the State Dem. Convention in the Pledge of Allegiance last
week. With him is Dem. State Chairman Herman D. Farrell.
boy Andrew Cuomo, son of former Guv Mario, is
not a popular guy amongst the Democratic Party’s elite these days, or at
least that’s how it seemed at the recent State Dem Convention at the
Sheraton New York Hotel.
a Jamaica Estates native, is expected to get on the ballot for Governor by
petition, which will place him against party favorite Carl McCall.
hundreds of top political players held up signs and wore stickers supporting
McCall at the convention, Cuomo was nowhere to be seen, electing not to
attend to show his independence. The party didn’t appreciate it.
were screaming their support for McCall and the joke that could be
heard murmured through circles was, “Has anyone seen Andrew?” When one
speaker at the convention started a sentence with, “Now that we have two
viable candidates for governor . . .” there was an angry murmur from the
crowd, and then a small chant of “McCall,
in support of McCall were then displayed by just about every politician
there – including several from the Queens delegation.
and borough loyalty apparently don’t go together.
to Queens folk music legend Paul Simon, Rosie is the Queen of Corona and for
those who know their local folklore, there is only one king of the
neighborhood when it comes to Italian ices.
homemade flavors of the Lemon Ice King of Corona are the stuff of Big Apple
legend and now Queensites can enjoy the great taste outside borough borders.
Lemon Ice King of Corona also serves up their own special brand of treats to
commuters at Manhattan’s Penn Station from a counter tucked away inside a
small hard-to-find Smoothie King/ Italian Ice store near the Eighth Avenue
side of the Long Island Rail Road level of the station.
the counter, ice aficionados can choose from 26 Lemon Ice King flavors —
served with an ice cream scoop instead of the spatula used at the Queens
Penn Station counter will also mix flavors – a no-no at the Ice King’s
Corona home, so don’t bother asking.
original Ice King on 108th Street and 52nd
Avenue has served Queens since 1944. When the king himself, Peter Benfaremo,
started the business in Corona with his father, there were only two flavors
— lemon and pineapple.
all 29 are a cool summer treat whether in Queens or Manhattan.
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