Guys Like Her
model Jacqueline is a Flushing girl who works as a cocktail waitress in
Manhattan at night, fending off offers from would-be suitors from all over
the city — and we don’t have much trouble seeing why!
“That happens a lot, you
some people that will go in all the time, just to see me.
They think that maybe they’ll have a chance if they come in and
give me a big tip; they offer to take me shopping.
I’m easy going and nice, but I don’t like it when the guys are
like that to me,” she said.
Jacqueline’s been in a
photo shoot for Super Street Magazine, and has done promotions for Remedy, a
restaurant and lounge in Manhattan.
Although Jacqueline –
Jackie, to her friends – has only some very limited modeling under her
belt, she hopes to work in the fashion industry “behind the scenes”
someday, either as a makeup artist or a designer’s assistant.
To that end, she hopes to
enroll at SUNY’s Fashion Institute of Technology in the next year or so.
Hobbies of the buxom young
heartbreaker include working out at the local gym, and running around her
says that she loves clothes, and shopping, especially at the Macy’s in
Her favorite outfit when out on the town consists of “low-cut jeans, with a flowing top — something that fits, and shows off a little, but not too much,” she giggled. “I definitely want people to look at me, but I don’t want to be the center of attention,” she added.
While the saying goes that “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” differences between two Queens hip hop super moguls on who should win the gubernatorial race in November proves that the old proverb doesn’t always ring true.
St. Albans rap artist LL Cool J backing Governor George Pataki
and Hollis rap producer Russell Simmons for Carl McCall, one QConfer
realized that LL Cool J is on Simmons’ label Def Jam Records.
commented to reporters that Cool J’s choice was “unfortunate.”
LL Cool J told a reporter that he has gained respect for Pataki after meeting him at a groundbreaking for a Southeast Queens assisted-living housing . . . one of things he described as good for the community. And when the reporter asked why he would oppose McCall who could become the first black governors in the State, Cool J commented, “It’s not about color. It’s about action.”
Council Phun Photo Album
beloved native son, Ray Romano, may be calling it quits on his smash
hit sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" after next season, the
a recent Emmy winner, has said that he wants to go out on top of the game.
could be one more after this,” Romano said in a recent TV Guide interview.
“You don’t want to leave when you’re sliding down.”
plan to drop the show while at the top of the charts echoes the move made
several years ago by Queens’ other favorite comedian, Jerry Seinfeld.
show was nominated for 11 Emmys this year, winning three.
Romano grabbed his first Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, TV
brother Brad Garrett won for Supporting Actor, and TV mom Doris
Roberts for Supporting Actress.
regulars will be familiar with some of Romano’s post-TV plans, however.
reported this summer, Romano signed on for the upcoming comedy flick Action
Abramowitz, due in theaters in 2004.
has also said that he is looking forward to returning to the standup
Sign Of The Times
the New York Times announced that it would be placing alternative
lifestyle announcements in its “Weddings and Celebrations” section, the
world took notice. After all, the Times is the paper of record —
the paper that all other papers are compared to. To recognize gay and
lesbian partnerships was a big deal.
a big deal, in fact, that when the first alternative lifestyle announcement
was made in the Sept. 1 edition of the paper, it was a historic event –
and Queens was a part of it.
Goldstein, the 40-year-old founder
and owner of the Manhattan public relations firm Attention America whose
parents live in Bayside, announced his partnership with 32-year-old GE
Capital Vice President Daniel Gross, putting Queens and one of its
residents in the history books.
announcement, which mentioned Goldstein’s parents – Baysiders Carole and
Dennis – described how the two met in Washington, D.C. in 1992 when
Goldstein was working as a television news producer and Gross was working as
a consultant. Goldstein was one of 35 respondents to an ad Gross had placed
in Washington City Paper that read, “Nice Jewish boy, five feet,
eight inches, 22, funny, well-read, dilettantish, self-deprecating, Ivy
League, the kind of boy mom fantasized about.”
Gross went home to Connecticut for Thanksgiving, his mother Merle said he
looked like he was in love. He responded that he was and, “His name is
Steven.” According to the Times announcement, Merle responded “Oy,”
and was “silent for a while.” Now, the Times said, both sets of
parents support the relationship.
two exchanged Jewish vows and had a civil ceremony on Sept. 1.
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