A Rising Star
may recognize Vanessa from the newsstand – she has appeared on the cover
of Jive: The Spicy Side Of Romance magazine twice – or from the
music videos for Busta Rhymes’ “Get Outta Here” and Murder Inc.
has been modeling for two years and how she made it to the top is an unusual
day while stopping at a
magazine covers, runway shows, and a gig as hostess for Courvoisier were to
see myself doing something major,” she said.
Black Cartel’s founder, said she’s ready
for the cover of Sports Illustrated.
aspires to be like her modeling idol, Cindy Crawford.
“I used to have every picture of her,” Vanessa said. “She has a mole and so do I.”
Island City Business Development Corporation had its annual luncheon and
trade show with a whole shebang of about 100 exhibitors, a fanciful meal and
a talk by Deputy Mayor of Economic Development & Rebuilding Dan
Doctoroff on the future of
It was a
spectacular event …planning must have been particularly thorough. However,
the seating list for the annual luncheon revealed a unique approach to
organization. The attendees were alphabetized – not by their last name –
but by their first.
LIBDC certainly demonstrated thinking outside
the box by getting about a dozen “Johns” to be listed in a row.
There is no
humor in death – usually. And certainly, longevity is a serious subject
the current issue of the "Journal of Longevity" with a feature
story on James Coburn showed up at our office the same day as Coburn's
death, we couldn't help but wonder at the irony.
The tough guy who seemed almost invulnerable
in "The Magnificent Seven," and "In Like Flint,"
succumbed last week after being the subject of an article detailing his
successful battle against rheumatoid arthritis.
Soprano, A Mets Fan?
to think that anyone could still be a fan of the Mets following their
abysmal finish in this past season, but it seems that
recent episode of HBO’s smash hit “The Sopranos,” the character Tony
Soprano asks “How about them Mets?” to break the ice before a tryst with
his Uncle’s one-legged nurse.
may not indicate that the character of Tony is a rabid fan of the Amazin’s,
but it is clear that the show’s producers are fans of
Parts of the
show are filmed at
Maybe if the
Mets start getting as many hits as the whacks that take place on “The
Sopranos,” they’ll latch on to some more fans.
Camera, and Off-Screen Action?
Notice,” an upcoming film featuring A-list stars Sandra Bullock and
Hugh Grant brought the two to
Rumor has it
that they had a steamy off-screen romance, though both Grant and Bullock
denied the buzz, according to reports.
The film is
about a neurotic attorney played by Bullock who decides to call it quits –
thus the title – on her boss, played by
Grant, who is a charming yet self-absorbed, irresponsible tycoon. And
according to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is about whether it is
ever too late to say “I love you.”
Production began Feb. 25 and wrapped up in
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