guys, you may recognize her as Playboy’s Sexy Girl Next Door for
2002, but if you live in Queens, borough denizen Wendy June’s title takes on
a whole new meaning.
grew up in Ridgewood.
she recently left the borough to follow her modeling career, she said she
misses her favorite hangouts like Queens Center and Shea Stadium.
really enjoyed roller-skating at the Oasis,” she said.
explained she started modeling about a year ago. “What made me start to
model was the fact that so many of my friends and my family encouraged me to
give it a try.”
recalled one of her favorite shoots when talking with Models of Queens.
first that comes to mind is my shoot for Dreamgirl Lingerie. I was flown to
California and worked with a well known Playboy photographer and some
very well known models and I was featured throughout their 2002-2003 Lingerie
catalog. I learned a lot and was treated so well by the company.”
those who are thinking about a career in modeling, Wendy offered the
following: “I think it’s best that whatever you decide to do – whether
it be modeling or another career – that you make sure it’s what you really
want to do. I take my modeling very seriously and I am always extremely
prepared for an assignment. I see so many models that arrive late, do not look
manicured and rested, and just present themselves as unprofessional. If a man
or woman wants to model, I think most importantly that they give 100 percent
towards it because there is always someone else who may just be that much more
prepared than you and get the job.”
a gal like Wendy do for fun?
love to rollerskate and ice skate. I love to go to rock concerts. I’m an
80’s girl, so I like groups like Poison and Warrant.”
check out her work in front of the camera log on to website at www.wendyjune.com.
get your gun — that was the message of a letter selling raffle tickets for
the chance to win a free gun we received addressed to former Trib
loaded sweepstakes is part of a Washington State group's contest called the
Second Amendment Foundation’s 17th National Gun Rights Raffle.
dollars will earn raffle entrants the chance to win weapons from companies
with names like Winchester and Smith & Wesson.
to correspondence that accompanied the raffle tickets “when you enter and
win, we all win in our battle to defend our right to bear arms.”
Amendment Foundation Founder Alan Gottlieb wrote in the letter that came with
the raffle tickets that the raffle is their major way to raise funds to
continue fighting “that battle.”
Gottlieb wrote, “ . . . just think, that Smith & Wesson, Savage . . . or
a Glock gun could have your name on it,” he failed to mention if the bullets
got to be in it to win it.
Weiner Cuts The Mustard
When Congressman Anthony Weiner brought a representative from the U.S. Department of Education to explain how the federal No Child Left Behind Act will affect local parents and children, he proved that he certainly doesn’t live up – or should we say down – to his name.
succinctly, Weiner was no wiener.
succinctly, Weiner was no wiener.
was huffing and puffing throughout the fed’s talk about how much area
students are going to benefit from the Act, under whose provisions Queens
students may have the choice to transfer to schools as close as next door or
as far away as Brooklyn, Manhattan or maybe even Nassau County.
Weiner wasn’t huffing and puffing, he was burying his face in his hands.
he wasn’t doing that, he was clenching his teeth.
he wasn’t clenching his teeth, he was clenching his fists.
was visibly angered by the Act. The tension was so palpable it felt like a
fight was going to break out.
always the professional, Weiner didn’t send those clenched fists flying.
Instead, he introduced a bill into Congress, the School Capacity Relief
Act, that aims to modify the No Child Left Behind Act.
one for diplomacy!
do you have to do to get recognized in this town?
a recent edition of the Daily News, a photo ran showing billionaire
bachelor Mike Bloomberg being kissed on the cheek by a woman, identified in
the caption only as “an unidentified fan.”
“fan” thought the label was fairly humorous.
all, she thought a major daily newspaper would recognize a City Councilmember.
right, Queens Councilmember Helen Sears was the unidentified woman smooching
Mayor Mike, and she said, “Can I tell you, I have gotten so many phone calls
about that picture.”
what was the odd couple doing so close? Sears told QConf , “The Mayor
went over to kiss me on the cheek, and I didn’t see him, so I turned, and
then I guess they took the photo. But that’s me.”
is she truly a fan of the Mayor? She admitted, “I like him,” but didn’t
doesn’t matter – a picture’s worth a thousand words.
while Mayor Mike kisses Helen, she dreams of another.
"All In The Family," "King Of Queens," and . . . "Change Of Heart?"
right, the latest small screen gem to land itself in Queens is the matchmaking
WB reality show “Change of Heart,” which recently taped and aired an
episode from a newly opened Bayside pool hall that prides itself on having a
premise of the New York- based show is pretty simple — take a couple that
has been dating for less than a year, send each person on a date with someone
new, tape both dates in their entirety, and then bring the original couple
back together to discuss whether they have a future together.
last month, one of the dates took place at Slate, a bar, pool hall, and
restaurant in Bayside. Manager Evelyn Hatzigeorgiou said the show
approached the pool hall last year and asked if an installment could be taped
there. Crews came to Queens and taped the show in November, showing the pool
hall’s banner and interior extensively.
But, alas, Hatzigeorgiou didn't have the time to tune in. She said, “You know, I didn’t even watch it. I have been so busy, I didn’t even have time.”
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