Desiree Durant is just starting high school – she’s a freshman this year
at Francis Lewis – the Fresh Meadows resident is hoping for a bright
future in modeling.
who has been modeling for a few months, has appeared as a runway model in a
fashion show for a friend’s brother who is a student at a fashion design
recent graduate of a City modeling school said, “I like modeling because
it fits my personality.
do modeling work, you have to wear different clothes, and act differently.
I like that better than having a regular job, when you’re the same
person every day,” she said.
who hopes to have a career in professional modeling, said that in her spare
time she likes going to movies, and hanging out with her friends.
And she much prefers hanging out in Bayside over Fresh Meadows, because where she’s from, “there’s nothing to do.”
that Jerry Seinfeld once attended Queens College and his character on
“Seinfeld” was from Flushing.
But does everybody know that one of the show’s recurring characters has another Queens connection?
Probably not, because we at QConf think we discovered it.
Jackie Chiles, the recurring “Johnny Cochran-like” character on
the hit sitcom “Seinfeld” bears a striking resemblance to Queens
Assemblyman William Scarborough. They’re both African American, they both
have the same haircut, they both trim the same moustache, they both wear the
same glasses, gold jewelry and top-notch stylish suits; they exhibit the
same mannerisms and have never been seen together.
Good old Jackie Chiles, played by actor Philip Morris (holy smokes!)
– the man who helped Kramer fight the tobacco industry over a nasty coffee
burn – might be able to hold his own against Scarborough’s intelligence.
After all, he is supposed to be a top-notch lawyer, and he did once make the
witty observation, “Have you ever seen a guilty bystander? No. By
definition, bystanders are innocent.”
Makes sense. Scarborough would be proud.
Calling all Queens Bloggers!
“There are a million blogs in the naked city,” according to NYCbloggers.com
and they show you where to find 1906 of them — by subway stop.
website which allows people to create weblogs — or commonly known as blogs
— to instantly post dairies, rants, raves, and musings online.
Almost anything is fit to print for the everyday critic, writer,
commentator, or observer on this website, which breaks down bloggers by each
borough and lists them by their station stop using the MTA New York City
Queens bloggers that posted under the Flushing-Main Street station
had the most blogs in the entire borough.
One blogger wrote under their blog description, “I talk about the
normal regressing 21 year old stuff.”
Another blogger described his online log as a “cheeky little blog
about everything and nothing.” Another notable blogger who uses the
Flushing-Main Street station wrote, “Asian College girl living on Long
Island wandering the streets of NYC for the perfect man and the perfect
In Queens, there were 301 bloggers, the third largest blog borough next to Manhattan, which had 901, and Brooklyn, which had 582, at presstime. The Bronx had 81 and Staten Island had 41.
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reform may be tougher than you think.
a recent meeting in Jackson Heights, Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott said to a
confused parent, “To explain the high school application process, I’d
need a PhD.”
now we don’t feel so bad.
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