Getting Her Game On
Home: Jackson Heights
Height: 5’ 4"
Weight: 128 lbs
With dreams of someday working in catalogs for JC Penney, modeling clothes, or maybe even Victoria’s Secret (though she knows she’s probably too short), Keillein knows one thing for sure: “I don’t like runway.”
While studying as a double major at City College of bilingual education and art, Keillein works at Best Buy and enjoys getting back into Queens for home, work and friends.
But also for her mom.
“I normally go to the gym with my mom, walk around with my friends or go to the bowling alley,” she said of her free-time hobbies. She’s fairly partial to 34th Avenue Lanes in Jackson Heights.
As for her future, “I definitely want to do something in modeling,” she said. “I want to see myself on the cover of JC Penney or Vogue. If that doesn’t happen, I’ll stick with graphic design.”
A huge fan of video games, Keillein has all the systems – Xbox 360, Wii and a PS3 – and likes the Xbox the best.
“It has awesome graphics, can play Blu Ray and I can go online in my room with it,” she said. For family fun, she sticks to Wii in the living room.
Can we come over for a game of Mario Kart?
What a Fake!
Empire Bronze Art Foundry owner Brian Ramnarine was arrested on Nov. 15 on charges of trying to pass off a worthless sculpture as a piece of art from contemporary artist Jasper Johns. He tried to sell the bogus bronze work for $11 million.
Titled “1989 Bronze Flag,” the piece depicted an American flag, created from a mold Johns made to go with a flag sculpture he made in 1960. Johns gave Ramnarine the mold in 1990 for a wax cast.
In 2002, Ramnarine got in trouble for trying to pull a similar scam. Let’s hope he’s finally learned his lesson.
iPad HeistPort Authority Police reported last week that an employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport was arrested in connection to a heist of 3,500 iPad mini tablets from the airport’s cargo area.
The suspect, Renel Rene Richardson, was arrested after he allegedly made suspicious inquiries to coworkers about the shipment, as well as where he might be able to access a forklift. He had two helpers and worked at the Cargo Air Services building, according to the criminal complaint filed in Brooklyn. He allegedly acted as a lookout while two others loaded two pallets of iPad minis onto a truck.
The total value of stolen iPads is estimated to be around $1.9 million.
Some people will do anything to avoid going to the store on Black Friday.
What's In A Name?
|Assemblyman Mike Simanowitz|
At a press conference in late November to affirm her solidarity with Israel, Beep Helen Marshall gave quite the performance. She was energetic, aggressive and willing to show everyone that no one was messing with Israel on her watch.
There was one small problem with her speech: the reading of the names of elected officials who were showing their support for Israel. All was good until she came to the name of Assemblyman Mike Simanowitz, forever a tongue-twister.
“Sim…simano…simowitz,” Marshall sputtered. She wasn’t the first person and won’t be the last to mispronounce the Flushing assemblyman’s name.
But, the longtime Mayersohn chief-of-staff replaced her well over a year ago, hasn’t the Beep introduced him before?
For the record, it is pronounced Sih-man-o-witz. Take note, future press conference speakers.
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