Are you fond of La Gloria Cubana cigars? No, I’m not talking about the contemporary cigars that are currently being produced by General cigar. I’m talking about the boutique one, founded and made under Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr.. Well, here’s your chance to meet the man who created the brand (before General Cigar took it over). [...]
Have you been to the lower east side recently? A while back, I wrote a biddy about a soon-to-be open cigar shop there. Well, there’s a great new! A little cigar shop called Maraya is now open for business. Guss’ pickles used to be there, but now, it’s now one of the classiest little cigar [...]
Where are your priorities, Mr. legislator? Apparently, an eccentric Democratic Party politician Ruhut Sitompul of Indonesia says he can no longer enjoy cigars after becoming a House of Representatives legislator in Indonesia. Mr. Sitompul says, “the cigars I have are leftover gifts clients gave me,” Once a prominent attorney, Mr. Ruhut stated that when he [...]
Not that they’re the same, but according to a Wall Street Journal (Scene Asia) writer, Amy Ma, there may be a rising trend among the younger power brokers in Asia to cut and light during an afternoon stopover. Genius way to beat an afternoon lull – sure beats naptime with and milk cookies. Interestingly enough, [...]
Fellow cigar smokers, lets tell the New York City Council that we oppose any new restrictions on outdoor smoking! Things are pretty bad for us already. So the fine people at Cigar Rights of America (CRA) Has made things a little bit easier for us. The CRA put together this automated online petition that automatically [...]
On October 8th, Nevada’s Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki fulfilled a promise made 66 years ago by then-Gov. Edward Carville to the sailors of the USS Nevada, BB36 at the dawn of World War II.. Carville promised a silver dollar, a handshake and a cigar. They got their silver dollars in 1944. About 66 years later, [...]
On October 22, De La Concha Tobacconist is hosting La Aurora Cigars to introduce a new cigar to their offerings: The Guillermo Leon by La Aurora.
The Nosotros brand, a collaboration between Dion Giolito and Jonathan Drew, has been officially discontinued, according to their press release. The Nosotros line was released at the 2009 IPCPR and went on sale earlier this Spring (2010). Giolito did not comment on the matter, but instead released a statement announcing the end of the cigar [...]
On Wednesday, October 6 · 1:00pm, Griffin’s Cigars is having an awesome event at De La Concha. There will be cigar specials!
In partnership with W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist, Absolut Vodka, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Glenlivet Scotch and Heineken Beer on Thursday, September 23, each guest to Shelly’s Back Room will receive a voucher for one (1) complimentary cigar and one (1) complimentary beverage from one of the drink sponsors (proper identification required).