Today was my 22nd birthday. I spent my day (9am – 11:00pm) busy with classes, work, and then debate practice. As I was heading back to my apartment from the Fulton St. subway stop, I decided to drop by Cyber Coffee and Cigar Bar. After taking a look at the available sticks, I decided to […]
On Friday, September 17th, FineTobaccoNYC hosted its second Summer Cigar Night with Caballeros Cigars in Queens. Caballeros are very new to New York City – the lounge has only been around since may. The lounge is still under construction, and the walk in humidor is in the stocking process, but that won’t stop Caballeros from […]
Launched in August of 2009 Berger & Argenti as a collaboration between Don Kiki Berger of Cuban Crafters and Albert and Michael Argenti of Cuban Imports, Inc. The Entubar is their flag ship cigar and it is rolled in the traditional method of entubar, which it gets it name from. According to Berger & Argenti […]
UPDATE: THIS LOCATION NO LONGER EXISTS. THE NEW “CIGAR LANDING CAN BE FOUND” HERE. The South Street Seaport, however, still allows smoking and is a great location. —————————- During the past decade, New York City smoking taxes and regulations have trended towards “more” and “stricter” respectively. Mayor Bloomberg is even embarking on a campaign to […]
Diamante’s Brooklyn Cigar Lounge Today I had few extra free hours, so I decided to drop by one of New York City’s newest cigar lounges. Diamante’s Brooklyn Cigar lounge, just off the C train Lafayette stop, really is a great place to drop by for a smoke. The shop features its own boutique blend of […]
This last Friday (Aug. 27th), FineTobaccoNYC hosted its first ever New York City smoking event on the roof of my FiDi apartment rooftop. Fine tobacco lovers from all over the city (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, even New Jersey!) sent in RSVP’s for the event and showed up at 8:00pm to kick off what would be an […]
For a company that has been producing premium cigars for less than 10 years, Illusione has become a mini powerhouse in the industry. Dion Giolito, the owner and founder of Illusione, started out in the cigar business and decided to come out with his own brand and his cigars have made quite the splash. The Epernay line of […]
I had a couple of things I wanted to accomplish: I wanted to see a show. I wanted to see the fountain at the Bellagio. I wanted a great meal. I wanted to gamble a little. And, I wanted to smoke at least one great cigar.