Cigar Lounge: North Port Cigars and Smokes – North Port Florida

A few weeks ago, my wife and I trekked over to the west coast of Florida to take a weekend away and just enjoy a nice change of scenery. Of course, it is still Florida, so there was not a lot of change. The sand on the beach is different, it is finer and more Read more about Cigar Lounge: North Port Cigars and Smokes – North Port Florida[…]

Cigar Lounge: Havana Tranquility Punta Gorda Florida

Last weekend, my wife and I decided to take a trip over to the west coast of Florida and visit the small town of Punta Gorda, Florida. The trip was set up to visit my aging uncle who I have not seen in about a year and of course any trip I take usually involves Read more about Cigar Lounge: Havana Tranquility Punta Gorda Florida[…]

Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Best Cigar Lounge of 2018

It has been a fun year traveling through the country visiting lounges everywhere I went. When I think back on all the fine establishments that I visited I have to think about which was the best. We give awards to the top cigars of the year, so why not lounges too. This year my travels Read more about Cigar Lounge: Best Cigar Lounge of 2018[…]

City Smoke

Cigar Lounge: City Smoke Mobile Cigar Lounge

I have traveled the world on both business and pleasure and have had the distinct opportunity of visiting  many cigar shops and lounges from the U.S. to Canada, Central America, Europe, and Asia. Each establishment had a distinctive design that represented the owners dream of serving the cigar lifestyle. Whether they were large or small Read more about Cigar Lounge: City Smoke Mobile Cigar Lounge[…]

Burn Lounge - Pittsburgh PA

Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh

During my northern tour of cigar lounges last month I took the opportunity to check out the new Burn by Rocky Patel lounge in Pittsburgh, PA.  My friend and Stogie Press associate Mike Bruce, who lives in the area, were dropped off at the lounge by Melody from Leaf & Bean after we spent the Read more about Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh[…]

Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge – Melbourne FL – The 3rd Rendition

A Little Executive History It was more than a decade and a half when I first stepped into the Executive Cigar Shop in downtown Melbourne FL. It was a small shop in the center of the strip along New Haven Avenue in the heart of a slow growing downtown district of this small Florida town. Read more about Cigar Lounge: Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge – Melbourne FL – The 3rd Rendition[…]

Cigar Lounge: EXCLUSIVE PÍVAT CIGAR LOUNGE OPENS AT AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT SPA

I recently received an e-mail announcing a new high class, exclusive lounge that just opened in the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA. The lounge is titled Pívat – named after the Cahuilla Indian word for “smoking tobacco”. It is billed as an upscale smoking lounge that offers a selection of premium Read more about Cigar Lounge: EXCLUSIVE PÍVAT CIGAR LOUNGE OPENS AT AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT SPA[…]

Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge – Charlotte NC

I met Preston Gray the owner of the Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge when I attended the MLB Cigar Ventures after party/dinner at this years IPCPR. The time we spent enjoying Mike Bellody’s hospitality and smoking cigars was as good as any two Brothers of the Leaf could have. Over the course of the evening I Read more about Cigar Lounge: Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge – Charlotte NC[…]

Cigar Lounge – Leaf and Bean Strip – Pittsburgh, PA

As I continued the Stogie Press cigar lounge tour of the northeast, I met up with my associate Mike Bruce in Pittsburgh, PA and we headed off to visit the Leaf and Bean cigar shop in the Strip District, downtown Pittsburgh. Leaf and Bean is owned and operated by Island Jim Robinson, the iconic purveyor Read more about Cigar Lounge – Leaf and Bean Strip – Pittsburgh, PA[…]

Conquistador Cigar Parlor

Cigar Lounge: Conquistador Cigar Parlor – Brooklyn NY

The 3rd stop on my NYC Cigar Shop tour, took me to a brand new and luxurious lounge in Brooklyn, NY.  Conquistador Cigar Parlor has been only open since May of 2018 and it is one of the last shops to get a tobacco resale licence in the Big Apple. Located in the Sheepshead Bay Read more about Cigar Lounge: Conquistador Cigar Parlor – Brooklyn NY[…]

Cigar Lounge: Maduros – Bronx NY

The second half of the day this past Sunday, Kevin Schweitzer from Rock-A-Feller Cigars and I took a trek up to the Bronx to visit another favorite shop  of his – Maduro Cigar Lounge. Located between the Bronx Zoo, and the Cross Bronx Expressway just off of E. Tremont Avenue at 1969 Southern Blvd, Maduro’s Read more about Cigar Lounge: Maduros – Bronx NY[…]

Cigar Lounge: Harry’s Habana Hut – Bayside Queens

I am spending some time in the NYC area this week for some family events and of course a  visit anywhere always means a visit to cigar lounges. This past Sunday I had the pleasure of spending some quality time with one of sponsors, Keven Schweitzer – owner of Rock-A-Feller Cigars here in NY. One Read more about Cigar Lounge: Harry’s Habana Hut – Bayside Queens[…]

Origins Cigars

Lounge Review: Origins and Enki Cigar Shop

This past week I was visiting Miami and kept a promise to visit Mr. Karel Martinez, owner of Enki Cigars and Origins Cigars. Karel and Stogie Press go way back, as he was one of the first brand owners to send us samples to review when we first launched our site back in 2013. We Read more about Lounge Review: Origins and Enki Cigar Shop[…]

Charles P. Stanley Cigar Company

Cigar Lounge Review: Charles P. Stanley Cigar Company St. Louis Missouri

This past week I was on business in the St. Louis area and, like all trips I go on, I always look for a local shop to settle into in the evening after a long day of work. A little google search took me the Charles P. Stanley Cigar Company in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The search Read more about Cigar Lounge Review: Charles P. Stanley Cigar Company St. Louis Missouri[…]