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[…]

"One Off" by Illusione

Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar and Whiskey Bar Hosting the Illusione One Off Cigar Roll-out

You may or may not have heard the latest buzz about the Illusione Cigars re-introduction of the famed OneOff cigar brand. The OneOff brand was originally produced by Italian cigar magnate A.G. Molinari.  Mr. Molinari was a tobacconist who ran the Milan, Italy, La Casa del Habano during the turn of the century and decided to create Read more about Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar and Whiskey Bar Hosting the Illusione One Off Cigar Roll-out[…]

James Fox and Co. Dublin

A Visit to James J. Fox and Co. Dublin – Whiskey and Cuban Cigar Shop

Last week, I took a little time off with my wife to visit Ireland for the first time.  Every year I promise my bride a non-cigar vacation and this was the trip. I will  be talking more about our adventures in future travel articles, but any visit to a place I have never been will Read more about A Visit to James J. Fox and Co. Dublin – Whiskey and Cuban Cigar Shop[…]

Cigar Hustler

A Visit to the Word Famous Cigar Hustler Lounge

This past Saturday you saw I trekked over to the Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker in Clermont, FL. What I did not mention in that article was I decided to keep a long-awaited promise to visit one of Florida’s outstanding cigar shops – the “World Famous”  Cigar Hustler in Deltona, FL. In case you were Read more about A Visit to the Word Famous Cigar Hustler Lounge[…]

Livonia Cigar Bar

Livonia Cigar Bar – A Smoky’s Lounge – Review

It has been some time since I’ve been in the Motor City – Detroit Michigan, let alone in Livonia, MI. I really think it has been two years and a few feet of snow ago. Well I was lucky to find my way back up to Livonia for work this week and that means long Read more about Livonia Cigar Bar – A Smoky’s Lounge – Review[…]

Cigarz on the Avenue – Winter Park Florida – Longevity is Golden

There is something to be said about a business that has survived for over 2 decades, the perseverance alone is worth an applause. Couple that with an industry like the cigar business with its regulations and hurdles you have to overcome on a regular basis, not to mention shifting demographics, and I would declare such Read more about Cigarz on the Avenue – Winter Park Florida – Longevity is Golden[…]

Tobacco Galore/ Wine Down Cigar Lounge

Cigar Lounges in Jacksonville Florida

This past weekend I visited Jacksonville, Florida and had some time to  venture out and visit what this iconic American city has to offer for cigar lounges. Over the course of a days and nights I had to pleasure of visiting 3 different lounge that I would to  highlight for you if you are ever Read more about Cigar Lounges in Jacksonville Florida[…]

CAO Amazon Basin Trilogy Event

CAO Amazon Basin Trilogy Event at Executive Cigar Lounge

My many family and friends know that when it comes to birthdays, Boston Jimmie celebrates the for the whole month of his birth – November. So this year, the last day of November, the last day I celebrate, Tony Nardone owner of Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge, hosted a CAO Amazon Basin Trilogy event. Tony Read more about CAO Amazon Basin Trilogy Event at Executive Cigar Lounge[…]