History of Ybor City

He re-established his factory there, hiring many of the Cuban refugees who had also fled Cuba, and started making his popular “Principe de Gales” line. Key West, however, was not an ideal location for his factory. There were many issues such as shipping to the mainland, conflicts between Spanish and Cuban workers & ready accessibility[…]

Strolling La Septima

If you are a cigar lover and I know you are because you are reading this article, then you need to make a trek to Florida’s Ybor City. Founded by Vicente Martinez-Ybor in 1885 as a cigar-manufacturing center, Ybor City today is one of only two National Historic Landmark Districts in Florida. Ybor City is[…]

Light up the Night 2014 – IPCPR Alec Bradley Event

Alec Bradley Light up the Night After Party   The premier after party of the IPCPR 2014 was packed with fun for everyone. Greeted at the door of the Palms Casino pool deck with Alec Bradley Cigars and the specially packaged Alec Bradley candy bar cigar 3 pack, we were ready to party and let[…]

The Beautiful Ladies of IPCPR 2014 Las Vegas

As promised here is a gallery of some of the hard working and beautiful ladies helping to promote some of your favorite brands direct from IPCPR 2014 Las Vegas. Stay Tuned to Stogiepress.com for more updates and of course reviews of the newestand best from the show.

Crimson Lord Cigars Short Fuse – Cigar Review

Crimson Lords Short Fuse Cigar Today I review the Crimson Lord Cigars Short Fuse – one of the cigars you wish was at IPCPR 2014. This time my travels have taken me to Tokyo Japan and like every city around the world I always look for a comfortable place to enjoy my sticks. This time it[…]

Old Fashioned Soda Fountains

My fellow Brothers and Sisters of the Leaf were talking the other night at our local cigar shop, and we start to reminisce about days gone by. The topic of the old fashioned drink fountains  (soda fountains if you are from NY) and the fine shops they were in. It was quite clear to me,[…]