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 Read more about History of Ybor City[…]

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 Read more about Strolling La Septima[…]