Cigar Lounge: Smoke Rings 72 – Merritt Island Florida – A True Destination Lounge

Louis Riposta, the owner of the newly opened Smoke Rings 72 in Merritt Island, Florida had a dream that started with the acquisition of small cigar shop in the Merritt Island Shopping mall a number of years ago. The shop was quaint but it did not complete the dream. Louis took the time to search Read more about Cigar Lounge: Smoke Rings 72 – Merritt Island Florida – A True Destination Lounge[…]

Cigar Lounge: Catelli Cigar Lounge & Backbeat Music Parlor – A Must Visit

Now that life is getting back to some level of normalcy, I took the opportunity to keep a promise and visit a new cigar lounge down in Vero Beach, FL. You see, back in late 2019, I stopped into the Riverside Cigar Bar (A Catelli Cigar Company Lounge) in Vero Beach and was preparing to Read more about Cigar Lounge: Catelli Cigar Lounge & Backbeat Music Parlor – A Must Visit[…]

Cigar Lounge: Continental Cigar Club – Los Angeles California

I recently had the pleasure of visiting a beautiful new cigar lounge in the Los Angeles, California area known as the Continental Cigar Club. The lounge is the brainchild of TABAC Trading Company CEO, Patrick Potter and minority business partner Adam Duffy. Opened in the middle of the 2020 pandemic, the Continental Cigar Club boasts Read more about Cigar Lounge: Continental Cigar Club – Los Angeles California[…]

Cigar Lounge – Bar: Cigar Especial – Nashville, TN

This past week, I took a short weekend trip up to Nashville, TN to visit with my family. My last day, everyone was back in school and at work, so I arranged to spend the time I had between waking up and heading to the airport, to meet with Charles Stansbury, my good friend and Read more about Cigar Lounge – Bar: Cigar Especial – Nashville, TN[…]

Cigar Lounge: Cigar Life Shop and Lounge – Lakeland Florida

Back during Thanksgiving vacation, I spent the week with my family in Kissimmee, Florida and three days of crowds and lines at Disney World. After getting my fill of the “mouse” I bailed on the trip to Universal Studies and opted to take up an invite from Eddie Tarazona, owner of Tarazona Cigars, to trip Read more about Cigar Lounge: Cigar Life Shop and Lounge – Lakeland Florida[…]

Cigar Lounge: Cordova Cigars – Pensacola Florida

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Pensacola, Florida. The city is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, just 13 miles from the border with Alabama. It is the home to Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) which was the first Naval Air Station commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1914.  The city can boast being Read more about Cigar Lounge: Cordova Cigars – Pensacola Florida[…]

Cigar Lounge: Casa de Montecristo – Nashville, TN

The last stop I made while visiting Nashville in August, was Casa de Montecristo. Honestly, I did not think I would have time to get there, but I found a way, and my son Dominic and I started a Friday evening in Nashville with cigars and tall pours of port wine. Namon Anderson, one of Read more about Cigar Lounge: Casa de Montecristo – Nashville, TN[…]

Cigar Lounge: Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars – Nashville, TN

The second stop of my Nashville cigar lounge tour was Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars located on Church Street, just a 3 min walk outside of what is known as Printers Alley in downtown Nashville, TN – a bustling bar and club scene in the city. History of Blend Bar with Davdidoff Cigars Blend Bar Read more about Cigar Lounge: Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars – Nashville, TN[…]

Cigar Lounge: Smokers Abbey – East Nashville, TN – Have Mercy

It is not every day that you walk into a cigar shop decorated with religious emblems, paintings, and artifacts which is owned by an ordained christian minister. That is the experience you will have at Smokers Abbey located in East Nashville, TN. The shop is owned by the burly and bearded Joshua Stump and yes, Read more about Cigar Lounge: Smokers Abbey – East Nashville, TN – Have Mercy[…]

Cigar Lounge: R & R Cigars – Tuscaloosa, AL

This past week, I drove up to Nashville, TN to spend a week with my son and enjoy some quality time with him. As part of the trip, I made it my plan to drive the long way to Nashville, and stop over in Tuscaloosa, AL to visit R & R Cigars. You may ask Read more about Cigar Lounge: R & R Cigars – Tuscaloosa, AL[…]

Cigar Lounge: Sticks Cigars – Rahway, NJ

About 21 miles Southwest of Manhattan, NY lies the city of Rahway, NJ. The 3.9 square mile city dates back to 1664 when the English purchased a tract of land from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. Tradition states that the city was named after Rahwack, a local tribal chief. The city lays claim to some notable people Read more about Cigar Lounge: Sticks Cigars – Rahway, NJ[…]

Harlem Cigar Room

Cigar Lounge – Harlem Cigar Room – NYC

The 4th stop on my Independence Day weekend Tri-State cigar lounge tour took me back to my home state and the greatest city on earth; NYC. More specifically – Manhattan Island. I truly love going home – yes Boston Jimmie was born in NYC and I have seen the changes over the years. I left Read more about Cigar Lounge – Harlem Cigar Room – NYC[…]

Cigar Lounge: The Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge – Reading, PA

Take a walk back in time with me as I introduce you to the the Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge in Reading, PA. The city, is approximately halfway between the state’s most populous city, Philadelphia, and the state capital, Harrisburg (as well as about halfway between Allentown and Lancaster). It was also the home of the now defunct Reading Read more about Cigar Lounge: The Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge – Reading, PA[…]

Cigar Mojo

Cigar Lounge: Cigar Mojo – King of Prussia, PA

King of Prussia, an interesting name for a township.  It is located in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County. A little research shows the community took its name in the 18th century from a local tavern named the King of Prussia Inn, which was named after King Frederick the Great of Prussia. The small but growing township is home to the largest shopping Read more about Cigar Lounge: Cigar Mojo – King of Prussia, PA[…]