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The Slow & Graceful Death of the Tobacco Leaf: Part 2

The Slow & Graceful Death of the Tobacco Leaf: Part 2

In Part 2 of "The Slow and Graceful Death of the Tobacco Leaf" theVasquez Cigar Factory is now producing cigars under the name The American Tobacco Company. Author Mark McGinty also introduces the readers to Sanburn, "A nice kid in his late 30's with a drop of Spanish blood in his veins" who is more concerned with modernization and the company's bottom line than the well-being of the workers. Vasquez and Sanburn don't see eye-to-eye on running the business, but they tolerate each other in an effort to keep the factory running smoothly.
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Keys to the City London

Keys to the City London

Rocky Patel takes you on a virtual tour of London's best places to enjoy cigars in a city with one of the strictest smoking bans in Europe. Rocky zeroes-in on several luxury hotels, all of which have smoking terraces, as well as great places to wine and dine. From cognac and cigars in The Garden at the Dukes Hotel, to Cuba Libre, a Cuban restaurant that's so authentic you'll think you're in Havana, to J.J. Fox & Robert Lewis Tobacconists, serving London's most exclusive clientele for over 200 years, click here to unlock the entire article.
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They Died with their Cigars Lit

They Died with their Cigars Lit

Contributor Barry Stein offers a brief look at some of The Mob's most notorious crime bosses. Their lives didn't end well, but at least they died holding their precious cigars. Opening with a line from Martin Scorsese's crime drama masterpiece, Goodfellas, Stein, a native of Brooklyn, NY writes, "I knew of some of those characters firsthand, as well as members of other families who were not depicted in the movie. Actually, one of the cigar shops I was a partner in was visited by many people who shall remain nameless."
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Keys to the City: Las Vegas

Keys to the City: Las Vegas

"I just love the energy of Las Vegas," says Rocky Patel in this month's Keys to the City. Join Rocky for a virtual tour of "Sin City," where there's a lot more to do than give your money away to croupiers and strippers. From the aquatic ballet of The Bellagio's dancing fountains, to the succulent Lobster Thermador at Andre's, to a " Ménage á Trois" at Tryst in The Wynn, these are few of the venues you'll want to add to your Las Vegas itinerary.
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Best Baseball Stadiums For Food & Beer

Best Baseball Stadiums For Food & Beer

Zack Barangan takes you on a road trip around the country to find the best in Major League Baseball ballpark food and drink. We eat crabcakes in Baltimore at Oriole Park, drink beer and watch Sausage Races at Miller Park in Milwaukee, have steaks and shakes at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows, and enjoy some Cuban Sandwiches at Marlins Park in Miami. You'll get the inside scoop on which ballparks you won't want to miss on your athletic and gastrointestinal journey around Major League Baseball.
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