Matthew Ruffi on August 18th, 2014

Yes we’re real …. yes we’re cigar smokers (I have a Davidoff Nicaragua Toro lit as I write this) …. and, most importantly, YES we’re listening to your feedback! You can always contact us at if you have questions, comments, or want to tell us about how the site helped you find some hidden gem! [...]

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Chris on August 13th, 2014

Happy hump-day cigar smokers!  I wanted to reach out and share a new feature that we just pushed out. Checkins Shown on Location Pages From now on, when you light a cigar and check in at a place, your checkin will be displayed on that location’s page.  It’s another great way for you to support [...]

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Chris on July 8th, 2013

Seeing photos of different cigar places nearby helps tremendously when trying to pick a spot to have a cigar. The updates that we’re rolling out will bring locations with photos to the forefront of the site.  When a user looks at cigar places in a city, or a state, or even just looks for cigar friendly places [...]

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Chris on August 29th, 2012

This week we made it possible to follow your favorite cigar bars and lounges on, and be sure that you never miss another cigar event again!  With hundreds of upcoming cigar events being listed on Cigar Places, it’s the best way to make sure that you don’t miss one! Click the orange Follow button [...]

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Chris on February 13th, 2012

It’s not uncommon that when we can’t find a reasonable solution to a problem, we set out to create a good solution.  That’s exactly what happened in the recent weeks at Last week we launched the new Events section of the site.  Events will act as a central place on the web for cigar [...]

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Chris on January 19th, 2012

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of joining Scott Stokke on his weekly cigar radio show, SmokeStack Radio.  Scott and I first met through the LinkedIn Group Cigars & Professionals, and I’ve become a huge fan of his show. It turns out that Scott is a frequent traveler and avid user, so it [...]

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