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Travel Expert Andrew McCarthy Tours Miami's Distinct Neighborhoods

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel

Miami is known for its beautiful beaches, glittering nightlife and warm weather, but this South Florida destination is also steeped in culture. On a r...

35 Fun Gifts for Dads Who Travel

Joshua Berman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Sometimes I'm bumbling through airport security with three daughters, diapers and pacifiers flying in all directions; sometimes I'm flying luxuriously solo, rocking my wireless office. Both of these types of Dad-travel require different levels of preparedness and equipment.

These 11 Stores Are Addicted To Selling Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

CVS made a landmark announcement Wednesday that its 7,600 stores will stop selling tobacco products by October. That's a big deal. The company admitte...

End the Tobacco Epidemic: Enough is Enough -- Together, We Can Save Half a Million Lives Every Year

Harold Wimmer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Without stronger laws to protect people, the door is left wide open for the tobacco industry to take advantage. Cigarette manufacturers have bought companies that make e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco products to grow their empire, increase profits and maintain power over our youth.

Five Ways NYC Kids Won and Big Tobacco Lost This Week

Jeffrey Seyler | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Jeffrey Seyler

Ten years ago, New York City enacted landmark legislation to curb the dangers of tobacco use, which is the number one cause of preventable death. This month, the City made history once again.

Unexpected Inspirations

Phil Shepherd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Phil Shepherd

The priceless touch from fingertips belonging to my beloved's hands... Witnessing the result of the manipulation of molten precious metal into handcra...

The Best Vacations For Your Vices

Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel

Vacation is a time to indulge. For many, that indulgence may be lazing around in a beautiful place and doing nothing very much at all. For others, ...

Time to End the Cuban Embargo

David Mager | Posted 10.06.2013 | World
David Mager

Fifty-three years later, it's time to admit that we screwed up with the Bay of Pigs invasion and that the embargo we erected out of our embarrassment has not worked.

On the Merits of a Cigar

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Dora Levy Mossanen

I just returned from Montreal where, thanks to the Jewish Book Council and to the Montreal Public Library, I spoke to a group of around 70 or 80 members, whose many intelligent questions kept the evening lively and the auditorium buzzing.

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
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Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

A Box of Cigars Cost a Year's Salary in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.12.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Beyond commercial or even medical considerations, the truth is that the image of the old Cuban man with a puro between his lips is becoming a thing of promotional posters and commercial advertising.

The Amazing $185,000 Cigar

Posted 01.29.2013 | Weird News

An unidentified buyer who is totally not compensating for anything has purchased a gigantic cigar for $185,000. The Gran Habano #5 El Gigante -- Th...

Report: Smoking Among High School Students Declines In 2011

Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

A National Youth Tobacco Survey study released Thursday reports a 1.4 percent decrease in smoking among high school students, from 17.2 percent in 200...

Cigar Lovers To FDA: A Cigar Isn't Just A Cigar

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 06.22.2012 | Small Business

RICHMOND, Va. -- Sometimes a cigar isn't just a cigar. From large hand-rolled cigars and smaller machine-made cigars to little cigars that are simila...

Overcoming A Painful Father/Daughter Past

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 08.17.2012 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

I know a lot about my father. Not because he lay next to me and told me stories before I went to bed, or took long walks with me and imparted wisdom and told me how much he loved me. He didn't do those things.

Cigar Proposal Draws Bipartisan Opposition

Roll Call | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

What do political opposites Reps. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) and Allen West (R-Fla.) have in common?...

Maryland Teens Trading Cigarettes For Candy-Flavored Cigars

The Baltimore Sun | Andrea K. Walker | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

The number of Maryland teenagers who smoke cigarettes dropped significantly in the past decade, but state health officials say new statistics show tha...

Country Boy Guitars: Smoking And Music Together At Last

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thrillist

Playing the guitar and smoking have many things in common, all of which center around you looking cool as hell. Combining the two for maximum awesom...

Cuban Cigars, Legal and Otherwise

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The business generates a network of corruption and earnings of incalculable size. Everyone leaves happy: the roller, the guard, the illegal seller and... the State? OK... but who cares?

Cuban Cigar Crackdown: Chicago Airports Confiscating More Cigars Than Ever

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — It's an unintended consequence of the fight against terrorism that's left some cigar aficionados fuming: Terrorists in Yemen try to se...

Maraya Cigars: Smoking up on the Lower East

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thrillist

Taking a simple pleasure to the next level is no small feat, unless you're Little Feat, in which case your unique blend of rock/ blues/ jazz/ coun...

Retro Manhattan: Smoke Cigars and Eat Simultaneously

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tom Johansmeyer

Only a handful of bars in Manhattan allow you to smoke a cigar while imbibing or munching, and each has its problems. Seeing a gap in the market, one New York tobacconist has found a unique solution.

Cigar Club Sponsor Backed Bills For Lobbyists' Clients

Watchdog Institute | Brooke Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit investigative center at San Diego State University, has published a follow-up to a Huffington Post report about th...

Cigar Travel: The Latest in Interactive Marketing

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tom Johansmeyer

The hunt for an edge has led cigar companies to make the marketing process personal. This year, it's travel: cigar travel.

What the F*ck Is a Man Cave?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

A Man Cave is a private room/space/area for a man where he can have all his gadgets and toys and things are all his. Apparently, it's a really big deal.