David Savona archive

June 2007

The Morning Cigar

Posted: Jun 27, 2007 10:20am ET

Most workday mornings I walk from the train station to the office. Usually my goal is to time my stride so I make the lights, but today I felt like a cigar. I stopped for a moment, took out my cigar case and removed a corona-sized Dominican cigar given to me by a friend.

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Smoking in an Undisclosed Location

Posted: Jun 22, 2007 12:12am ET

I feel a little like vice president Cheney: The other night I sat in an undisclosed location in New York City. But I wasn’t there hiding from terrorists, I was ducking the smoke police. At this undisclosed location, I fired up two great cigars.

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Dropping In On An Old Friend

Posted: Jun 15, 2007 12:17pm ET

Yesterday afternoon I drove to Garden City, Long Island, to catch up with an old friend of mine, George Brightman. George worked at Cigar Aficionado for 10 years, right from the very beginning of the magazine.

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The End of "The Sopranos"

Posted: Jun 11, 2007 10:59am ET

Alas, poor Frank, I knew him. As I write this, about 12 hours have passed since the last episode of “The Sopranos.” At the heart of the show was a mob hit, the final hit in a long stream of gangland executions that defined the series since its inception.

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Proud Mary

Posted: Jun 1, 2007 2:55pm ET

I recently found one of the finest places on earth to smoke a cigar. The only problem? It’s not always in the same place. The place is the Queen Mary 2, the stately ocean liner owned by Cunard. I was on the ship last week for the Britannia Ball, a fundraiser sponsored by CIT Group Inc.

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