Slideshow: 2011 Big Smoke New York
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Paul Polito, Paul Alvento and Bob Hamilton converge on flame to light their smokes.
Photos by Jonathan Lockwood Smith
Spirits were well represented at the Big Smoke. Dewer's was one of many producers pouring their finest expressions.
Attendees eagerly rushed from cigarmaker to cigarmaker to receive premium, handmade cigars.
Charles Beaudoin, Erich Rechenberger, Mike Giaeta and Bob Vosler take a moment to pose with their cigars.
Gerard Scparta and Victoria Girant enjoying a nice drink and cigar.
Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars offered attendees a choice of cigars from his extensive portfolio.
Bill Piatti and Lance Hofmann proudly chomp on their cigars.
Julliane Feder and Alicia Barrett smile for the camera.
Chris Van Stolk tests his rolling skill at the Team La Gloria Super Roll booth.
Lorenz Hasserstein, Jenniel Davas and Tom Pivarnik take a moment from the scene to smile wide.
Carl Calabrese and Sam Palmieri puff away.
Kayla McCullough, Gesy Shangold and Corinne Hennebrry take a break from the action.
Carlos “Carlito” Fuente Jr., president of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., was on hand passing out samples of his famous Arturo Fuente brand.
Jim Becker and Jim Terry show off their bounty as they enjoy a premium cigar and drink.
Walter and Frederick Cobb share a lighter to ignite their premium cigars.
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