Slideshow—2012 Big Smoke New York
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Thousands gathered at Pier 94 for the Big Smoke New York. Here, from left to right, Lionel Harvey, Jerry Mackey, Mark Jackson, Eric Harley and Nathan Hunter smile while enjoying their cigars.
Photos by Jonathan Lockwood Smith
Matt Wong, left, takes a break to kick back with friends Chris Adams, center, and Shyda Gilmer.
Celebrities and star cigarmakers are a common sight at the Big Smoke. Here Cigar Aficionado editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken, left, poses with Jorge Padrón of Padrón Cigars Inc., center, and former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Stephanie Lubrano at the La Gloria Cubana booth learning how to roll a premium cigar.
Augie Cinila and Taryn Reif share a cigar and beverage.
The finest spirits, beer and wine were being poured for attendees, including Canadian whisky maker Crown Royal.
Tom Bove, left, and Patrick Schaefer flank John Hughes during a boy's night out to the Big Smoke.
A slew of watchmakers, such as Cuervo y Sobrinos, were on hand to educate the crowd about their time pieces.
Jonathan Raimond and Juanice Mickles smiling while enjoying their premium handmade cigars.
Attendees pose for a photo with Carlos Fuente Jr. (with hat) and Cynthia Fuente-Suarez, who were on hand to pass out prized Arturo Fuente cigars.
Walter Imbert, left, and Mark Diener smile and hold up a tote bag filled with premium cigars.
This group of cigar enthusiasts enjoying a cigar at the Big Smoke New York includes, from left, Dahoud Mahmud, Brian Vogt, Keith Dutton, James Welch, Chris Lesnik, Pete Olivieri, Dave Bock, Rich Nowak, Mike Coyne and Larry Scholl.
Actor Dan Aykroyd was on hand to promote his Crystal Head Vodka. The booth featured an elaborate ice luge perfect for shots.
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