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Nov/Dec 01
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Rudy Giuliani • Nov/Dec 01

Features

Rudy Giuliani: America's Mayor

Rudy Giuliani: America's Mayor

September 11 dawned a perfect day. Mayor Rudy Giuliani was finishing a private breakfast meeting at the Peninsula Hotel in midtown Manhattan. Outside, the clear blue skies and …

Cars: Affordable Luxury

Cars: Affordable Luxury

A steady drizzle falls from leaden skies. For someone trying to traverse the narrow roads that snake through the rolling farm country of Dijon, France, this might be a good reason …

Fashion: Vive Europa

Fashion: Vive Europa

Free trade, common currency and Europe's jet-speed progress toward a borderless continent notwithstanding, one thing will always distinguish the nationality of well-suited …

Insights: Culture

Insights: Culture

This has been a big year in the world of high-tech surveillance. At the Super Bowl in January, a new technology was used to scan the faces of the fans as they entered the …

Insights: Indulgences

Insights: Indulgences

"If you had my money," said a wealthy friend of mine, "what would you collect?" He expected to hear wine or Ferraris, both of which he knows I covet. My answer surprised him. "I'd …

Insights: Investing

Insights: Investing

Editor's note: This article was prepared prior to the horrifying terrorist attacks on America. While these terrible events have had an impact on the economy and financial markets, …

Insights: Politics

Insights: Politics

When it comes to the budget, education is clearly George W. Bush's fair-haired child. While most federal programs are being sent to their rooms without supper, the president's …

Insights: Sports

Insights: Sports

By Mark Starr Even looking back through the prism of basketball's "Dream Team" era, there is little to rival Bob Cousy's ball-handling wizardry. The Boston Celtics …

Plugged-In Plunder

Plugged-In Plunder

Forget those old-fashioned gift ideas -- we want presents from the present, electronic wonders that light up the holidays with the cheery glow of an LCD display. Here are 10 of …

Atlantic City: The New Las Vegas?

Atlantic City: The New Las Vegas?

A couple of miles west of the famed Boardwalk in Atlantic City, the steel shell of a new hotel rises like a monument to dreams, some unfulfilled, some still taking shape. …

Bistro Bows In

Bistro Bows In

Having swept in past the streaked-glass booths, admired the huge pastry oven against the back wall and ruminated over the wine list, the man in the bow tie orders the tasting …

Learning Curve

Learning Curve

You sit at a poker table in Las Vegas, playing no-limit Texas Hold'em. A couple of thousand dollars in chips are stacked in front of you. All around the table, players dip their …

Poker World Series

Poker World Series

T.J. Cloutier is an aggressive survivor. A barrel-chested, former Canadian Football League pro, who has the thick, muscular build of a gracefully aging lineman, Cloutier also …

Desert Flower

Desert Flower

In the splendid early morning, the sun not yet fierce across the El Dorado Valley, a coyote and a crow play tag at the upper end of a practice range. A single golfer on the rang…

Cigars

Great Cigars Mean Great Taste

Great Cigars Mean Great Taste

Great Cigars Mean Great Taste Cigarmakers should be using tobacco that is full of flavor, not just strong

Great Moments

Great Moments

The Charm of Vintage Havana Cigars

The World According to Perdomo

The World According to Perdomo

Nick Perdomo Jr. will make more than 10 million cigars this year—and he's not afraid to tell you how good they are.

Ratings from this Issue

92
points

Cohiba Robusto

Issue Date: December 1, 2001
Cohiba Robusto
92
points

Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Torpedo

Issue Date: December 1, 2001
Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Torpedo
92
points

Davidoff Millennium Blend Series Robusto

Issue Date: December 1, 2001
Davidoff Millennium Blend Series Robusto
91
points

Bolivar Churchill

Issue Date: December 1, 2001
Bolivar Churchill

Up Front

Hope Amid the Horror

Hope Amid the Horror

Published November/December 2001 EDITOR'S NOTE Hope Amid the Horror By Marvin R. Shanken & Gordon Mott The searing images of destructio…

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Published November/December 2001 - Out of the Humidor The following letter was written the week after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Dear Marvin, I am …

The Good Life

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