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Sep/Oct 99
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Susan Lucci • Sep/Oct 99

Features

Suddenly Susan

Suddenly Susan

Susan Lucci looks into the gilded mirror and fluffs her chestnut hair. The soap-opera icon repositions the spaghetti straps atop her low-cut, form-fitting, soft-pink dress and …

Uncle Jack's New York City

Uncle Jack's New York City

Aside from Peter Luger's in Brooklyn, Manhattanites rarely venture to the outer boroughs for an exceptional steak. Uncle Jack's aims to change that.   Uncle Jack's is …

A Master By Design: Tom Fazio

A Master By Design: Tom Fazio

In the offices of Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Arnold Palmer, legendary victories over water, wind and earth are celebrated with mounds of minutely detailed topographic maps, …

Davey's Destiny

Davey's Destiny

The ball was headed for Yankee Stadium's left field seats, and the sight of Yogi Berra racing around first base in the seventh game of the 1955 World Series seemed to signal …

Life's Fine Points

Life's Fine Points

Houdini lives. So do Hemingway, Shakespeare and Michelangelo, their legends celebrated in hand-held works of art in silver and gold, diamonds and platinum. Great explorers, too, …

The Antiquity Of It All

The Antiquity Of It All

Dan Slott had always loved horses, having grown up with them on his father's farm in Holmdel, New Jersey. So it was no surprise when he decided to saddle up for a ride during a …

Italian Dressing

Italian Dressing

The duty of the Italian couturier has always been to provide its customers with modest concealment, protection from the elements, higher social standing and a subtle sexual …

JFK and Castro

JFK and Castro

In February 1996, Robert Kennedy Jr. and his brother, Michael, traveled to Havana to meet with Fidel Castro. As a gesture of goodwill, they brought a file of formerly top secret …

A Taste of Paradise

A Taste of Paradise

It all began one morning at Starbucks. "A latte, please." "Grande, venti or tall?" "Uh, grande.""Soy milk or regular?" "Regular." "No-fat, low-fat or whole?" "Whole." …

The Twenty One Club

The Twenty One Club

If you're under the impression that the gambling industry loves all patrons equally, making no distinction between suckers and experts, consider what might happen if the managemen…

Bourbon Hospitality

Bourbon Hospitality

The Yankee is smoking a cigar on a park bench in the middle of Bardstown, Kentucky, when a Jaguar sedan pulls up and out pops a mere slip of a Southern belle in sneakers, who …

The Connaught, London

The Connaught, London

When London's Coburg Hotel opened in 1897, it promised "fashion, taste and hospitality for the highest, aristocratic classes." Renamed The Connaught Hotel (after the Duke of …

Cigars

Great Moments—A Personal Perspective on Heroism and Sacrifice

Great Moments—A Personal Perspective on Heroism and Sacrifice

On a pleasant, breezy Saturday evening on October 2, 1993, I sat smoking a cigar with my good friend, Tim Wilkinson, contemplating the growing darkness and the constellations as …

Prices of Rare Cigars Skyrocket at a Christie's Auction in London

Prices of Rare Cigars Skyrocket at a Christie's Auction in London

Just after Thomas Bohrer bought the last lot in the May 20 cigar auction at Christie's in London--a box of 50 Cuban Diplomatic Trinidads for $8,000--he turned and said to a …

Normalcy in the Dominican Republic

Normalcy in the Dominican Republic

The gold rush days of the cigar boom are gone, and so are most of the quick-buck artists who flocked to the Dominican Republic

Ratings from this Issue

92
points
La Tradicion Cabinet Series Perdomo Reserve Maduro X
92
points

Arturo Fuente Don. Carlos No. 3

Issue Date: October 1, 1999
Arturo Fuente Don. Carlos No. 3
91
points

Fonseca Invictos

Issue Date: October 1, 1999
Fonseca Invictos
90
points
La Tradicion Cabinet Series Perdomo Reserve Maduro A

Up Front

The Thought Police

The Thought Police

The Thought Police Has George Orwell's Ministry of Truth sprung to life in New Zealand? That nation's public health director, Gillian Durham, informed the country's Cigar …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin,  The Casa de Cuba in Tampa, Florida, an institution of Cuban exiles, lovers of freedom and zealous defenders of human rights, are responding from a high moral …

The Good Life

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