As little as 10 years ago, New Yorker nicotine addicts would have scoffed and coughed at the idea that one day they wouldn’t be allowed to light up on bars. Yet today you’d be hard-pressed to find even an apartment coop that would let you smoke in the privacy of your own home…let alone a public space. And thanks to Mayor Bloomberg, public parks are now off-limits to puffers as well.
So where can poor tobacco lovers go to enjoy a fine cigar?
For one night only, the privately-owned Samuel Paley Park–named for the father of former CBS chairman William S. Paley and the founder of Paulina Cigars–will open its gates to stogie lovers city-wide for the second annual Legal Outdoor Smoke. Read More