Tag Archives: New York

A New Art Show on the Upper West Side

Need an alternative to the traditional gallery scene? Check out the new art exhibition on the Upper West Side. Ten artists, calling themselves 25CPW, have taken over a vacant commercial space on Central Park West. Their new show, 10 from 25: Emerging Artists Using Photography, will run through December 13, 2009. Read the whole story at Luxist.

Interview with Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana

smalllaflormainCheck out this interview with Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana. He discusses some of the exciting cigars he’s released this year, as well as his plans for December and next year.

Unlike most cigar manufacturers, Litto’s had a pretty good year. Even though he’s released two expensive cigars this year, La Flor has done a great job of resisting the recession.

How Are Cigars and Mozzarella Cheese Similar?

I don’t know about you, but I never saw the parallels between mozzarella cheese and handrolled cigars. Fortunately, I was able spend a few minutes with Anthony Fauci of Obika, who filled me in on the details. This interview was conducted shortly before the most recent De La Concha cigar dinner that Obika catered.

Heathrow named worst airport again

Copy of DSC06160The fliers have spoken: London’s Heathrow Airport sucks.

A poll of 14,500 frequent fliers, all participants in the Priority Pass airport lounge program, has again ranked the best and worst of the airport world, with Heathrow hitting rock-bottom for the second year in a row. Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris landed second from the floor.

Los Angeles International Airport was third worst, despite having poured $1 billion into a recent overhaul. Frankfurt International and Miami International round out the lowest five. In the United States, voters reserved their venom for Chicago, Atlanta and JFK, along with those awful enough to make the global list.

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