A Flatiron is not a Torpedo, but a Flatiron / Notes on the Martinez Flatiron #2 Cigar

In the neighbourhood of the Flatiron Building, a foreign culture has been absorbing the New York district since 1974. Bedded six streets and two avenues away from the iconic architecture, the Martinez tobacco factory is a representation of the Dominican cigar hand rolling tradition. Six days a week the torcedores begin the day by starting [...]


Silent, Darryl and I sat in front of Justin. At any cigar Lounge I have visited, we often sit in silence. Wherever individuals congregate, silence is crucial. Any mind needs silence. But congregating, as well as the presence of minds, is never truly about silence. As enjoyable and as needed as it is, it will be [...]