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BURN by Rocky Patel Pittsburgh set to open April 2018

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BURN by Rocky Patel has announced the opening of a new 6,300-square-foot location in Pittsburgh’s North Shore. This is BURN's second location, with the first being a Naples, Florida that opened in 2010. The club includes an 800-square-foot patio.

There will be a VIP grand opening event Friday, April 6, 2018 and the new cigar hangout will open to the public April 7 at 2pm.

“We’re changing how people are looking at cigars bars with live music, DJ sets and a more lively atmosphere,” said Rocky Patel in a press release. “Burn will speak to a different dynamic of people. We are bringing new types of people into the [premium cigar] category, including women, young men and future business leaders.”

The design of BURN by Rocky Patel Pittsburgh pays homage to the city's steel industry heritage. But who are we kidding? The main attraction is the bar's 300-sqaure-foot Spanish cedar-lined humidor.

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Montecristo Cigar Bar coming to Caesar’s Palace

A mockup of the Courtyard area at the Montcristo Cigar Bar at Caesar's Palace  (Image: Caesar's Entertainment)

A mockup of the Courtyard area at the Montcristo Cigar Bar at Caesar's Palace (Image: Caesar's Entertainment)

Las Vegas’ iconic Caesar’s Palace is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. That celebration includes the March 2016 opening of the hotel’s Montecristo Cigar Bar. According to a press release issued by Caesar’s Palace, the bar’s 4,000 square feet will include a walk-in humidor and an excellent selection of whiskeys “small bites,” and more.

“Montecristo Cigar Bar is a continuation of this renaissance, and will offer our guests the finest in cigars, whiskey and other fine beverages, while in a contemporary and inviting space featuring a walk-in humidor and cigar store, unlike anything else in the city,” said Caesars Palace Regional President Gary Selesner in the press release.

The humidor will include a variety of brands. Among those named as examples in the release: Montecristo, Padrón, La Flor Dominicana, Arturo Fuente, La Aroma de Cuba, and My Father.

(Image: Caesar's Entertainment)

(Image: Caesar's Entertainment)

Partner Michael Frey, who is a well known tobacconist in Las Vegas, was quoted as saying, “The sheer size, elegance and commitment to customer satisfaction will make Montecristo Cigar Bar unique in the Las Vegas landscape.”