Cigar Store Indian

The cigar store Indian has an interesting history. Wooden Indians have been displayed at tobacco shops for centuries and depict the Native Indians who introduced tobacco to the rest of the world. The tradition started during a time when store signs were pictorial because many customers could not read. By the 1800’s the wooden cigar-store Indian figure was kept on the […]

Florida’s Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp Visits Cuban Crafters Cigars

Florida’s Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp recently stopped by Cuban Crafters Cigars to enjoy Cuban coffee, a specially made “pan con chorizo” sandwich and great cigars. Governor Kottkamp was in Miami on official business and while passing through Little Havana found some time to hang-out and relax at Cuban Crafters Cigars’ superstore. Coincidentally, City of Miami Commissioner Richard P. Dunn and State […]

Nicaragua’s Tourism Minister Visits Cuban Crafters

Nicaragua’s Minister of Tourism Mario Salinas and Laureano Ortega, son of President Daniel Ortega, visited Cuban Crafters to talk cigars and tourism. They were accompanied by the Honorable Luis Martinez, the Nicaraguan Consulate General in Florida. The cigar industry in Nicaragua plays a vital role in their economy. In the tobacco areas of the north economists estimate that nearly […]

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