Photo Friday: The Mecca of Cigar Shops

I’m going to cheat again. I didn’t have my camera handy, and I’ll talk more about the weekend surrounding this shot later, but check out this humidor:

Belicoso Humidor

I swear I heard a chorus of angels when I walked in.

This is from the Belicoso Cigar Lounge in Orland Park, Illinois. I can’t even begin to imagine what it cost to put this place together. I’m told it was at one point the largest humidor in North America. The front of the store, the lounge proper, was also very elegant and outfitted with small tables and chairs, and they served coffee and espresso. It had a fair crowd for a Sunday morning, too.

This is the kind of thing I miss about not living in the suburbs.

About Mike Oliveri

Mike Oliveri is a writer, martial artist, cigar aficionado, motorcyclist, and family man, but not necessarily in that order. He is currently hard at work on the werewolf noir series The Pack for Evileye Books.


  1. Brian Keene says:

    Next time I visit, you must take me here.

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