Found this interesting article about a smoking club in NYC that is selling cigar sampler termed the" 'Cigars of Summer' selection specifically tailored to New York fat cats who head out of town on the weekends." The...
Sounds like you are about to have your first herf. Here is a thread posted awhile back in regards to herf etiquette.
As far as giving cigars away, if you consider it a good cigar its a good cigar. I wouldn't worry about people looking down...
Try using the search option, there are a good amount threads about the nubs. Some people are fans and there others who are not.
Here are a couple threads.
Bryan, that is truly ridiculous. By the way, let me know the next time you are thinking of heading out ot Leesburg, I'll be around for the summer starting next sat. We could even try J.Gilberts in McLean. Hopefully we'll get together to herf sometime soon with some of the other guys in the area.
I am on my way today up to philadelphia and was wondering about places to smoke up there. What are the city's laws on public smoking and any good B&M I should check out? I will be near Drexel if that helps at all. Thanks.