September 2010


$40 inclusive covers the cost of three cigars, open bar, and sandwiches.
RSVP by close of business
Monday. Dress for the weather. 
Jackets and ties are common.  Reservations are required.

Join us for the last in a series of spectacular events on the rooftop at Max and Kim Kort's apartment building at Lake and Wabash before they move into their new house in Old Town.

You may choose three cigars from among these four: Ashton Classic Churchill, Avo Classic #3, Montecristo cask aged toro, Montecristo bellicoso C.

At our last event at 63 East Lake Street

Cigar Society Rooftop Mixer

Sept 14

in the loop at
63 East Lake St
(at Wabash)


Coming up

Tuesday, Sept 28
Chris Jones, chief theater critic for the Chicago Tribune, will talk about "The Death of the Critic."
19 S. Wabash.

Tuesday, Oct 5
James Janega, Chicago Tribune, on "The Life of a War Reporter."
19 S. Wabash.

At left, Bill Daley offers a toast.

Above, Lee Allison offers bow-tie advice to Ted Foss and Mark Warden.

Bill Daley, Kevin McGirr, Rich Gordon, Gus Higginson, Mark and Mary Beth Warden, Al Capitanini, and others. Ted Foss, Scott McGarvey, Jorge del Castillo, Mark Warden, Bob Murphy, Bob Wallace, Jim Keledjian, others.

About the Cigar Society of Chicago

ONE OF THE OLDEST AND greatest traditions of the city clubs of Chicago is the discussion of intellectual, social, legal, artistic, historical, scientific, musical, theatrical, and philosophical issues in the company of educated, bright, and appropriately provocative individuals, all under the beneficent influence of substantial amounts of tobacco and spirits.  The Cigar Society of Chicago embraces this tradition and extends it with its fortnightly Informal Smokers, monthly University Series lectures, and quarterly Cigar Society Dinners, in which cigars, and from time to time pipes and cigarettes, appear as an important component of our version of the classical symposium.  To be included in the Cigar Society's mailing list, write to the Secretary at