Augustus Higginson invites the Cigar Society to his
home and studio on Stratford, near Broadway, this coming Tuesday. Gus will supply
copious amounts of cold gin and snacks. For other drinks,
please bring your own. Also BYO cigars.
There is no charge for
this event, but reservations are required.
Cigar Society by
close of business Monday.
Street parking is tight, but valet parking is available
around the corner. You may also take
the CTA Red Line to Addison and stroll over. Or the Brown Line to
Belmont. There is also a CTA bus stop on Stratford and
The Smoker's Lair
When wintry west
extends his blast,
And hail and rain doth blow;
And the stormy north sends driving forth
The blinding sleet and snow:
We'll make our way to Stratford Place
And climb the mighty stair;
We'll chase the tang of scptch and smoke
To find the smoker's lair.
to Robert Burns)
Untitled Winter Scene in Chicago, by Ceil
Public Works of Art Project, 1934 .