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[North Carolina] Durham and the Rise of the Baseball Card Exhibit Opening

The popularity of baseball cards began in Durham? You bet! This exhibit opening party will be a big Third Friday bash, complete with live music under the gazebo by Tea Cup Gin and beverage tents.
Museum of Durham History
added Apr 15, 2016 11:34
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[North Carolina] Tobacco, Durham, and the beginnings of baseball cards ($$)

A new exhibit opening today at the Museum of Durham History looks at American Tobacco's pioneering role in this form of advertising in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Apr 15, 2016 11:27
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[Florida] How they roll: Ybor's cigar industry may have faded, but its storefront biz thrives

Her shop, which like many cigar joints doubles as an espresso bar, is decorated with multiple photos — some of sprawling cigar factories in Cuba, some of Matos with her fans, a few celebrities among them. Passersby in search of the next watering hole may
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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Who Owns 'We Shall Overcome'? All Of Us, A Lawsuit Claims

In the 1940s, African-American tobacco workers sang a version of the song on the picket lines in South Carolina. They introduced the song at the Highlander Folk Center in Tennessee, a meeting place for black and white labor activists. Highlander's music d
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2016 14:58
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[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41
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[New York] Nordic Food Court Rises at Grand Central, With an Order to Leave No Trace

The men’s smoking lounge as it appeared about a century ago. The designers of Agern transformed the space into a Scandinavian modern interior, but preserved one of the doorways
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2016 14:37
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[Caribbean, Florida] Cuba As Depicted in 19th Century Cigar Box Art

Cuba’s long war of independence forced Spanish cigar manufacturer Vicente Martinez Ybor to move his Principe de Gales (Prince of Wales) operations from the cigar manufacturing center of Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida.
Cuba Journal
added Apr 5, 2016 15:38
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COLLIN: Why should Hollywood quit smoking?

how best to put it? – cool. On screen, smoking adds movement to stillness, and pricks the dark with momentary flares of warmth and light. It’s a catalyst for intimacy, and particularly in the film noir era, there was often no fire without it.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 1, 2016 17:19
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[Asia] Countries across the world have begun pasting graphic images on their cigarettes – why China isn’t likely to follow suit

China has no plans to require such warnings on its cigarette packages. Duan said photos of smokers' rotten lungs...are not "in line with" traditional Chinese cultural values. He also stressed that China has strictly followed the WHO's Framework Conventio
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 23, 2016 11:49
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