am not sure whether copper telephone wires will survive, I am sad about Kodachrome and I wonder about the revival of vinyl records. Will newsweeklies make it? Not sure why they should, but they can if they aren’t as boring as Newsweek. And the video store? Well that’s sort ofMORE HERE

HOOKSET, N.H. – Twins Smoke Shop in Hooksett and Londonderry will bring back the 7-20-4 cigar, made by the K. A. Kendall Co. Millions upon millions of the cigars were made until 1963; the cigar was named for the Manchester street address of the company. The makers have found manufacturersMORE HERE

Some headlines from the world of branding: Adweek reports that Brink’s home security will change its name to Broadview. Brink’s, the armored truck company, spun off it’s commercial and residential home security business last year, giving it three years to change names. We thought the old one was fine, butMORE HERE

TAMPA – Of the places associated with cigars, there are three places: the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Tampa.Tampa is synonymous with cigars, mostly because of the Hav-A-Tampa, made by Altadis USA. If you go to Tampa’s Ybor City, please do stop in at El Sol. Can’t miss the sun logo.MORE HERE