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Updated List of Cigar Retailers

Rocky Patel

I am proud to announce the production and distribution of the new BSB #1 Bernie Parent cigar, exclusively prepared by Rocky Patel. Being a cigar enthusiast, I am delighted and honored to have built a relationship with Rocky Patel and company, and to be a part of this process every step of the way.

The BSB#1 Bernie Parent cigars, which were developed by Mish Patel himself, are comprised of an Ecuadorian Havana seed wrapper, a medium to full body blend, and packaged in a dedicatory orange and black box, of course. The bands around the cigar are even in the shape of goalie pads.

This experience is unique and exciting, and I can’t wait to hear some feedback after the debut of the initial 500 boxes.  Visit the Rocky Patel Premium Cigars site at www.rockypatel.com or check with your favorite cigar shop to see if they’ll be available near you.


Below is an updated list of locations that will supply the BSB #1 cigars (AVAILABLE NOW):


NJ Cigar Vault, Swedesboro, NJ
Nero’s, Haddonfield, NJ
Sea-gars, Rio Grande, NJ
A Time for Wine, Atlantic City, NJ                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Oro Cubano, Vineland, NJ
Ocean Cigars, Ocean City, NJ


Ned’s Cigar Store, Newtown, PA
Old Havana Cigar Co., West Chester, PA
Tinder Box, Haveford, PA
The Tobacco Co., Lemoyne, PA
DnS Cigar Lounge, Lancaster, PA
Planet RYO, Lancaster, PA
Wooden Indian Cigar Co., Havertown, PA
Mr. Stogy’s, Morrisville, PA
Twin Shoppe, Philadelphia, PA
BnB International Cigars, Philadelphia, PA
Sir Stogies, Gilbertsville, PA
Genuine Tobacco, Millersville, PA
Light n Up Cigars, Fraser, PA
JM Cigars, Exton, PA
Cigars Plus, Wyomissing, PA
Leaf & Bean Strip, Pittsburgh, PA
Leaning House Fine Cigars, Belle Vernon, PA
Penn Ohio Cigar Co., Sharon, PA
Back Mountain Tobacco, Dallas, PA
International Tobacco, King of Prussia, PA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Famous Smoke Shop, Easton, PA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ace Tobacco Towne, Cheltenham, PA
Xander’s Bada Bing Lounge, Philadelphia, PA
Cigar Cigars, Horsham, PA
Sellersville Beverage, Sellersville, PA
Black Cat Cigar Co., Norristown, PA
Goose’s Tobacco Outlet, Limerick, PA
Cold Spring Beverage, Newtown, PA
Philadelphia Cigar Co., Philadelphia, PA
Cigar Barn, Yardley, PA


Cigar-ette City, Newark, DE
Tobacco Field, Wilmington, DE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Books & Tobacco, Wilmington, DE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Liberty Barbers, Middletown, DE


Labor Day Weekend with a Legend


First and foremost, we want to thank the loyal fans of all ages for joining us at Gateway 26 every week. Join me this Saturday, August 31st, 2013, at Gateway 26 Casino/Arcade from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Gateway 26 is located at 26th Street and Boardwalk in North Wildwood, New Jersey.


For the past two summers, I have partnered with Gateway 26 to bring a unique opportunity for hockey fans of all ages at the heart of the Wildwood boardwalk. We have established a fan meet-and-greet, with the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of my book, “Journey Through Risk and Fear,” exclusive, autographed 8 x 10 photos, and autographs on items of your choice.




Autograph with photo opportunity: $20.00


All proceeds go to The Bethesda Project, A Caring Family for Philadelphia’s Homeless


 Enjoy your last weekend of the summer in The Wildwoods!




Dinner with my Buddy Glen Macnow


Always a great time with my buddy Glen Macnow and his son, Alex!


7/8 and 7/15 at Gateway 26

Gateway 26 and I have partnered to bring a unique opportunity for hockey fans of all ages on the Wildwood boardwalk.. We have established a fan meet-and-greet, with the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of my book, “Journey Through Risk and Fear,” exclusive, autographed photos, and autographs on items of your choice. First and foremost, we want to thank the loyal fans for joining us last summer, making the experience each week a huge success!




Gateway 26 and I will continue to bring you this exclusive experience:

EVERY Monday night for the rest of the summer at Gateway 26 Casino/Arcade from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Gateway 26 is located at 26th Street and Boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey.




Autograph with photo opportunity: $20.00


All proceeds go to The Bethesda Project, A Caring Family for Philadelphia’s Homeless


 Enjoy The Wildwoods! Can’t wait to see you there!


Live to Laugh, Laugh to Live

Click here to read the original article on Philly.com.


Some cancer patients were told that they had three months to live, marking the time that would prove to be the most trying, exhausting, and heartbreaking point in their lives. But the amazing thing about these extraordinary people is that they decided to continue laughing through the hard times; laughing at their families, laughing at their pets, laughing at a movie on TV or a story in the newspaper every morning. Those three months passed and when they came back to see their doctors, it turned out that their tumors were benign or their cancer had disappeared, and they attributed their healthy outcomes to laughter.

Without question, this is the extreme example of the effects of laughter and how it can improve your quality of life. Understand that laughter psychologically puts you in the state of having fun. You are enjoying the present moment and it shows when you throw your head back, hold your stomach, and you just can’t control your laughter. The day goes by so much faster when you’re having fun, so why not laugh your way through the day?

There is no need to explain how laughter and worry are polar opposites. It’s just the way life is; light during the day and dark at night. Both are necessities. They have to exist, because if you didn’t have worries, you wouldn’t know laughter.

The most powerful thing about laughter is that it has the ability to put you in neutral. Personally, laughter puts me at peace and is a crucial part of my happiness. When I’m busy worrying about my problems, I could turn on ten different talk radio stations, but I’ll find them all boring. And the only person to blame for that is me. When I make it a point to be happy, smile, and laugh my way into a good mood, I turn the same talk radio stations on, and I think they’re hilarious. It all comes from within.

To the person that hasn’t laughed in months and years simply because you have forgotten how to and you find yourself in a deep depression … use your imagination. It all comes back to what you’re thinking about.

Laugh at yourself. Laugh at children. Laugh at that ridiculous comment you heard on the radio. And when you’re laughing, you’re attracting people. Everyone wants to be around someone that knows how to have fun. Socialization can go a long way when you are trying to bring yourself out of depression.

Remember to not sweat the small stuff. There’s never a happy medium between depression and happiness. It’s one or the other, and you are the only one that has the ability to change it.

Make a list of 10 different things you love to do. One of mine happens to be on a boat, offshore, tuna fishing. But tomorrow, I don’t want to go f***ing tuna fishing, I want to go feed the ducks at the pond. When the list has been exhausted, make another one. And I guarantee you’ll find something to laugh about while you’re doing the things you love.

When I wake up in the morning, I look at myself in the mirror and laugh at myself. It is important to add some cheer into your day-to-day life and stop taking yourself so seriously. Don’t scold yourself for the mistake you just made. Laugh at it. The more you beat yourself up over your slip-up, the more power you give it and you allow it to consume your thoughts, even your entire day.

When I’m in a bad mood, I don’t see anything around me but problems. But when I feel good, I see everything. I see nature. I see people. I see happiness.

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