Howdy y'all! In the next couple of weeks, we will be opening our second location! TCVE is located in downtown east Austin, Texas. I will post more pics and information as we continue to get the store ready to open. We are in the process of getting a mural of Richard Overton on the side of our building. The family gave us permission to honor this American hero, and cigar legend. When it is safe, please come to Austin, or beeuudaful Buda, and visit us!! I promise you will be well taken care of!
For those members that might not know about Richard Overton and his connection here to CG, he was America's oldest living WWII vet that smoked a dozen cigars every day up until his death at 112 years old. The Washington Post did an editorial on him in 2015 (as did countless other publications thereafter):
No one here on CG knew this gentleman and he wasn't a member of our forum, but in typical Geek fashion, we decided to bomb him for his 109th birthday. Members researched to find his address, and Nirab wasn't too far away and volunteered to deliver the bomb personally. What happened after that was touching: