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This is the 10th year we are hosting the smoker, and every year it gets bigger and better!
Join your smoke and fetish brothers for an afternoon of cigars, pipes, gear, drinks and snacks in a private indoor smoking lounge and outdoor area (weather permitting). Enjoy special discounts for IML attendees on select cigars, humidors, lighters, accessories and more. Your hosts for this 9th annual event are Todd Davidson (Mr. Leather 64Ten Contest Co-Producer and Cellblock Leatherman 2006) and the men of The Breeches and Leather Uniform Fan Club of Chicago (BLUFChicago).
ENTRANCE FEE: $5 (to cover drinks, snacks and event fee).
DRESS CODE: You are welcome to wear whatever you want to the event, but in the celebration of the event weekend we encourage you to wear leather uniforms, motorcycle leather, fabric uniforms, bar leather rubber, sports gear, jeans and a t-shirt, etc. Just make sure it is street legal and G-rated :-).
LOCATION: Blue Havana is at 3240 N. Clark St, Chicago IL 60657. Since Chicago banned smoking in Jan 2008 in all indoor spaces except 5 cigar shops, and Blue Havana is the only gay-friendly place to enjoy cigars and hang with your friends (or making new ones!).
RSVP REQUIRED: Reserve your spot and preferred admission to attend this very popular event as soon as possible. First click “Going” on this invite, then send your RSVP (include your name(s) and # of guests) to: You can still attend without an RSVP, but space may be limited.
HOW TO GET TO THE EVENT: Getting to Blue Havana from the host hotel is an easy 20 minute ride:
CAB: From the host hotel, get to Lake Shore Drive, go North and exit at Belmont (go West). Go about 3/4 mile and turn right (Northwest) on Clark Street - the shop is on your left a few stores north of Belmont Avenue. Metered parking is $4 for every 2 hours.
CTA subway / “L” trains (get a reloadable Ventra card): Take Congress and go 2 short blocks West, walk North 1 ½ blocks to the Red Line subway station at Jackson and State (0 East/350 South). Take the Red Line North (towards the Howard stop). Get off at Belmont - when you get to street level, there is a stoplight right there - walk away from it (walk due East towards the Lake). Go to the first light (Clark St), turn Left, The shop is a 1/2 block down.
GENERAL INFO: Even though the event is Saturday, you are more than welcome to visit Blue Havana anytime during IML. The hours are Mon-Thurs 12pm-9pm, Fri & Sat 12pm-12am and Sunday 11am-7pm.
This event is not advertised through IML, so invite your friends to come by sharing this event!

ABOUT The Breeches and Leather Uniform Fan Club of Chicago (BLUFChicago) is the local social club of , an international community of men of any sexual orientation who enjoy full leather uniforms, motorcycle leather and breeches with fabric uniforms as seen in the art of Tom of Finland and Etinne. BLUFChicago hosts cigar parties throughout the year at Blue Havana and monthly leather and uniform parties attended by both members and leather fans in full leather and other fetish wear on GEAR Night at Touché and other Venues around Chicago. In addition to promoting leather and fetish wear, the club also helps to raise funds for the Broadway Youth Center, Vital Bridges Food Pantry and supports other fundraising efforts by other groups. Membership is free. For information on membership visit or, Facebook Twitter and Google+. While here for the event, feel free to ask any BLUF member for more information about the club or how to become a member.
  • Blue Havana Cigar Shop & Lounge
    3240 N Clark St, Chicago
  • Saturday May 27
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