Luke Bryan Partners With Friend to Open Florida Cigar Shop
Things are getting a little smoky in Luke Bryan's world. The country superstar has teamed up with a fishing buddy, Paul Copeland, to open a cigar shop in Florida.
Shore Thing Cigars is located in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., at the Hub, a shopping, dining and entertainment area on Highway 30A. On its Facebook page, Shore Thing Cigars calls itself a "lifestyle lounge, cold beer and premium cigar experience;" the local paper, the Walton Sun, reports that the establishment features a selection of high-end beers and wines, an outdoor patio and an indoor lounge, as well as a walk-in humidor with hundreds of hand-rolled cigars from the Dominican Republic and Honduras.
Copeland is Shore Thing Cigar's managing partner and mostly holds the reins to the place, while Bryan is a "'friendly' partner," per the Walton Son. The two met a year ago, at Copeland's Nashville cigar bar, and became fishing buddies before partnering to open the new store. Copeland tells the newspaper that the singer has a home nearby and has been known to drop by from time to time; to that point, Bryan appears in numerous photos on the shop's Facebook page.
As far as his music career goes, Bryan recently landed his 16th career No. 1 song with his newest single, “Huntin’, FIshin’ and Lovin’ Every Day;” the tune is also Bryan’s fourth consecutive No. 1 song from his latest album, Kill the Lights. The country superstar is currently out on the road, on his Kill the Lights Tour, and in the fall, Bryan will embark on his eighth annual Farm Tour and release his first-ever Farm Tour EP, Here’s to the Farmer.
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