cigashtray.jpgThe Daily News finds out where smokers can find solace and smoking friendly atmosphere. They mention while some bars are allowing smoking, ashtrays aren't available. Among the smoking bars mentioned: Galapagos, JM's Tavern, Peter's, Manhattan.

Gothamist was at Gowanus in Park Slope on Friday, where ashtrays are still out. The bartender said Gowanus and Loki were the only places on Fifth Avenue left for smokers. The fines don't go into effect until May 1, so stay tuned.

Related: Elite Modeling was sued by an employee who was sensitive to cigarette smoke. She sued under a human rights law, claiming it was a hostile environment. The jury agreed and sided with her.