Whether he is you father or the father to your offspring, the man deserves some spoiling. These shops won't disappoint when it comes to making your man happy.
Who says you have to be a guitar virtuoso to shop here? I'd like to think of this place as the perfect gift shop for... perhaps... that special someone who plays an instrument. Don't have the cash for a Les Paul standard? Grab a handful of picks and a capo and call it a day!
If you're looking to splurge a bit, this is the place to go. It's worth every penny to look like you're worth millions of pennies. Classy, sophisticated and sharp. How could you want to be anything less than this?
When I lived in the East village this charming shop was literally the only place to get quality unique gifts. They have the perfect mix of feminine and masculine items here... everything from scented candles to local designer button downs to quirky novelty gifts.
Please come here with time to spend because every time you turn your head, you discover something new. Filled to the ceiling with cool gadgets and kitchenware you will go in wanting a bowl and come out with a pair of dolphin salt and pepper shakers and a porcelain paper towel holder. This is a great gift shop as well for those who like to spend their time in the kitchen. And I'm not just talkin' to the ladies.
If you can't find something here for everyone, then I'm sorry to say... something might be wrong with you. Filled with sleek designs by top notch artists, you can find tiny gadgets to chic furniture to books to jewelry to stuffed animals to to to to everything!
It's so exciting when coffee shops double as other kind of shops. In this case, these guys mix coffee and books. Why isn't this the norm?? Throw down a double shot of Espresso and peruse the wide array of unique and hard-to-find books. A perfect place for you or a perfect place for you loved one.
Don't you hate it when you go into a hardware store and ask where the drill bits are and they say, "Aww, just ran out." Well, this Harlem based shop is not guilty of that. Without fail, every time I come here, they always have exactly what I'm looking for. That can really make or break a day.
This place is like a NYC fixture and now has a donation center! Hooray! Rummage through unique items and you will be sure to walk out with that one-of-a-kind item. From vintage clothing to glassware, they have it all!
Every city needs a kitschy, quirky shop like this. You can stay here for a good chunk of time and still miss out on some crazy gadget and toys. This is where you need to get all your gifts!
Just when you thought all guy's clothing looks the same, a gem like this pops up. If there is a man in your life, and I'm sure there is on some level, please bring him here or surprise him with your own purchases. He will love you forever... or at least until you go back to get those cargo pants you've had your eye on.
What dude doesn't look hot in military garb? Whether he's a true veteran, someone who plays one on TV or someone who wishes he were either, a pair of steel-toe biker boots and a camouflage T-shirt will make any man, woman or child swoon.