Only in New York: Where to Be

Don't miss these local hot spots between screenings

Boys club

Check out the new Tom Ford store, with its 10,000 square feet of dapper ready-to-wear suits (starting at $3,200; socks cost $75) with hand-knotted lapel buttons and BlackBerry pockets. This is not a collection of trendy duds destined to expire on a whim. Ford — known for his open shirts and sexy smirk — has designed smart clothes for the type of man who makes eye contact and returns phone calls. Don’t miss the beaver-pelt rugs.

845 Madison Ave.; (212) 359-0300

Book smart

Anyone with even a flicker of interest in photography can stoke the flame at Dashwood Books, a quaint downstairs shop devoted to art-book addicts. Browse limited editions, out-of-print books and imports from far-flung regions like Tokyo and Vienna; don’t miss collector tomes from Cindy Sherman, Irving Penn and Bruce Weber. Witty proprietor David Strettell will provide guidance to newbie bibiliophiles.

33 Bond St.; (212) 387-8520

Pomeranc’s pick

Need a cold beer? Hotelier (the Roosevelt, 60 Thompson) Jason Pomeranc — whose newest hotel and condo development, Smyth, is in Tribeca — leads the way: “Walkers bar is my favorite spot in Tribeca. It is hard-edged, yet has a certain warmth. Walkers has seen the entire evolution of Tribeca from New York’s real estate frontier to multimillion-dollar lofts, glamorous hotels and gourmet restaurants. And yet it maintains its timeless charm and has the best burger in town.”

16 N. Moore St; (212) 941-0142

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