Gift Guide 2010: The Culture Snob

ArtWeLove brings customers limited-run prints without too much sticker shock attached. This Abraham Lincoln portrait, from New-York based artist Quentin Curry, is as interesting up close as it is from far away--much like the statesman himself. $675 for a 25"x25" print.

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Despite its decidedly down-home menu, B. Smith's, located on Restaurant Row in the theatre district, has garnered accolades from OpenTable, Mademoiselle, and beyond. Fill up on homestyle banana walnut pancakes before attending an afternoon performance. 

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These paddles have an appeal beyond their kitsch factor--they were created in a limited run of 150 and are signed and numbered by artist Charles Lutz. $50.

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Any true New Yorker will love this poster for its message, and any . $30 at Etsy.com.

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Disguise your yuppie technology in a stately leather cover that could fit right in on any intellectual's bookshelf. $69.

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