DESTINATION: New York City...MOSAICStyle's Whirlwind Weekend

MOSAICStyle loves the pulse and energy of New York City! Each visit to this international mecca is filled with new-found discovery. Our list of recent NYC favorites:

Stay: The Benjamin Hotel, a stylish setting, sophisticated service, and classic elegance. Conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan in a classic 1927 building carefully restored to its original grandeur, The Benjamin Hotel provides discerning New York City travelers with a warm, intimate atmosphere and the utmost in unparalleled personal attention.

Play: Nikki Beach Midtown. The world famous ambience of international Nikki Beach is effortlessly captured in this hot spot. Nikki Midtown combines classic beach club elegance with Manhattan sophistication. Featuring an all white decor, vaulted ceilings, bamboo posts and rustic wood tables, this venue is perfect for an after-work happy hour or cocktails and late night dancing.

Shop: Eclectic boutiques and specialty stores on Mott Street and its environs in Nolita. Home to MOSAIC vendor Coclico's store, this shopping destination is a weekend must. Choose from small, independent labels to popular designers like Sigerson Morrison among others.

Dine: Serafina on Broadway. Located in the recently renovated Dream Hotel, Serafina serves up rustic Italian classics with whimsical flair-under Murano glass chandeliers, mosaic tile walls and delicately hand painted vaulted ceilings. The perfect location for a weekend brunch or an early dinner before the theater. Try their delicious wood-oven pizzas, seafood and pasta. Consistently divine!