As the weather warms up, outdoor activities will slowly begin to trump watching television in your apartment. Music festivals, block parties, picnics, and people-watching on the stoop will alll become par for the course. And, while being in the presence of others is fun in and of itself, a drink (or several) doesn't hurt the situation. The law generally frowns on this sort of behavior, but where there is a will, there is a way.

There are a ton of wacky flasks and strange contraptions that can be used to sneak a few sips of booze in public, but if you just want to maintain your dignity and enjoy your spirits without legal interference at the same damn time, take note of these 10 Essentials for Drinking in Public.

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