With all of the restaurant review sites and foodie blogs on the Internet, you'd think that everything you need to know about food and drink in New York has already been written. Though you can find dozens of takes on your favorite Thai restaurants and infinite blurbs on every cocktail bar, there are still some vital critiques missing.
Drinking in public is the number two pastime among New Yorkers (after being an asshole), and, to date, there has been no definitive ranking of New York’s parks in terms of brown bag boozing. You're in luck. Our citywide nightmare is over. After today, you no longer have to take a wild guess at which park best suits your public drinking needs. Head over to your bodega and grab your bottle of choice (just don’t forget it’s cash only). Here are New York City’s Parks Ranked By How Good They Are For Drinking 40s.