Senator Chuck Schumer drinks beer with Williamsburg Hipsters at Crown Vik. [via Gothamist]

A pho-flavored cocktail exists, and is being served at Emmanuelle in Philadelphia. [via Serious Eats: Drinks]

Introducing the FlaskTie, a necktie that holds your booze. [via]

The tragedy of the pina colada, and why the drink should be redeemed. [via NPR]

5 great hidden cocktail bars in Los Angeles. [via LAWeekly]

Eater’s hangover observations from the Aspen Food & Wine Classic 2013 [via Eater]

Improv Everywhere pranks people by turning a Brooklyn bar into an establishment straight out of the 1860’s. Sounds like every other bar in Brooklyn. [via Vimeo]