August in LA, in 21 Pictures
You took them. We picked out the best of them.
To call L.A. a superficial town is in and of itself a superficial comment. This town is brimming with soul — assuming you know where to look.
A good place to start: Instagram.
With that in mind, we bring you 21 ‘Grams, a review of the month that was in our fair city, as told by 21 of our favorite social media-savvy shutterbugs.
Because the Liquid Shark is a welcome addition to the DTLA public art scene
Because rush hour is a dish best served with a pit stop for ice cream
Because these house plants are exceptionally drought-resistant
Because he’s our favorite creep
Because we don’t just fly our freak flag, we wear it
Because sometimes they build you up just to tear you down
Because what a strangely beautiful smogtastic day
Because Here’s Looking at You wins restaurant of summer
Because we tasted the rainbow and it was way better than a bag of Skittles
Because not all morning commutes are created equal
Because David Hockney knows how to celebrate the National Parks Centennial
Because the Rams are back, baby!
Because the L.A. River is one of our city’s most impressive canvases
Because he’s gonna tear the roof off this sucka
Because our beaches look best in bird’s-eye
Because sometimes we’re glad it’s so very, very, miserably hot out
Because there is no one like Grace Jones
Because California isn’t the only thing on fire
Because we finally got to dance ourselves clean again
Because “The most certain and the most ignorant are the most terrifying” –Guillermo del Toro
Because we could all stand to spend more time with a good book
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