October in New York, in 21 PIctures

Every which way you look in N.Y.C., there’s something begging to be photographed. 

Lady Liberty. Manhattanhenge. Cronuts.

Which is why a tried-and-true New Yorker looks beyond the obvious for a great shot (see — gulp — above).

That’s the ethos behind 21 ‘Grams, our review of the month that was, as told by 21 of our favorite social media-savvy shutterbugs.

A photo posted by Humza Deas (@humzadeas) on


Because this is a tale of two bridges


Because we found the world’s largest Pac-man in Connecticut

A photo posted by CompanyXIV (@companyxiv) on


Because Company XIV is keeping New York weird

A photo posted by Grain Gallery (@graingallery) on


Because we want to hear his stories

A photo posted by TAG Heuer (@tagheuer) on


Because Iris Apfel is a real knockout


Because ‘Hey Tamara Mellon, nice shoes.”

A photo posted by Nicolas Heller (@newyorknico) on


Because this needs to be a meme

A photo posted by RACHEL | NYC (@rcorrera) on


Because Pasta. On. Demand.

It’s lonely up here.

A photo posted by NYC | HeavyMinds (@heavy_minds) on


Because this daredevil will be missed


Because here, you’re never alone


Because New Yorkers wear black


Because some things are just too perfect to eat

A photo posted by Justin (@shennotchen) on


Because nature needs no filter

A photo posted by Balaram Stack (@_balaram) on


Because the swell is worth the freezing cold

A photo posted by ™ (@lastsuspect) on


Because this moment is a masterpiece

A photo posted by 13thwitness (@13thwitness) on


Because there’s a whole other city under our feet

A photo posted by Cristian Movila (@cmovila) on


Because famous documentarians roam Williamsburg from time to time


Because there are little moments of peace and quiet everywhere if you know where to look

A photo posted by Peter Crosby (@pbcrosby) on


Because holy sh*t this barn is on fire!


Because Bacardi knows how to throw one helluva party


Because we wouldn’t mind getting in the ring at Gleason’s with Gigi Hadid