Arts & Entertainment | December 2, 2016 9:00 am

November in Chicago, in 21 Pictures

You took them. We picked the best of them.

By The Editors

Everyone knows Chicago is a toddlin’ town. But it’s also a picturesque one, as far as toddlin’ goes.

Proof is in the 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 Instagram captures. 


A photo posted by jasonmpeterson (@jasonmpeterson) on

Because this is the exact moment you’ll be talking about for the rest of your life. 

Because it happened. 

Because that, my friend, is what we call dedication. 

#ChicagoCubs #WorldSeries #Chicago #Cubs #WorldSeries #WorldSeriesChampions #WorldSeriesChamps #Cubsparade #GrantPark

A photo posted by Joshua Mellin (@joshuamellin) on

Because this is what the seventh largest gathering in human history looks like. 

Because here’s to the next generation of Cubs fans.

Stay hopeful

A photo posted by Adam Yafai (@damnyafai) on

Because you may or may have not survived talking politics at the table this Thanksgiving.

It says everything

A photo posted by Zach Lipson [chicago] (@zachlipson) on

Because whoever said a picture is worth a thousand words wasn’t lying.

Because two Chicago greats met at the White House.

Detail of @sean_newport at #SOFAchicago #sofaexpo @cordesafineart #chubbsofa

A photo posted by Alicia BP (@puigypics) on

Because SOFA Chicago did not fail to impress.

Because this super moon at the Diana Thater exhibit at the MCA is a must-see. 

Because the real #supermoon was a must-see. 

Because hoping your Turkey Day spread looked as good as this. 

SOON. #GooseBlackFriday #BourbonCountyStout

A photo posted by Goose Island Beer Co. (@gooseisland) on

Because this is how we celebrate Black Friday around these parts. 

Because there’s a Starman waiting in the sky.

Because it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas …

Finally caught the CTA Holiday Train #

A photo posted by Pete Ran (@outoftomorrows) on

everywhere you go.

Season theme!!

A photo posted by Marcelino DeLosSantos (@mldsphotography) on

Because time to lace up the skates and show ’em a thing or two.

#SubChroma2016 #CanvasChi

A photo posted by Stephanie Jensen (@schtephyy) on

Because if you missed Sub Chroma, you missed the most visually stunning party of the year.

The Robey hotel tower guards #artdeco #architecture #chicago #therobey #hotel

A photo posted by Nicolas Schuybroek (@nicolasschuybroek) on

Because there’s a new hotel in Wicker Park, with the best view of the neighborhood to boot.

#pekingduck @funfunchinese

A photo posted by Neil Burger (@neiljohnburger) on

Because Randolph Row’s new chinese joint is already has us salvating.

Because safe holiday travels to all!