Arts & Entertainment | October 31, 2016 9:00 am

October 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. 

javi & chema holding down the fort

A photo posted by Peter Hinsdale (@chippercentral) on

Because 26 miles is nothing when you’re 45,000 strong.

A photo posted by Michael Salisbury (@msalisbu) on

Because Englewood was home to everyone’s favorite #OHC2016 site. 

Because in a city like ours, always remember to look up.

Shorter days, longer shadows // #Chitecture

A photo posted by Nick Ulivieri (@nick_ulivieri) on

Because shorter days bring a new way of seeing things.

C(.)(.)L #checkyoself #breastcancerawareness

A photo posted by Emma Ross (@emmavross) on

Because for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Havas Chicago taught us how to play with boobs responsibly

Because where else can you find a tattoo shop in a museum?

Hey, Chicago, what do you say?

A photo posted by cubs (@cubs) on

Because never forget where you were on October 22, 2016.

#w

A photo posted by AJ Chicago (@themoneyteam_aj) on

Because Wrigleyville knows how to celebrate. 

Because Ws, Ws everywhere.

Because you need more veggies in your life.

Because a little (read: a lot of) chocolate cake wouldn’t hurt, either.

Pussy’s Protest = Success #GOPhandsoffme #dumptrump #pussygrabsback #myroommatehasapussy

A photo posted by Megan Miller (@meganleemiller) on

Because the pussy is not afraid to grab back.

@kanyewest

A photo posted by ashley taylor. (@ashtaylaf) on

Because Kanye came home and put on a show of a lifetime.

Because Barack came home and voted early.

Because the Ear Taxi Festival proved there’s a place for new music in Chicago.

Because here’s to a great year for international film.

Our favorite city escape

A photo posted by Anjali Pinto – Photographer (@anjalipinto) on

Because you must add the Ryerson Conservation Area to your fall outdoor escape list.

Because just one idea is never enough.

Last nights @eyeeaters Dinner was just beautiful Thank you all for coming. #eyeeaters #eyeeaterssociety

A photo posted by Paul Octavious (@pauloctavious) on

Because sometimes you have dinner in a room full of masked strangers.

last night’s aura portrait by @radianthuman_

A photo posted by Annabel Leigh (@annabelleigh_) on

Because who needs creepy clowns?