21 'Grams: February

21 incredible captures that defined Chicago in February

By The Editors

21 Incredible Captures That Defined Chicago in February
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28 February 2017

The Windy City is beautiful in the winter.

This is especially true when there's no snow on the ground. 

Luckily, you were all there to document it.

Thus: the 21 photographs that defined February in our fair city, taken by you and collected by us. 

Because welcome the Year of the Rooster.

Because Ms. Dita Von Teese taught us the art of the striptease.

Future Islands playing the perfect opening night at House Of Vans Chicago

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Because the city's only indoor skate park opened, and Future Islands was there. 

Because a young Chicago rapper made Grammy history. 

Because he helped us say goodbye, too.

Because jet-skiing in February, anyone?

Because for the first time ever, Chicago had no snow in the ground in January or February ...

Walking around in a light sweater in mid-February is so odd.

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... But we did have fog. Lots of fog.

Because the Chicago Auto Show proved that all is right in The Galaxy

Because this is the way to a woman's heart. 

The way to a women's heart #whploveis

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Scracth that — this is the way to a woman's heart. 

Because chef Mike Sheerin debuted a killer menu at Rockit.

Paschke, Duotron, Yoshida. @elmhurstartmuseum #kingsandqueens exhibition design by @dercoleandynomite

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Because here's to two of our city's greatest exports: pinball and Chicago Imagism

Signs of the Times: stalwart of a classic Wicker Park. #doubledoor #wickerpark #chicago #chicagosigns

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Because we said goodbye to a legend

Because any Winterlude with Wilco is fine by us. 

Because River North's newest private bar has a hot tub. Seriously. A hot tub

Because you showed Trump your rump. 

Because we spent a Day Without Immigrants.

Happy #NotMyPresidentsDay! #Chicago #TrumpTower #Resist #Protest #PresidentsDay

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Because President's Day took on a whole new meaning. 

@ptscoffee pulling shots at #uppersanddowners yesterday.

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Because who doesn't like their uppers with a some downers?

Because it might be warm, but it ain't beach season yet.

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