A Month of Sun, Music and Baseball, in 21 Photos

No reading required. Just looking.

By Reuben Brody

21 of the Best Pics of L.A. in September
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29 September 2016

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 Empire of the Sun played a private show at Capitol Records
Taken by Mark Houston at Capitol Records


Because the water conservation themed pottery exhibit at Plummer Park is worth a stroll
Taken at Plummer Park


Because a fall hair cut shouldn't stop at the head
Taken by the Men’s Groomer at Chris McMillan Salon


Because someone still knows how to two-step
Taken at Grand Central Market

rigorous. #fuckyourpastamachine #sfogliamattarello #pastacartel @felixlosangeles

A photo posted by EVAN FUNKE (@evanfunke) on


Because we can’t wait for the pasta master to transform Joe’s in Venice into Felix
Taken by Chef Evan Funke at Felix


Because Malibu with a swimming pool
Taken by Steve Shaw in Malibu

A photo posted by Danielle Bernabe (@dbernabe) on


Because if Nathaniel Rateliff sees you having too much fun, he repositions you to the stage
Taken by Daniel Barnabe at the Greek Theater


Because the end of the week should be enjoyed with friends over drinks
Taken by Red White and Blue at The Idle Hour


Because watches should be one-of-a-kind, and that's all Huckleberry makes
Taken by Huckleberry


Because Eat the River is a pottery exhibit we want in our kitchen
Taken by Please Do Not Enter at the L.A. River

A photo posted by I V Y MILLER (@ivuss) on


Because support your local avocado farmer
Taken by Ivy Miller

A letter from Patti Smith to Robert Mapplethorpe, July, 1969. "...loving you."

A photo posted by Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles (@acedtla) on


Because love letters are the only mail worth saving forever, especially when they’re from Patti Smith
Taken by The Ace Hotel in DTLA

Half time and we're winning 21-0... It's a good day to be a Trojan.

A photo posted by Gate 28 Apparel™ (@gate28apparel) on


Because college football is in full swing
Taken by Gate 28 Apparel at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


Because you've gotta watch at least one movie in the park every summer
Taken by Barnsdall Park


Because nice disguise
Taken by Anna Schilling at Kraftwerk at the Hollywood Bowl


Because sometimes you gotta let a foul ball go
Taken by Hadley Tomicki at Dodger Stadium


Because heat waves are best with cocktails on E.P.’s rooftop
Taken by Meghan Patke at E.P. in West Hollywood

A photo posted by Peter John (@pjroca) on


Because it was a stunning day for the Abbot Kinney Festival
Taken by Peter John in Venice Beach


Because charcoal is better
Taken by Venice Brooks Fest at General Admission

A photo posted by roobonics (@reubenbrody) on


Because watching a marine layer roll through is a beautiful thing
Taken by Reuben Brody at Los Liones Trail

Thank you Vin!

A photo posted by Eric Garcetti (@ericgarcetti) on


Because we’ll never be able to replace a mensch like Vin Scully
Taken by Mayor Eric Garcetti at Dodger Stadium

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