21 'Grams: January

The first 30 days of 2017, in 21 pictures

By Shari Gab

21 'Grams: January
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31 January 2017

One month of 2017 is officially on the books.

On 30 days' evidence, safe to say it's going to be an eventful year.

But in case you missed it (HA!), this is 21 'Grams, our compendium of the month that was, as told by 21 of our favorite social media-savvy shutterbugs.

From no-pants subway shenanigans to a Coney Island plunge, from MLK to JFK, let's review.

A photo posted by Kwitny (@kwitny) on


Because don't let the cold keep you down


Because slowing down once in a while has its benefits


Because Public School at the Cadillac House is a smash hit


Because our stomachs made us do it


Because you're a good man, Billy Reid (stay tuned for the interview next month!)


Because 35 days is the perfect amount of time to age a steak


Because we're not going back to square one


Because it's business as usual


Because MLK asked whether we will choose community or chaos


Because de Blasio believes the noble struggle should be worn as a badge of honor

A photo posted by Gothamist (@gothamist) on


Because one way to get woke (literally) is to start a new year with a polar plunge


Because last one in is a rotten egg


Because everyone is welcome here

A photo posted by @likearitual on


Because in the presence of hunters, we gather 


Because honesty is always the best policy

A photo posted by Green Beach (@greenbeachco) on


Because change comes in all shapes and sizes

A photo posted by Gina LeVay (@ginalevay) on


Because family matters

A photo posted by Alex Beech (@newyorkmonk) on


Because life's too short not to have a sense of humor

A video posted by Raley Delk Beggs (@raleydb) on


Because instruments of peace can be actual instruments

A photo posted by TIME (@time) on


Because patriotism lives


Because what else do you need?

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