The city, not the band.

3,500 kids in Chicago Public Schools are learning Chinese
That's out of 435,000, making it less than 1% of students.
Review of the M.I.A./LCD Soundsystem show in Chicago
With links to other reviews and photos.
Brief review of the UK hiphop scene as well as the Dizzee Rascal and Roots Manuva concerts in Chicago
Jon is incorrect in his interpretation in the first paragraph: The Streets, Dizzee Rascal, Wiley and M.I.A. are unquestionably hiphop.
Brad reviews the Dizzee Rascal concert in Chicago
He says the show was not sold out, comfirming what I've read about Dizzee's other performances. Grime is still a blip on the radar in North America.
Cool first-person account of CTA trains that crashed in 2001
I don't think dude is going to hear from the girl some 4 years later, though.
Sounds of Chicago Transit Authority train and bus announcements
I'm sure there's a point to this site, but I don't know what it is.
CTA tattler: Seen and heard on the Chicago Transit Authority
Somebody should do this for Vancouver.