The Chicago Transit Authority is tearing down the Wells Street bridge, disrupting Brown and Purple Line service for at least a week. This is an unedited time lapse of the first 48 hours of construction as iron workers went about the 24-hour-a-day task of breaking down the 90-year-old bridge. http://www.suntimes.com/18527072-761/wells-street-bridge-shutdown-begins-tonight.html
Chicago favorite Wilco - or most of the band - play live in a benefit at the Riviera Theatre in the Uptown neighborhood in December of 2007 for Barack Obama as he embarked on his historic run to the presidency. Here is the raw video of that night's performance.
Chicago Chicano alt rockers Allá played an intimate show at Permanent Records during West Side Days in Chicago. Here are some highlights from the show and the band talking about their sound, their heritage and what's next.