Monday night's freezing rain produced a layer of ice on any surface that was below freezing.Kelly Bauer/Block Club Chicago

Ice Trees Are Everywhere As Freezing Rain Covers Chicago In A Slick Blanket

The rain produced a layer of ice on everything from our street signs to our trees, but don't get distracted by the beauty. Experts say the ice can be dangerous.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.