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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Can The Patio Theater Finally Return To Its Former Glory? New Owner Aims To Bring Historic Theater Back To Life

Soon-to-be owner Chris Bauman wants to not only fix up the theater, but bring in entertainment that can pay the bills. "It's a travesty tearing theaters like these down."