By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Feb 14, 2021 at 1:31 PM

It was -2 degrees at 9 a.m. this morning, but that didn't stop about 20 people from meeting at "Dandelion Hill," on the corner of Oklahoma Avenue and Ellen Street in Bay View to create a frozen message of love for Valentine's Day.

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The group, organized by Beth Eaton via Facebook, individually created colorful ice chunks (water, food coloring) of all shapes and sizes over the past week and then met up this morning with their bags of ice to create the word "LOVE" on the side of the hill. 

"Voila! Community art at its finest," says participant Nichole Williams.

Swing by and check it out if you're in the neighborhood this week. Temperatures aren't expected to get above freezing until next weekend.

Happy Valentine's Day, Milwaukee!

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Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.

As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.

She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that. 

Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.

Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.

In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!

When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.