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David Matthews

Reporter/Producer @DavidLMatthews dmatthews@dnainfo.com

David Matthews is a reporter/producer covering Downtown Chicago for DNAinfo, including the Loop, River North, the Gold Coast and Streeterville.

Dave comes to DNAinfo.com from Crain’s Chicago Business, where he covered real estate and broke news on everything from celebrity home purchases to the aftermath of Chicago’s foreclosure crisis. While at Crain’s, Dave received a Community Investment Award from the Woodstock Institute and a nomination for a Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club.

Previously, Dave worked for Suburban Life Publications in Chicago’s western suburbs and also contributed to The Pantagraph and Patch.com.

A Bloomington-Normal native, Dave graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He lives in Lakeview.

Fun fact: Dave shares Bulls season tickets with friends.

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July 21, 2017

Ald. Pat Dowell said CPS' plan to close and convert the high school will lead to more diversity.

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July 20, 2017

The festival starts Friday night at Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury St.

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July 19, 2017

A rendering showing the project at 700 W. Chicago Ave. was mistakenly put online, Tribune Media said.  

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July 18, 2017

Justin Milos, 30, of Mount Prospect has been charged with a rash of high-end bicycle thefts.

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July 18, 2017

Illinois is paying lotto winners again, and is looking for the owner of a winning ticket set to expire.

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July 17, 2017

Music starts at 6:30 p.m. with Big Thief and Overcoats.

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July 17, 2017

Flavors include cinnamon peach biscuit, Alphonso mango and double dark chocolate.

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July 17, 2017

The suspect groped the teenager Friday afternoon near Auditorium Theatre.