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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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April 25, 2017

Jeremy Gentry is this tower's new "Musician-In-Residence" after winning a talent show. 

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April 24, 2017

A Georgia man was arrested three times in a week in Chicago, allegedly for running out on big tabs.

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April 24, 2017

The full lineup for the big summer food festival in Grant Park will be out next week.

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April 24, 2017

The park is being designed by the architects behind the 606 and Maggie Daley Park as an urban escape.

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April 21, 2017

About 13,000 people said on Facebook they're going to the post-Trump Earth Day rally for science. 

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April 21, 2017

After a long overhaul, the screens showing the faces of ordinary Chicagoans will be lit up again.

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April 21, 2017

The man said in the suit that he's still suffering from a neck injury. 

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April 21, 2017

This 60th-floor penthouse near the Old Water Tower is the ninth most expensive home for sale in Chicago.