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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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September 25, 2017

Forum 55 is set to open next month in Jewelers Row. 

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September 25, 2017

The rooftop bar will also play "Baby Driver," "Elf" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

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September 25, 2017

The Downtown sandwich shop is selling $1 sandwich/chip combos for its first anniversary. 

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September 25, 2017

The victims moved to Chicago just three weeks ago. 

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September 22, 2017

A mural will honor Chicago's women, puppies are up for adoption and Eddie Vedder is jamming with locals.

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September 22, 2017

The salvos of Nintendo character sticky note art began last week. 

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September 21, 2017

Renowned artist Kerry James Marshall's massive piece will honor Oprah, Gwendolyn Brooks and more.