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David Matthews

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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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November 1, 2017

The girls and their mother are "doing well," an official said.

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November 1, 2017

Taco Bell is giving away Doritos Locos tacos Wednesday afternoon. Here's where to find yours.

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November 1, 2017

The restrictions will be enforced two hours before each event and last until one hour after the event.

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November 1, 2017

Trump Tower did not exist in 1984. Also the scene takes place in what would be the middle of the lake.

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November 1, 2017

This year's Christkindlmarket, Chicago's big Daley Plaza holiday fair, kicks off Nov. 17. 

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October 31, 2017

James Allen, 27, was still naked when police arrested him about 6 a.m. Sunday in the South Loop.