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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.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

"I had no idea people did boat joyrides," one of the boat's owners said. 

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

A conversion would be good news to many South Loop parents, but not the ones losing their grade school.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

The traveling exhibit based off the hit sci-fi franchise opens Friday at the museum. 

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

The eight-story apartment building would occupy one of the last unbuilt sites on the Downtown lakefront.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

May 26, 2017

"Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 3" will show films made by local filmmakers in 1 hour and 15 minutes next week.

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May 25, 2017

The walk-up counter will serve six different dishes for $3 each. 

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May 25, 2017

Amtrak and City Hall have picked a developer for the ambitious $1 billion project near the Loop.

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May 24, 2017

With at least three different chains, poké is having a moment in the Loop.