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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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March 23, 2017

The dinosaur exhibit has already broken attendance records in Philadelphia and abroad. 

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March 23, 2017

Single-day tickets for the four-day music festival in Grant Park go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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March 23, 2017

The woman was found in an emergency stairwell of the garage Sunday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.

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March 23, 2017

Don't call it Cirque du Soleil with horses. It's more — where the Lucas Museum was supposed to go.

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March 22, 2017

A new report shares some new sky-high attractions under consideration at Chicago's tallest tower.

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March 22, 2017

The bank robber tried to use the CTA as a getaway.

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March 21, 2017

The federal government bought the vintage towers near State and Adams in 2005 but never used them.

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March 21, 2017

The superstar rapper from Chatham told fans to buy a Lolla ticket. What does it mean?!?!?!