Mike Ramsey

Digital Content

Mike Ramsey’s journalism career has encompassed print, broadcast and digital media. He grew up in the southwest suburbs and is an alum of Joliet Junior College and the University of Illinois, with a master’s degree in public affairs reporting.

​In his spare time, Ramsey writes short fiction, paints, plays guitar and listens to obscure film soundtracks, preferably on vinyl.​

    Iconic image from '2001: A Space Odyssey' (Warner Bros. Pictures)
    May 16, 2018 - 4:05 pm

    Film director Christopher Nolan was behind an effort to strike a pristine 70mm print of the Stanley Kubrick classic, which is at Chicago's Music Box Theatre for the movie's 50th anniversary.

    Artist Ivan Albright's depiction of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' at the Art Institute of Chicago
    May 04, 2018 - 6:46 am

    His work is not for everybody, perhaps. But there was nobody quite like Chicago painter Ivan Albright. The Art Institute presents a new exhibit showcasing the artist's preoccupation with...

    The Alley Chicago
    A branded table at The Alley, which has reopened, partly as a coffee shop. (WBBM Newsradio/Mike Ramsey)
    April 16, 2018 - 6:23 am

    Mark Thomas's latest version of The Alley has a leaner, meaner demeanor -- and a newly opened gastro cafe run by restaurateur Michael Markellos.