Extremely Local News: West Side mini-golf course was abandoned for years until local teens restored it

Bob Sirott

PHOTO: A woman paddles a kayak with her dog in Lake Michigan on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, with the skyline of Chicago in the background. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)

Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Bob Sirott to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus shares information on:

This West Side Mini-Golf Course Was Abandoned For Years — Until Local Teens Restored It:
Neighborhood teens have revived the Douglass Park mini-golf course that had been dilapidated and unused for more than a decade.

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