All in the Family

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Joe O. Brusco has never lived on the Upper West Side, but he knows it better than most. “I grew up in the [family] business. Starting at 8, 9 years old, I was handing my father nails. I worked all through school, high school, in the summers—all on the Upper West Side.” Brusco, his wife [&hellip
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SALUTING WEST SIDE STARS

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Each year, West Side Spirit, the largest community newspaper on the West Side of Manhattan, pauses to salute dozens of New Yorkers whose accomplishments deserve to be highlighted. We call our civic awards the Westys, which stands for  West Side Spirit Thanks You. The requirements to be considered for a Westy are simple. The awards [&hellip
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GIVING KIDS A CHANCE TO GROW

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THE CHARITY LIST Paul Guenther, a former Wall Street securities analyst, is probably best known as the chairman of the New York Philharmonic. It’s a role that has allowed him to enrich lives by bringing new and traditional classical music from around the world to New York City
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