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10 Crazy Races, One Crazy Night

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By Edward-Isaac Dovere Primary night 2005. The last phone call came in from a freelancer we had sent to bounce between the campaign parties in Spanish Harlem to get some color and election results from a Council race split between a former union organizer, a one-time Fox 5 newscaster-turned-self-styled beat poet, a local activist making [&hellip
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The Best Beat in the World

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By Stacey Asip My byline first appeared in the Spirit in 1989, under the headline: “The Mayoral Marketeers.” I was fresh out of Columbia Journalism School when Tom Allon assigned a story to me about the candidates all hiring media consultants. (In hindsight, they were probably united in trying to save New Yorkers from the [&hellip
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A Word from Our Electeds

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Dear Friends, On behalf of all New Yorkers, I am proud to join in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of West Side Spirit. For a quarter of a century, West Side Spirit has captured the pulse of Manhattan’s West Side, informing readers of what’s happening from Clinton to Columbia University, from Riverside Drive to Central Park [&hellip
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