The West Side Spirit January 3rd, 2013 issue of West Side Spirit. The West Side Spirit, published weekly, is chock full of information—from hard news to human interest stories—that helps residents and businesspeople keep up with the goings on in their neighborhood. It regularly covers politics, community developments, education and issues of immediate concern. The Spirit’s regular feature, City Week, which it shares with sister publication Our Town, highlights important cultural and community events. The result is a must-read for anyone who wants to keep abreast of information rarely touched on by the large citywide newspapers and broadcast media.