Anton K Nilsson

Anton K Nilsson


Reporter from Sweden who moved to NYC in 2011, Sydney in 2017. With love for local news stories, hip hop, Latin America, and more. Early riser. Twitter: antonknilsson

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The Norwood News

McDwyer—the Norwood Barman Who Refuses to Throw in the Towel

Nov 19, 2014 ... By Anton K. Nilsson.
At McDwyer’s Pub on East 204th Street, time passes slowly. Little has changed in this old-school Irish bar since it opened in 1966. It comes off as the Bronx’s own McSorley’s Old Ale House in Manhattan’s East Village, only with relics from the entire second half of the 20th century instead of the 1800s.

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The Norwood News

Spelling Bee C-R-A-Z-E At P.S. 94

Oct 23, 2014 ... By Anton K. Nilsson. Emotions ran high at the eighth annual P.S. 94 spelling bee. For the 26 participating fourth and fifth graders, the dominant feelings were of excitement and stage-fright; for the three finalists, it was all P-R-I-D-E and J-O-Y. graders, the dominant ......

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The Norwood News

Fordham Public Art Piece Obstructed by Agency Vehicles

Oct 27, 2014 ... By Anton K. Nilsson.
A public art piece on the sidewalk at the corner of East Fordham Road and Webster Avenue is frequently obstructed by parked vehicles belonging to multiple city agencies, enraging officials from the borough’s biggest business improvement district.

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The Norwood News

BP Volunteers at POTS, as Hunger Worsens in the Bronx

On the day before Thanksgiving, hungry Bronxites lined up in the vestibule outside of Part of the Solution, the food pantry and soup kitchen on Webster Avenue.

They brushed snow off their coats, waiting to be seated. Inside the dining hall, volunteers in white aprons were hurrying to set the tables, dishing out large portions of rice, beans, and ham, as well as hunks of bread and cake for dessert. Among the volunteers were two familiar faces: Councilman Richie Torres and Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.

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The Norwood News

Graffiti Comes, Goes, Returns In Norwood

Sep 29, 2014 ... HARDWARE STORE ATTENDANT Juan Enamorado stands by a locked display case containing spray cans. Photo by Anton K. Nilsson....

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The Norwood News

No Public Access, But New Greenery, at Jerome Park Reservoir

Nov 4, 2014 ... by Anton K. Nilsson. Another long meeting, and access still denied. Bronx residents engaged in the fight over the Jerome Park Reservoir failed ......

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The Norwood News

Fire on Decatur Avenue Injures Six

Sep 10, 2014 ... by Anton K. Nilsson and David Cruz. A three-alarm fire tore through two buildings on Decatur Avenue in Norwood early Wednesday morning ......

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The Norwood News

Parkside Houses to Get Enchanced $3 Mil Security System

Sep 29, 2014 ... By Anton K. Nilsson. A new $3 million investment is hoped to improve security at the Parkside Housing Development on White Plains Road ......

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The Norwood News

Building Upon Webster Avenue

Oct 20, 2014 ... By ANTON K. NILSSON. Heavy-duty bulldozers and trucks pepper an empty lot on Webster Avenue near 205th Street, where a new 10-story, ......