We believe that successful waterfronts begin with sound planning, time-tested urban design and an understanding that the water’s edge belongs to the public.

Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch

12 noon – Meet at the Sinatra Park Amphitheater
Join FBW for a festive march led by the Hungry March Band up the central waterfront to Maxwell Place Park. Celebrate progress on Hoboken’s riverfront and show your support for completing Hoboken’s public waterfront park. Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, fajitas by East LA and entertainment by Gus Hurteau. Click link for more information.

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Celebrate Hoboken’s Waterfront on City of Water Day, Saturday, July 10

June 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Celebrate Hoboken’s Waterfront on City of Water Day, Saturday, July 10

Join FBW, the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Ke Aloha Outrigger and Resilience Paddle Sports for a day of activities celebrating Hoboken’s waterfront. City of Water Day, sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance and NY & [...]

After a contentious, multi-year battle, City will acquire Union Dry Dock, one of the final missing links in Hoboken’s waterfront park

June 19th, 2021|Comments Off on After a contentious, multi-year battle, City will acquire Union Dry Dock, one of the final missing links in Hoboken’s waterfront park

Protesters in the 2019 March on March 9 to Save Your Waterfront. FBW | June 20, 2021 In November of 2017, NY Waterway sought to relocate its ferry refueling/repair operation to [...]

Are we saving or destroying the Hudson River Palisades?

March 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Are we saving or destroying the Hudson River Palisades?

Image 1: The Hudson River Palisades in Alpine, New Jersey. Image 2: Highrise towers built atop the Palisades Cliffs in Fort Lee and Cliffside Park, New Jersey. Image 3: [...]

Monarch settlement advances

February 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Monarch settlement advances

Would be another victory in 30-year battle to preserve Hoboken’s waterfront for a public park The Monarch Towers proposed for this pier over the Hudson River at the Weehawken Cove would have privatized [...]

Urban design flaws afflict North End Plan

February 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Urban design flaws afflict North End Plan

An amended North End Plan will go back to a first reading/vote by the Hoboken City Council on Wed. night February 17 at 7 pm. Image 1: North [...]

The Central Park effect: value added from public parks

December 31st, 2020|Comments Off on The Central Park effect: value added from public parks

The award-winning public park at Hoboken's South Waterfront built in the 1990s. by Ron Hine | FBW | January 2, 2021 Frederick Law Olmsted was among the first to undertake [...]