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Latest Lincoln Harbor project, approved by Weehawken Planning Board, disregards good planning principles

June 19th, 2020|Comments Off on Latest Lincoln Harbor project, approved by Weehawken Planning Board, disregards good planning principles

Planner testifying before Planning Board cites the part of Weehawken built 100 years ago as a model for creating walkable, close-knit neighborhoods and a basis for good planning today.  FBW | June 19, 2020 [...]

Shipyard developers have sought to privatize an otherwise public waterfront that has benefited them immensely

May 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Shipyard developers have sought to privatize an otherwise public waterfront that has benefited them immensely

The Monarch Towers proposed for this pier over the Hudson River at the Weehawken Cove would have privatized what should be an additional portion of a public waterfront. Nine years of costly [...]

The case for keeping parks & public spaces open – Part II

April 30th, 2020|Comments Off on The case for keeping parks & public spaces open – Part II

Liberty State Park, 600 acres of much needed public open space in Jersey City, New Jersey, will reopen on May 2 Subscribe to City of Hoboken Nixle Alerts to get daily updates on [...]

Hudson Gives, A Day of Online Giving, Is A Lifeline To Local Nonprofits

April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Hudson Gives, A Day of Online Giving, Is A Lifeline To Local Nonprofits

On Thursday, May 14th, FBW will join dozens of other local non-profit organizations registered for #HudsonGives, an online day of giving. For the second year in a row, the Hudson County Chamber Foundation has hosted [...]

The case for keeping parks & public spaces open

April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on The case for keeping parks & public spaces open

Central Park in New York City. Subscribe to City of Hoboken Nixle Alerts to get daily updates on the coronavirus FBW | April 16, 2020 Across the country and around the world, [...]

Court ruling could help save historic Hoboken Land Building

April 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Court ruling could help save historic Hoboken Land Building

FBW | April 8, 2020 In 1838, the last year of Colonel John Stevens' life, his family founded the Hoboken Land & Improvement Company to manage and sell his real estate holdings that originally [...]