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.

Tuesday, November 30 is #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the US. It is touted as a “global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.” Please include FBW in your giving plans. For 30 years we have advocated for a public waterfront park along the Hudson River, much of which has been completed in Hoboken, thus transforming our community. FBW will continue in the years ahead to ensure that our original vision and plan is fully realized.

FBW’s 10th Annual Riparian Award recipient, Jim Vance

At its Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch fundraising party on November 11, the Fund for a Better Waterfront (FBW) Board Chair Kate Valenta presented the FBW Riparian Award to Jim Vance who served as Board Chair for nearly two decades.  Watch the video to understand what an exemplary advocate Jim has been for our waterfront, helping to further FBW’s mission to secure a waterfront that will serve the public’s interest for generations to come.

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Photos from Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch, FBW’s 2021 gala at the Antique Loft

November 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Photos from Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch, FBW’s 2021 gala at the Antique Loft

FBW's November 11, 2021 annual fundraising party was the most successful ever held by our organization. Everyone enjoyed coming together in person after being apart for so long. The event was sold out ten days ahead [...]

FBW to honor Jim Vance with the 10th Annual Riparian Award

October 26th, 2021|Comments Off on FBW to honor Jim Vance with the 10th Annual Riparian Award

The November 11 Connect the Waterfront gala will be a tribute to our long-time FBW advocate FBW | October 26, 2021 Many adjectives have been ascribed to Jim Vance: energetic, enthusiastic, zealous, gregarious, magnanimous, [...]

Questions for the Hoboken City Council candidates

October 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Questions for the Hoboken City Council candidates

Top row are Sheila Brennan, Cheryl Fallick and Paul Presinzano of the Independently Together slate and Jim Doyle, Emily Jabbour and Joe Quintero of the Team Bhalla slate. Bottome row [...]

If you flooded during Ida, build back better through flood proofing

September 30th, 2021|Comments Off on If you flooded during Ida, build back better through flood proofing

All of Hoboken’s investments in flood mitigation, however helpful, cannot eliminate future flooding FBW | September 30, 2021 In the nine years since Superstorm Sandy, the City of Hoboken and the North Hudson Sewerage [...]

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 [...]