Councilman Russo speaks about why he voted to give the City of Hoboken the authority to acquire Union Dry Dock as a public park, and why he has long supported the vision of a fully connected public park along Hoboken's waterfront. More videos
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The Fund for a Better Waterfront depends on the funds we raise at our one big annual fundraising party - CONNECT THE WATERFRONT - each year. Sponsoring the event is a great way to support our work, promote your company, and show your customers your strong commitment to the community. The event, which features [...]
Burning Man's Black Rock City in the Nevada desert Amid the desert orgies, Paul Romer investigates a provocative question: Is this bacchanal a model of urban planning? When FBW began its Plan for the Hoboken Waterfront in 1990, the first advice we got was to extend the public street grid to the [...]
Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla addresses "Rally to Save Your Waterfront" on step of City Hall prior to September 4, 2019 City Council meeting. Photo: Paul Schoenberger NY Waterway’s relentless campaign to influence public opinion falls flat Ron Hine | FBW | September 6, 2019 On September 4, the Hoboken City Council [...]
September 4, 2019 The Fund for a Better Waterfront, Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and Resilience Paddle Sports sponsored a "Rally to Save Your Waterfront" before the Hoboken City Council meeting where an ordinance was adopted to acquire the Union Dry Dock property. Speakers included Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla, Sam Pesin President of Friends of Liberty [...]
NJ Transit's 2009 plans for ferry maintenance facility detailed refueling, repairs and berthing operations at the Hoboken Terminal contradicting report released last week. Ron Hine | FBW | August 22, 2019 This week Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 80 that requires NJ Transit to provide greater transparency and accountability to [...]
Oscar Hernandez of Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse says NY Waterway ferry captain nearly struck 6 kayakers who had right-of-way; ferry refueling depot not compatible with water recreation at Hoboken Cove.
Hoboken resident Noelle Thurlow addressing the Hoboken City Council 8/2019: "Hoboken Cove is an opportunity for habitat restoration."
Hoboken resident Tina Hahn addressing the Hoboken City Council 8/2019: “NY Waterway knew Hoboken’s plans”
Hoboken resident Tina Hahn addressing the Hoboken City Council 8/2019: "NY Waterway knew Hoboken's plans for the waterfront."
Attorney David White, an FBW Board member, addresses the Hoboken City Council on August 7, 2019 regarding ordinance to acquire Union Dry Dock. More videos
City Council faced with standing room only crowd and two hours of testimony urging completion of the waterfront park
Attorney David White, an FBW Board Member, speaks of false narrative spread by NY Waterway. The final vote on the ordinance to acquire the dry dock property will be on Wednesday, September 4 at Hoboken City Hall FBW | August 14, 2019 On August 7, 2019, a standing-room-only crowd urged the [...]
August 8, 2019 The Honorable Phil Murphy Governor State of New Jersey 125 West State Street Trenton, New Jersey 08608 Dear Governor Murphy: Thank you for your support in getting the S-1074 bill approved and signed into legislation. We are thrilled the bill broadens the public’s access to beaches and waterfront areas, [...]
Proposed NY Waterway diesel refueling/repair depot clearly an incompatible use FBW | July 31, 2019 Around 200 AD, Polynesian paddlers followed the migratory patterns of birds to discover the Hawaiian islands. Their discovery was made possible by outrigger canoes. The technological innovation of the outrigger, a float projecting over one side of [...]
Polynesian culture to be celebrated at 3rd Annual Hudson River Cup and Ohana Festival at Hoboken Cove
Join the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and Ke Aloha Outrigger for a free family festival featuring outrigger canoe, stand-up paddleboard and sea kayak races, as well as Hawaiian music, hula dancing, food and arts/crafts celebrating Polynesian Culture Saturday, July 27, 12-4pm The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and Ke [...]
FBW | July 18, 2019 One of two alternate landscape plans for the Rebuild by Design park at the Weehawken Cove that ends abruptly at the Weehawken municipal boundary where the Hartz 18-story towers have been proposed. Update: At the October 29 meeting, in a dramatic turn of events, the Weehawken [...]
Who: The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and Ke Aloha Outrigger Canoe Club present the Hudson River Cup and Polynesian Ohana Festival, Saturday, July 27th. The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and its outrigger partner, Ke Aloha Outrigger Canoe Club, provide free paddling to more than 6,000 people along Hoboken’s [...]
Another opportunity to celebrate all the recreation that flourishes at our very own Hoboken Cove. This spot is so unique! But Noelle Thurlow, founder of Resilience Paddle Sports says it best... More videos
FBW's 1990 Plan for the Hoboken Waterfront FBW | July 8, 2019 On Wednesday, July 10, the Hoboken City Council will cast a final vote on two amendments to the Municipal Open Space Trust Fund (OSTF) that would be subject to a referendum vote in November. Assuming the Council and then Hoboken’s [...]
Pier 40 on the west side of Manhattan Craig Whitaker | June 25, 2019 Building an 880,000 square-foot office building atop Pier 40 in the Hudson River is a terrible idea. An even worse idea is Councilwoman Deborah Glick’s hope that a compromise reducing the size to 700,000 square feet should be [...]