Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award bestowed on 12 NJ residents including the Executive Director of FBW

The May 10 ceremony at Ramapo College recognized a diverse array of community changemakers FBW | May 13, 2024 Since 1997, the Russell Berrie Foundation has recognized 430 New Jersey residents for making a positive impact in their communities. On May 10, twelve people were honored with the 28th annual Russ [...]

Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award bestowed on 12 NJ residents including the Executive Director of FBW2024-05-14T11:01:51-04:00

Photos from Jane’s Walk Hoboken on May 4 by photographer John Dalton

Jane's Walk took place in over 400 communities around the world the weekend of May 3 through May 5, including this tour in Hoboken sponsored by the Hoboken Historical Museum and the Fund for a Better Waterfront Jane's Walk Hoboken began at Little City Books on First & Bloomfield where there was a [...]

Photos from Jane’s Walk Hoboken on May 4 by photographer John Dalton2024-05-14T12:01:56-04:00

Connect the Waterfront 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

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 [...]

Connect the Waterfront 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities2024-05-01T12:48:00-04:00

Jane’s Walk: Seeing Hoboken through Jane Jacobs’ Eyes

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Due to popular demand, we have scheduled a 2nd Jane's Walk. The Saturday tour was fully booked. In her seminal book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs writes about her West Village neighborhood in Manhattan. But she [...]

Jane’s Walk: Seeing Hoboken through Jane Jacobs’ Eyes2024-05-05T10:09:04-04:00

RSVP for Earth Day Movie Night on Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

Community Church of Hoboken at 600 Garden Street Join FBW and Resilience Adventures as we celebrate Earth Day with the free screening of two remarkable environmental films, A Living River and Chasing Coral. A Living River is a short film by award-winning National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster that chronicles how the Hudson River – after [...]

RSVP for Earth Day Movie Night on Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m.2024-03-21T09:32:17-04:00

The story of FBW’s unique role in shaping the development of Hoboken’s waterfront told at Public Library

Ron Hine  |  February 23, 2024 My presentation on February 22, “Urban Planning & the Hoboken Waterfront” was an opportunity to relate FBW’s successful advocacy for a public waterfront and the planning principles that made it possible. I was also able to highlight what is needed in the coming [...]

The story of FBW’s unique role in shaping the development of Hoboken’s waterfront told at Public Library2024-02-29T10:31:07-05:00

Urban Planning and the Hoboken Waterfront, a slide lecture at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  |  Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Avenue FULLY BOOKED! PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST. FULLY BOOKED! Across the country in the 18th and 19th centuries, city founders adopted official maps, early [...]

Urban Planning and the Hoboken Waterfront, a slide lecture at the Hoboken Public Library2024-02-07T10:06:32-05:00

“Urban Planning & the Hoboken Waterfront” – FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Avenue A slide lecture by Ron Hine, the Executive Director of the Fund for a Better Waterfront, on the time-tested urban design principles that have made Hoboken’s waterfront so successful, guided by a plan and vision laid out more than 30 [...]

“Urban Planning & the Hoboken Waterfront” – FULLY BOOKED2024-02-07T10:00:01-05:00

Photos from FBW’s November 9, 2023 Connect the Waterfront fundraising party

FBW's annual fundraising party was a great success. Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who came and gave so generously. FBW Board member Carrow Thibault talking with Rose Perry and Jim Perry, Honorary Chair of the event. Erin Stehli, Elizabeth Rakela (Bronze Sponsor) with Melissa Shepard and friends. FBW Chair [...]

Photos from FBW’s November 9, 2023 Connect the Waterfront fundraising party2023-11-16T09:28:36-05:00

FBW’s Annual Connect the Waterfront Fundraising Party will be held Nov. 9 at the Hoboken Elks Lodge

This is an opportunity to support a local nonprofit whose 1990 Plan for the Hoboken Waterfront is being realized, including a continuous, public park along Hoboken’s Hudson River shoreline Connect the Waterfront 2023 - Take me to the River Honorary Chair James Perry Thursday, November 9th from 7-9 p.m. Hoboken Elks Lodge, [...]

FBW’s Annual Connect the Waterfront Fundraising Party will be held Nov. 9 at the Hoboken Elks Lodge2023-11-02T15:28:21-04:00

The Schooner Apollonia harnesses wind power for carbon-neutral shipping along the Hudson River

The Apollonia crew will receive FBW’s Riparian Award at Connect the Waterfront 2023 at the Hoboken Elks Club on November 9  FBW | October 18, 2023 Based in Germantown, New York, Hudson Valley Malt produces malt using traditional, old-school methods, utilizing locally grown barley, wheat and rye. On June 14, [...]

The Schooner Apollonia harnesses wind power for carbon-neutral shipping along the Hudson River2023-10-19T16:10:55-04:00

Connect the Waterfront 2023 – “Take Me to the River”

Honorary Chair James Perry and the Fund for a Better Waterfront cordially invite you to FBW's annual fundraising party Thursday, November 9th from 7-9 p.m. Elks Lodge, 1005 Washington Street, Hoboken Open Bar (beer and wine) | Hors d'oeuvres by Abbey Bell Catering Jazz & R&B trio JimboRo and Sylvester “Sly” Scott with a [...]

Connect the Waterfront 2023 – “Take Me to the River”2023-11-09T10:23:00-05:00

Photos from City of Water Day 2023 in Hoboken

FBW, Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Ke Aloha Outrigger, Hudson River Fishermen Association and Resilience Paddle Sports celebrated City of Water Day at the Hoboken Cove on July 15, 2023 Launching the Ke Aloha Outrigger canoe. A kayak launch. Gear supplied by the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse. Human-powered boating in the [...]

Photos from City of Water Day 2023 in Hoboken2023-07-26T07:32:13-04:00

City of Water Day 2023 – Saturday, July 15

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Free Angling with the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association 9 am to 2 pm - Castle Point Park Fishing Pier, 800 Sinatra Drive Rods, reel, and bait provided Environmental Science with Noelle Thurlow of Resilience Adventures 10 am to 3 pm at the beach in Maxwell Place Park Learn about Water Quality [...]

City of Water Day 2023 – Saturday, July 152023-07-09T09:14:16-04:00

Connect the Waterfront 2023 – Sponsorship Opportunities

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 [...]

Connect the Waterfront 2023 – Sponsorship Opportunities2023-11-09T10:25:35-05:00

On Arbor Day, April 28, taking inventory of Hoboken’s canopy trees

Hoboken parks established in an earlier era are full of shade trees, but for the past 20 years, the City has squandered opportunities for more The expanse of concrete at the north end of Maxwell Place Park, devoid of trees. FBW | April 28, 2023 Arbor Day is [...]

On Arbor Day, April 28, taking inventory of Hoboken’s canopy trees2023-04-28T10:57:20-04:00

Photos from Connect the Waterfront 2022 fundraiser

FBW's November 10, 2022 annual fundraising party was a great success. Thank you everyone who came and gave so generously.  Photos by Steve Zane. Rachel Lawrence and Megan Hart, friends of Classic Harbor Line, a Gold Sponsor of the night's event. Stephanie Pincus and Jim Vance with Clemence and Laszlo Danko.  Choc.O.Pain [...]

Photos from Connect the Waterfront 2022 fundraiser2022-11-18T11:47:07-05:00

FBW to honor Don Stitzenberg, the President of the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy, with the 2022 Riparian Award

The November 10 Connect the Waterfront Fundraising Party will take place at the Antique Loft in Hoboken FBW | October 27, 2022 In 1988, the State of New Jersey adopted Coastal Zone Management Regulations to establish a linear public pathway from the Bayonne Bridge up to George Washington Bridge, the [...]

FBW to honor Don Stitzenberg, the President of the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy, with the 2022 Riparian Award2022-10-27T12:37:47-04:00

FBW’s Annual Fundraising Party Connect the Waterfront 2022

This year's Connect the Waterfront Annual Fundraising Party features an open bar, live music and hors d'oeuvres. It will be held on Thursday, November 10, from 7 - 9 PM at the Antique Loft, 33 Newark Street, Hoboken. This year’s theme, The Greening of Sinatra Drive, reflects FBW’s concerted effort to ensure [...]

FBW’s Annual Fundraising Party Connect the Waterfront 20222022-11-07T10:09:50-05:00

Connect the Waterfront 2022 – Sponsorship Opportunities

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 [...]

Connect the Waterfront 2022 – Sponsorship Opportunities2022-10-27T12:31:19-04:00
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