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 [...]

Connect the Waterfront 2022 – Sponsorship Opportunities2022-09-13T16:09:57-04:00

City of Water Day at Maxwell Place Park, former home to the Maxwell House Coffee Plant 

Join a celebration on Saturday, July 16 of Hoboken’s public waterfront  THE SCHEDULE FBW | July 11, 2022 When it was built in 1939, the Maxwell House Coffee Plant was the largest coffee processing plant in the world. For a time, it was Hoboken’s largest employer. Its [...]

City of Water Day at Maxwell Place Park, former home to the Maxwell House Coffee Plant 2022-07-12T15:11:03-04:00

Join us on City of Water Day 2022 at the Hoboken waterfront

Schdule of Events On the Hoboken waterfront at Maxwell Place Park (unless otherwise noted)  9 AM - 10 AM Tour the Hoboken waterfront with FBW Executive Director Ron Hine to learn the latest about the City’s Sinatra Drive Project, Union Dry Dock and more. Meet at 11th Street & Sinatra Drive North at 9 [...]

Join us on City of Water Day 2022 at the Hoboken waterfront2022-07-15T16:27:25-04:00

Discover Your Waterfront on Sunday, June 5

Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 12 Noon A morning of free fun for all ages at the Hoboken Cove in Maxwell Place Park 11th Street & Sinatra Drive North, Hoboken FBW and Resilience Adventures invite you to come on down to the Hoboken Cove, where  we'll be exploring the biodiversity of [...]

Discover Your Waterfront on Sunday, June 52022-05-31T16:07:30-04:00

Photos Part II of FBW’s Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch annual fundraiser at 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 of time. So many generous and supportive individuals and sponsors! The crowd watching Jim Vance receive FBW's 10th Annual [...]

Photos Part II of FBW’s Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch annual fundraiser at Antique Loft2021-11-24T11:48:47-05:00

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 of time. So many generous and supportive individuals and sponsors! Nicole Teitler, Heather Gibbons and Maja Gilberg checking in [...]

Photos from Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch, FBW’s 2021 gala at the Antique Loft2021-11-17T11:17:39-05:00

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, loquacious. Oh, and sometimes abrasive, confrontational and loud -- truly a Hoboken character, Jim has always been civic-minded, especially concerned [...]

FBW to honor Jim Vance with the 10th Annual Riparian Award2021-10-28T11:02:15-04:00

FBW’s Connect the Waterfront annual fundraising party – SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT! Thank you everyone who has bought tickets. Your tickets will not be mailed to you. Your name will be on a list at the door. If you were not able to buy a ticket, please make a donation by clicking on this text. This year’s theme, [...]

FBW’s Connect the Waterfront annual fundraising party – SOLD OUT!2021-11-06T16:48:37-04:00

Be a Sponsor: Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch

This year honoring Jim Vance, long-time Chair of FBW Board, a leader with boundless energy and a generous spirit. 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 [...]

Be a Sponsor: Connect the Waterfront – The Final Stretch2021-11-06T16:56:20-04:00

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 & NJ Harbor Estuary Program, takes place in waterfront communities throughout the metropolitan region. Connect the Waterfront: The Final Stretch 12 [...]

Celebrate Hoboken’s Waterfront on City of Water Day, Saturday, July 102021-07-05T21:22:26-04:00

Connect the Waterfront 2020 – The full show

FBW’s November 12, 2020 Connect the Waterfront virtual event. This is the full 1-hour show featuring music, 30 year history of Hoboken waterfront, Mayor Bhalla's waterfront update, a plan for the central waterfront, and dramatic aerial waterfront footage by Dronegenuity.com. More videos

Connect the Waterfront 2020 – The full show2021-01-05T20:04:56-05:00

30 Years of Advocacy on the Hoboken Waterfront

30 Years of Advocacy on the Hoboken Waterfront – Since 1990, FBW’s Plan for the Hoboken Waterfront has shaped its development. Includes interviews with FBW founder Augusta Przygoda, former Hoboken Mayor David Roberts and architect Craig Whitaker. This video was part of the hour long video presented in FBW’s 2020 Connect the Waterfront event. [...]

30 Years of Advocacy on the Hoboken Waterfront2021-01-05T19:35:19-05:00

The Billion Oyster Project harnesses the oyster’s unique ability to restore the New York Harbor’s ecosystem

At our November 12th event, the Fund for a Better Waterfront will bestow its annual Riparian Award to the Billion Oyster Project FBW |  November 5, 2020 If you recently ordered up a plate of oysters at a New York City oyster bar, there is a good chance your discarded shells [...]

The Billion Oyster Project harnesses the oyster’s unique ability to restore the New York Harbor’s ecosystem2020-11-05T15:13:37-05:00

FBW’s virtual fundraiser: Connect the Waterfront – 30 Years of Advocacy

BUY TICKETS October 29, 2020 Media Advisory FBW’s Connect the Waterfront - 30 Years of Advocacy, annual fundraising party will be held virtually on November 12 at 7 p.m. The event will include an online auction beginning Nov. 5 and a video that features the Billion Oyster Project, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla, musician James Calleo and FBW’s [...]

FBW’s virtual fundraiser: Connect the Waterfront – 30 Years of Advocacy2020-10-29T15:04:31-04:00

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 this virtual event to support the wide range of not-for-profit organizations working - and enriching -  Hudson County. It’s easy [...]

Hudson Gives, A Day of Online Giving, Is A Lifeline To Local Nonprofits2020-05-21T09:55:54-04:00

An Earth Day remembrance of Rachel Carson who gave birth to the modern environmental movement

FBW | April 22, 2020 For Earth Day 2020, the year of the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no marches or rallies. Instead, we suggest you read a Rachel Carson book. Her writing is guaranteed to inspire and educate. The following are her major works: Under the Sea Wind, Simon & Schuster, 1941 The [...]

An Earth Day remembrance of Rachel Carson who gave birth to the modern environmental movement2020-04-21T21:15:44-04:00

Link together with Hands Across the Waterfront POSTPONED

Meet at Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse Maxwell Place Park - 11th & Sinatra Drive North Saturday, March 28 at 11 AM Join the Fund for a Better Waterfront as we kick off our 30th anniversary year and show our commitment to finishing “Hoboken’s Highline” -- a linear, public riverfront park. At 11:30 [...]

Link together with Hands Across the Waterfront POSTPONED2020-03-10T18:25:33-04:00

Photos from FBW’s Connect the Waterfront 2019 annual fundraiser at the Hoboken Elks Club

Thank you all for your generous contributions! Photos by Paul Schoenberger Laura Piraino and Laurie Felber checking in guests at Connect the Waterfront event. Artist Ann Marshall prepared this shore wildlife mural especially for the event. The Hudson River Fishermen, who started the Riverkeeper movement, came to be honored [...]

Photos from FBW’s Connect the Waterfront 2019 annual fundraiser at the Hoboken Elks Club2019-11-20T14:57:32-05:00

FBW will present the 2019 Riparian Award to Hudson River Fishermen’s Association at Thursday’s annual event

Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m. Hoboken Elks Club, 1005 Washington Street, Hoboken At its annual Connect the Waterfront event, the Fund for a Better Waterfront (FBW) will present the 2019 Riparian Award to the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association, the group that helped start the “riverkeeper” movement, and have [...]

FBW will present the 2019 Riparian Award to Hudson River Fishermen’s Association at Thursday’s annual event2019-11-13T19:49:39-05:00
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