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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+00:00

Join us at the FBW Open House November 2 & 3

FBW model for the Hoboken waterfront built in 1991 (dimensions: 12 foot x 4 foot) Neumann Leathers Building 300 Observer Highway, 5th Floor, Hoboken Saturday, November 2 Sunday, November 3 Noon to 6 pm You’re invited. We would love to meet you and talk about the latest developments regarding Union Dry Dock, the [...]

Join us at the FBW Open House November 2 & 32019-10-30T15:53:19+00:00

Help CONNECT – and SAVE – the waterfront! Buy your tickets to our annual fundraising party today

This year we’re back at the Elks Club at 1005 Washington Street in Hoboken and we’ll feature an open bar (beer, wine & soda), music from the Bryan Beninghove Trio*, a hearty selection of hors d’oeuvres, bucket raffle gifts & prizes awarded for FBW’s First Annual Hoboken Trivia Contest. We are thrilled [...]

Help CONNECT – and SAVE – the waterfront! Buy your tickets to our annual fundraising party today2019-11-13T14:41:45+00:00

More Ways to Help: become a CONNECT THE WATERFRONT sponsor today

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 [...]

More Ways to Help: become a CONNECT THE WATERFRONT sponsor today2019-09-30T16:37:32+00:00

Rally to Save Your Waterfront on steps of Hoboken City Hall

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 [...]

Rally to Save Your Waterfront on steps of Hoboken City Hall2019-09-10T21:31:00+00:00

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 [...]

Polynesian culture to be celebrated at 3rd Annual Hudson River Cup and Ohana Festival at Hoboken Cove2019-07-24T14:45:12+00:00

The Hudson River Cup and Polynesian Ohana Festival at Hoboken Cove July 27

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 [...]

The Hudson River Cup and Polynesian Ohana Festival at Hoboken Cove July 272019-07-19T20:50:48+00:00

Photos From City Of Water Day at The Hoboken Cove

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Photos From City Of Water Day at The Hoboken Cove2019-07-17T17:46:48+00:00

Celebrate “City of Water Day at the Hoboken Cove” on Saturday, July 13, 2019

CITY OF WATER DAY AT HOBOKEN COVE SCHEDULE HUDSON RIVER FISHERMEN’S ASSOCIATION 10am - 2pm:  Free fishing with HRFA  The Hudson River Fishermen’s Association - an organization that has been steadfastly defending the health of the Hudson River for more than 50 years - will be fishing from Castle Point Pier (just south [...]

Celebrate “City of Water Day at the Hoboken Cove” on Saturday, July 13, 20192019-07-17T17:48:26+00:00

FBW at the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival – Postponed to Sunday, May 19

Who The Fund for a Better Waterfront will be there. Visit our booth to learn what you can do to Save Your Waterfront.   What Sign the petition to Gov. Murphy asking him to put the ferry terminal elsewhere, not in the middle of our waterfront park, adjacent to the only natural [...]

FBW at the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival – Postponed to Sunday, May 192019-05-03T16:17:19+00:00

City Nature Challenge at the Hoboken Cove Beach: April 26-29, 2019

Take the Global Wildlife Observation Challenge! Join Resilience Paddle Sports, the City of Hoboken, and Fund for a Better Waterfront as we compete with hundreds of other cities worldwide to observe, document and share images of wildlife - plants, insects and wild animals - right here in Hoboken. Want to learn more? Check [...]

City Nature Challenge at the Hoboken Cove Beach: April 26-29, 20192019-04-23T15:08:02+00:00

FBW Open House: You’re Invited – Join the campaign to Connect the Waterfront at Union Dry Dock

Neumann Leathers Building, 5th floor 300 Observer Highway, Hoboken, NJ Live music, mimosas, chocolate! Your waterfront needs some LOVE and it needs it NOW. NJ Transit and NY Waterway have planned to build a ferry diesel depot at Union Dry Dock, a move that would not only defy the will of [...]

FBW Open House: You’re Invited – Join the campaign to Connect the Waterfront at Union Dry Dock2019-04-30T16:04:03+00:00

Slide show: Polynesian Ohana Festival and Hudson River Cup Races

On Saturday, July 28, the Ke Aloha Outrigger Canoe Club and the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse sponsored the Polynesian Ohana Festival and Hudson River Cup Races. The festival featured hula dancing, free kayaking, food vendors, entertainment and a variety of activities for families. The Hudson River Cup included an 8-mile outrigger canoe competition [...]

Slide show: Polynesian Ohana Festival and Hudson River Cup Races2019-04-23T14:46:15+00:00

Photos From City Of Water Day at The Hoboken Cove

Photos taken by Ralph DeMatthews on City of Water Day July 14, 2018 The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse at the natural sand beach along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway. Great day for families to get into the Hudson River via kayak. Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse volunteer helping kayakers launch [...]

Photos From City Of Water Day at The Hoboken Cove2019-04-23T14:47:43+00:00

Photos from the April 20, 2018 Rally to Protect our Waterfront

Rally held at Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken to protest proposed NY Waterway diesel depot at former Union Dry Dock site Children leading the charge to protect their playgrounds from being polluted with dieselfumes. Mayor Ravi Bhalla who organized the event being interviewed by the press. Noelle Thurlow, the head [...]

Photos from the April 20, 2018 Rally to Protect our Waterfront2019-04-23T14:54:49+00:00

Photos from FBW’s 2017 Annual Connect the Waterfront Fundraising Event

Frank DeGrim's photos from FBW's 2017 annual fundraising party Jon Otto checking in with FBW volunteers Emmanuelle Morgen, Stephen Walter and Todd Gagen. FBW party getting started at Kolo Klub. FBW Board member Aaron Lewit with BCB Bank's Christine Bridgelal, event Honorary Co-Chair Pamela Strell and Karen Nason owner of [...]

Photos from FBW’s 2017 Annual Connect the Waterfront Fundraising Event2019-04-23T15:56:04+00:00

Photos from FBW’s Sunset Dinner Cruise on March 23, 2017

Guests boarding the Classic Harbor Line's Manhattan II yacht. (Photo credit: Paul Schoenberger.) Larry Bijou of Bijou Properties with Tricia Hrotko, Heather Gibbons & Monica Pollock. (Photo credit: Frank DeGrim.) The Classic Harbor Line's Manhattan II yacht circling the Statue of Liberty. (Photo credit: Frank DeGrim.) Inside the [...]

Photos from FBW’s Sunset Dinner Cruise on March 23, 20172019-04-23T14:52:52+00:00