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November 1, 2019
Working to complete a contiguous public park along the Hudson River and promote development that meets the highest standards of urban design.
VOTE FOR PARKS, CITY COUNCIL & STATE ASSEMBLY  
Election Day is this Tuesday, November 5. Polls in Hoboken are open from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm. Don't forget to vote YES + YES. Nearly all of Hoboken's elected officials and the candidates running for City Council endorse a "yes" vote on Questions 1 and 2. To see the list, click the button below.
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ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR SAME TIME & PLACE
Come to the FBW Open House this weekend
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 Vote YES Campaign, Hartz Towers at the Weehawken Cove, the Railyard Redevelopment Project and our upcoming fundraiser on November 14. Take the Hoboken Artists Studio Tour while you are at it. Same dates & times, also at Neumann Leathers Building.
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HUDSON RIVER FISHERMEN'S ASSOC. TO BE HONORED
Join us at FBW's Connect the Waterfront Annual Fundraising Party 
This year we’re back at the Hoboken Elks Club. We are thrilled to be presenting the 2019 Riparian Award to the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association, the group that helped start the “riverkeeper” movement, and have been fighting to protect the Hudson River for more than 50 years. Above image is the original Riverkeeper boat that was recently found and will be restored.
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PACKED CHAMBERS APPLAUDS DECISION
Weehawken Planning Board rejects Hartz application to build 200 foot tall twin towers at Weehawken Cove
On Tuesday night, October 29, the Weehawken Planning Board rejected an application by Hartz Mountain Industries, the developer of Lincoln Harbor,  to build a massive project at the Weehawken Cove abutting the planned Rebuild by Design park in Hoboken. Neighboring residents from Weehawken, Union City and Hoboken have attended the Weehawken Planning Board hearings objecting to the building heights — two 18-story towers exceeding 200 feet — and scale — nearly 100 percent lot coverage. The vote was unanimous.
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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.
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