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Construction Underway to Expand Newark’s Riverfront Park

The park along the Passaic River is expanding further north and will include an amphitheater and an urban beach.
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Hoboken’s Council Takes a Step Towards Acquiring Union Dry Dock

The council voted 8-1 last week in favor of moving forward on the purchase or eminent domain of the waterfront property, which would be used as open space.
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Jersey City’s Many Stunning Parks Offer So Much More Than Just Good Looks

Jersey City may be known for its expanding skyline, but the parks within the city deserve some recognition of their own.
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Northwest Pop-Up Park Opens Today, Kicking Off Hoboken’s Greenery Blitz

The first of three new parks coming to the west side of the Mile Square City will celebrate its grand opening, and construction of two other green spaces near the palisades is chugging right along.
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Improvements Planned for Dennis P. Collins Park in Bayonne

Changes could be coming to the Dennis P. Collins Park along the Kill Van Kull.
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Why Does Colgate Clock Park Continue To Sit Derelict? Blame The State

The waterfront land behind the Colgate-Palmolive Clock has become a dirty, undeveloped eyesore, but plans for clean-up and development have been stalled by State ownership.
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Paulus Hook Park Getting Renovated This Summer

After years of hard work, planning, and fundraising, over $700,000 will be spent overhauling a historic but underutilized landmark in the heart of Downtown Jersey City, as the group spearheading the renovations has everything they need to move forward with the project.
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New Riverview-Fisk Park Gazebo Plans Unveiled

Jersey City’s Riverview-Fisk Park is finally getting a new gazebo. It’s been four years since Hurricane Sandy’s winds blew the roof off the historic structure. Now, the Riverview Neighborhood Association has unveiled plans for a replacement for the destroyed gazebo.
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Reservoir No. 3: Jersey City’s Rustic Jewel

Tucked away in an otherwise quiet residential section of The Heights, the Jersey City Reservoir is flourishing with signs of life despite being decommissioned, a relic that provides some of the best fall foliage views right in the middle of the city.

‘City of Trees’ Looks to Green a Concrete Jungle

Following the success of the Big Dig tulip and daffodil bulb planting initiative, the Jersey City Parks Coalition is now setting their sites on trees, with a new program called 'City of Trees'. The goal is to plant 5,000 trees in Jersey City in 5 years. See how they plan to do it.