The Riverview Neighborhood Association was very active in 2017, here is a
quick recap of some of our activities and accomplishments:
- Oversaw the completion of the new Pavilion/Gazebo in Riverview Park and dedicated it to late board member Maria Tuzzo.
- Worked with NJ Transit Representatives and elected officials to increase service on the 119 bus.
- Secured a commitment from the city to finalize the plans and start the Riverview Park renovation in 2018.
- Worked with the city to finally break ground and start construction of
the Dog Park adjacent to Janet Moore Park (opening in Spring
- Partnered with Riverview Jazz and The Statuary to host two incredible
concerts and performances under the vault on Historic Holland
- Continued to work with other Heights organizations and community
members with the goal to bring about affordable live/work spaces and
shared community arts space on Palisade Ave.
- Grew and evolved the Ogden's End Community Garden by expanding both the vegetable garden and perennial areas.
- Co-produced, along with James Ruggia, a full year of monthly Poetry
and Spoken Word events at the Fox and Crow featuring writers and poets
from all over the NY Metro area.
- Produced and Presented the "Live On The Palisades" series of four concerts in Riverview Park.
- Organized and hosted the Big Spring Cleanup event in Riverview Park by
partnering with the JC Sanitation department, All American Recycling
- Brought Back the Flea Market and Park Fest to Riverview Park.
- Worked with the Mayors Office to get Palisade Ave paved.
- Oversaw and worked through many proposed development projects in the
Heights and worked with the developers to improve the projects and lower
the negative impact on the Heights community and neighbors.
- Partnered with local businesses in the community.
THANK YOU to all our 2017 sponsors:
Yoga In The Heights
The Fox and Crow
Low Fidelity Bar
107 Bowers Gallery and Artspace
AB Cruz Construction
Guitar Bar and Drum Den
The Corkscrew Bar
Coach House Diner
NJ Office Share.
PS Wine Bar
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