Daily Archives: June 11, 2013

RSVP Today for June 22 Ironbound Riverfront Walk

On Saturday, June 22, come explore the changing Ironbound Riverfront!

This walk will cover 2 miles of the Ironbound riverfront between Penn Station and Chapel Street. Come see for yourself the environmental clean-up of the old city gasworks, the just-opened Essex County Riverfront Park, and the nearly completed Newark Riverfront Park featuring a bright orange boardwalk. Also hear the stories and meet some of the Newarkers who have organized their neighbors to shape our community. Join the movement to reconnect the soul of Newark to its river.

Please wear comfortable clothes and sturdy closed-toe shoes. You are encouraged to bring a bottle of water. Hard hats are optional. ; )

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 11 am–1 pm
Meet at Newark Penn Station Info Booth
Free and open to the public, but RSVP required!
(973) 733-3917
newarkriverfront [at] gmail [dot] com

130622IronboundWalkshop
Download PDF flyer here.

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Recent riverfront news clippings

Waterfront recreation facility in Newark, The Star-Ledger, May 22, 2013

Passaic River mud flat cleanup set to begin near Lyndhurst park, New Jersey Record, June 3, 2013

Companies agree to pay $130 million settlement in Passaic River pollution caseThe Star-Ledger, June 11, 2013

Attorney General’s Office, DEP Announce $130 Million Partial Settlement With Several Principal Defendants In Passaic River Litigation, June 11, 2013