Friends of Riverside, a group dedicated to preventing the sale of about half of to the , will announce their plans for the park's future on Tuesday.
The group will make the announcement at noon on at the park's amphitheater. According to a press release, the group plans to form an organization known as the Friends of Riverside Park Conservancy. Tuesday's events will also discuss the group's plans for maintaining and improving the 18-acre park.
A proposal to sell about nine acres of the park to the Coast Guard Academy for an expansion of their campus initially passed in a . A recount determined that several absentee ballots were erroneously counted, changing the total to .