NIMBY is an acronym for “not in my back yard.” It is generally is a derogatory term used for retired busy-bodies who fight such laudable causes as affordable housing, cluster housing and increased density in their neighborhoods.
White Plains NY is one of the most centrally located municipalities in Westchester NY. As such, it is land-locked with no direct access to either the Hudson River or Long Island Sound. However, its central location means that you are never far from anything when you are in White Plains. The map below shows just how central that location is.
The River Walk is an ambitious plan to create a linear park and walking trail along the Hudson River that extends from the northern tip of the county in Peekskill to Yonkers at the border of the Bronx. This portion has just been constructed. I was there a couple of years ago before the plan had come to life.