The reform comes in the wake of a Department of Investigation report that found problems with smuggling.
The Break Time Sports Bar and Grill owners are hoping to get a liquor license for the new bar.
The contest will include categories like architecture and economic development.
Inmate Victor Woods was being held on a drug charge when he went into convulsions, authorities said.
Spots featured on the walkway include Casita Maria, Hunts Point Palace and the Olympic Theater.
The stations would be near Co-op City, Morris Park, Parkchester and Hunts Point.
Jeffrey Taylor of The Bronx was arrested for smuggling tobacco, alcohol and a narcotic to inmates.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement that his office was prepared to take legal action.
Bradley Ballard, who suffered from schizophrenia and diabetes, died in his cell in September 2013.
Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte laid out a list of proposed reforms for Rikers.
Capt. Martine Materasso is taking over command from Deputy Inspector Philip Rivera.
Features include self-closing gates, warning signs and life rings.
Settlements were also up about 30 percent to $8 million.
As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.
A series of research projects will be held along the river on Monday, August 18.
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