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$2.1M Pearl Street Playground; Brooklyn Grange Expands

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT?Just in time for the scorching weather, a playground on Pearl Street is opening a new area that has a spray shower and water areas for kids to cool down. The $2.1 million expansion includes a pedestrian path to Beekman Street, additional seating areas, new play equipment, and "a rock feature referencing the sandy bluff that once existed at this site." [Curbedwire Inbox]

FORT GREENE?The Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm is nearly finished with their 45,000-square-foot expansion in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The new farm is now home to "several thousand tomato and pepper plants," and within a few weeks, greens will be harvested. There are also 30 beehives on the ground level, with more to come. [Curbedwire Inbox]