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by Andrea Swalec January 23, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

Eastern Market Metro station

Emergency Response Communication Breakdown — Metro couldn’t communicate with the D.C. Fire Department during the fatal smoke incident near L’Enfant Plaza on Jan. 12 because they were unaware that D.C. had encrypted its radios. [WAMU]

More Details on Navy Yard Development — JDLand has more details on the waterfront development update from the Capitol Riverfront BID. An apartment building will replace the Trapeze School at 4th and Tingey streets late this year or early next year, and work will begin this year on the marina and piers at Yards Park. The overall tone of the event yesterday: “All this stuff we planned is actually happening!” [JDLand]

What You Always Wanted to Know About Your Neighborhood — Washington City Paper has answers to readers’ questions about the District, including why there’s only a half-block of F Street SE and why Capitol Police continually stop the 30S bus. [Washington City Paper]

Southeast D.C. Street Mural Map — Curbed mapped out the sites of street art on the Hill and in Hill East and Navy Yard. [Curbed]

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