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Peter Woodall

Peter Woodall is the co-editor of Hidden City Daily. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and a former newspaper reporter with the Biloxi Sun Herald and the Sacramento Bee. He worked as a producer for Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and wrote a column about neighborhood bars for PhiladelphiaWeekly.com.

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

A Last Look at Second Baptist Church

April 16, 2014  |  Last Light

The demolition of a former house of worship in Northern Liberties has provided a glimpse into the building's history > more

Fire The Latest Challenge At Fort Mifflin

Fire The Latest Challenge At Fort Mifflin

April 4, 2014  |  Vantage

Late last month a fire--and the water used to put it out--damaged the Officers' Quarters building at the ancient fort on the Delaware, a site of the 2013 Hidden City Festival. Peter Woodall went down to talk about the future of the site with Beth Beatty, the executive director of Fort Mifflin, assessing the damage amidst a long list of other critical capital projects > more

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

March 13, 2014  |  News

Preservation advocates had hoped an anonymous donor's offer to purchase the historic Boyd Theater would save its stunning Art Deco auditorium. But iPic Theaters has continued to fight for its plan to install eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant in the building > more

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

South Kensington Development In A Nutshell

March 6, 2014  |  Last Light

There's been good bit of new development--and redevelopment--in South Kensington lately, and there's nothing better than a roundup of all the new (and newish) projects to give you a feel for what's been happening > more

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

February 21, 2014  |  Buzz

An anonymous local foundation has offered to match a $4.5 million bid from developers who propose to replace the theater's Art Deco interior with eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant > more