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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.

Historical Commission Okays Demo of Sloan Mansion

Historical Commission Okays Demo of Sloan Mansion

May 11, 2012  |  Buzz

Strange days at the Historical Commission, as the University of Pennsylvania claims financial hardship in order to tear down a protected building that's on the Philadelphia Historic Building Register > more

Truth in Advertising

Truth in Advertising

May 4, 2012  |  Last Light

A collection of some of Philly's best bar signs, vintage and otherwise. We bet you haven't seen most of these gems! > more

Tin To Gold In Brewerytown?

Tin To Gold In Brewerytown?

May 3, 2012  |  News

A unusual building sheathed in metal both inside and out gets rehabbed on Bailey Street > more

Divine Lorraine Finally Sealed

Divine Lorraine Finally Sealed

April 24, 2012  |  Buzz

The building had been open to trespassers for many months. A small fire in late March prompted the City of Philadelphia to act > more

Buck Hosiery Mill Burns, Two Firefighters Killed

Buck Hosiery Mill Burns, Two Firefighters Killed

April 9, 2012  |  News

An absentee landlord failed to secure the building and piled up more than $60,000 in unpaid property taxes, liens and building code violations > more