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Bull Shooters Saloon plans to add guest rooms

There could soon be fewer bar stools and a few more hotel rooms at the corner of Bustleton and Philmont avenues after neighbors approved a zoning application for Bull Shooters Saloon during the Somerton Civic Association’s monthly meeting on Oct. 13.


Around Town: October 21, 2015

See what events are happening in your neighborhood in the Northeast Times’ Around Town section. 


Tradition of terror

Terror Behind the Walls celebrates 25 years of horrifying people at Eastern State Penitentiary.


Taubenberger looks to reverse close loss

The City Council candidate is focusing on small businesses, absentee landlords and riverfront development, among other issues.


St. Martin to celebrate 90th anniversary

St. Martin of Tours School in Oxford Circle will celebrate 90 years of Catholic education with a Mass and luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 25. The Mass will be celebrated at noon at the church, followed by lunch in the gym of the school, at 5701 Loretto Ave.


SEPTA eliminating 20 stops from Route 66

SEPTA announced on Friday that it is eliminating 20 regular stops from the Route 66 trackless trolley service along Frankford Avenue between Bridge Street and the city line. In addition, the public transit agency is modifying an additional seven stops so that riders will board and disembark after the trolley crosses an intersection rather than before the intersection.


Scholars: October 14, 2015

The following area residents were recently graduated from La Salle University:


Register of Wills candidate wants to abolish office

“The patronage mill ends here. When I move to abolish the office by having it absorbed into the court system, I will make sure none of this is possible.” — Ross Feinberg


PGW digging up Frankford Avenue weeks after repaving

Pristine streets apparently don’t last very long in Northeast Philadelphia.


Pets of the Week: October 14, 2015

Jojo loves long walks in the sun