Decorating tips for college living.
1. After all these years, no one knows why dorm-room beds are extra long. Are college students especially tall? RE Style Twin XL Comforter, $19.99. Matching XL Twin sheets, $19.99. Target, 1 Mifflin St. 215.463.7311. target.com
2. Enjoy pix of your friends as you leave them notes asking where your toothbrush is. Chalk Board Picture Frame, $18. Smak Parlour, 219 Market St. 215.625.4551. smakparlour.com
3. This is a conversation piece. “Hey, do you like my painting/bottle opener? Allow me to open this High Life for you. Wanna make out?” Wall Mount Bottle Opener, $34. Art Star Gallery & Boutique, 623 N. Second St. 215.238.1557. artstarphilly.com
Great Places to Eat After Midnight 1. Little Pete’s, 216 S. 17th St. Wedged into a tiny nook near Rittenhouse Square, Little Pete’s serves up some of the finest diner food in Philly, 24 hours a day. Stop in any hour of the night and sample the delicious American fare, as well as the waitresses’ famous bad attitudes. 2. South Street Diner, 140 South St. Another famous Philly diner, only this one is nine times the size of Little Pete’s, and they sell delicious pastries. 3. Makkah Market, 4249 Walnut St. Makkah is a hidden gem in West Philly. It’s a grocery/Muslim bookstore/dine-in and take-out restaurant that delivers Middle-Eastern food 24 hours a day. ’Nuff said. 4....
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