Goodnight Raleigh - a look at the art, architecture, history, and people of the city at night

Pac-Man on Fayetteville Street

The chase is never over. The new Fayetteville Street, NC’s main street, gives Pac-Man and the ghosts a few more obstacles to avoid.

Do you know how Mecca Restaurant got its name? The first person to respond with the correct answer wins this 5″ x 7″ print.

District Warehouse Robots


What do nearly forgotten video games from the ’80’s do these days? They still like to get out and see the town and blow up things. Usually each other.

The first person to name the video game these characters are from wins this print from Paul Friedrich.

SuperGirl and the Oral Hygiene Building

Above, a photo from Paul Friedrich’s Vacation with the Super-Heroes. many of the photos of this series are taken across the country and around the world, this photo was taken here in Raleigh. but where? and what is this oral hygiene building?

The first three individuals to get a correct answer for one of the following questions will each win a signed 5″ x 7″ print of this image of SuperGirl posing in front of the historic Oral Hygiene Building by Paul Friedrich.
  1. Identify the location of this building and its current use
  2. take a photo from inside (send to goodnightraleigh@gmail.com)
  3. explain (correctly) what the department of oral hygiene used to do

(if you know all the answers, please only answer one to let others have a chance of victory. it’s the code of the Super-Heroes, something that Paul learned during his travels with them. Only one print per person will be awarded.)


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