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Details: Richmond, Va.

Friday, March 5, 2010; WE18

Getting there

Richmond is about 109 miles south of Washington on Interstate 95. After 95 becomes I-64, take Exit 78 (Boulevard) south and follow the blue attraction signs for the Virginia Historical Society.

Staying there

Grace Manor Inn

1853 W. Grace St., 804-353-4334

http://www.thegracemanorinn.com

Bed-and-breakfast, rooms start at $150.

Comfort Inn Conference Center Midtown

3200 W. Broad St., 804-359-4061

http://www.comfortinn.com

Rooms from $59.95.

Eating there

Arianna's Grill

700 N. Sheppard St., 804-353-6002.

http://www.ariannasgrill.com/

Italian fare, including choices for vegans/vegetarians. Entrees: $6.95-$14.95.

Bandito's Burrito Lounge

2905 Patterson Ave., 804-354-9999

http://www.banditosburritolounge.com

Mexican fare includes black bean tacos and cheese enchiladas for $1.95 and $5.50-$8.50 lunch specials.

Caliente

2922 Park Ave.,

804-340-2920

http://www.calienterichmond.com

Cajun-Caribbean-Southern fare with barbecued braised pork shank ($17.25), jerk chicken ($14.95) and catfish po'boys ($8.50).

Playing there

Virginia Historical Society

428 N. Boulevard,

804-358-4901

http://www.vahistorical.org

Galleries open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Confederate Memorial Chapel

2900 Grove Ave.,

804-740-4479

Open Wednesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

Information

http://www.visitrichmondva.com

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