The Lums diner. Near the corner of Grace and Laurel.
Always had "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye on their jukebox.
The Greca, corner of Grace and Shafer.
Eventually it became a strip joint.
Station Break - 900 block of W. Grace St.
For those who had nothing to do during the day.
Newgate Prison, 900 block of W. Grace St.
The VCU Police are located here now but they'll be moving downtown within the next year or so.
Chicken Box, 900 block of W. Grace St.
Terrible but very cheap food. Had a large mural of a farm on the wall.
Hababa's, 900 block of W. Grace St.
I think Brigg's Barbecue has this space now.
The Metro, 900 block of W. Grace St.
Watched a lot of MTV here in 1984 (when MTV was good).
Ate a good amount of nachos and drank lots of beer with friends here.
Plaza Art has been here a good while in this location.
The original Village Cafe, corner of Harrison and Grace.
Drank my first Richmond beer in here at the back
table in August of 1982 - only 32 years ago.
I seem to remember people always playing "Mr. Sandman"
by The Chordettes, 1954, on the little jukeboxes that were in the booths.
- Ray (old!)