a blog about life at The Locks

Where we keep you informed on news from The Locks and wax enthusiastic about urban life on Richmond’s waterfront.

  • What To Do When The Worlds Come To You

    September 15, 2015 | Brelan Hillman
    It’s almost time to ride with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Road World Championships (Worlds) rolling through Richmond in less than a week! There will be a lot going on in the city leading up to and during the nine-day event (September 19-27), so we put together a guide to get you in gear. Read on to learn about transportation recommendations, the races, watch parties, other events in the community, and more! So how will you be affected ...
  • Meet the new neighbors: V4 Development moves into Gate 5

    August 12, 2015 | by Brelan Hillman
    They’re into science, gaming and all things tech. They speak languages no one else understands. And V4 Development gets together as a team every week for Free Lunch Friday. Meet the team at V4 Development, the Locks’ first commercial ...
  • Resident Happy Hour

    February 16, 2015 | by Liz Bogue
    The Locks community is truly one of a kind. Residents are able to participate in monthly drawings and contests, utilize the concierge program, kayak or bike ride with Core Adventures, and so much more! More importantly, a huge success has been the ...
  • Be 1 of the First to Live in Gate 5!

    January 13, 2015 | by The Locks
    Best urban views of Richmond!  The Locks has boasted some of the finest city living all the way around for over a year now but true to form, they are keeping it fresh!  Gate 5 is the newest addition to the community that continues to offer upscale, ...
  • The Locks becomes more ‘walkable’!

    August 11, 2014 | by The Locks
    If you are a resident of the Locks, you probably noticed the new addition and change of flow of the canal.  The city-funded pedestrian bridge was installed this last Friday to give a new easier path along the canal and Brown’s Island, giving a ...