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LEGO Harry Potter Magical Holiday Contest

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There is a new contest on LEGO Ideas for LEGO Harry Potter fans. The LEGO Ideas team is looking for recreations of iconic Harry Potter winter scenes, across any of the films. The contest is fun, the prizes are amazing, so if you are a Harry Potter fan, this is your chance to have a […]

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Learning from model train layouts – part 1

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) Reading and re-reading all the model train magazines I own (mainly Model Railroader and Classic Toy Trains) is almost a hobby onto itself. Doing so is supposed to teach model railroaders (and by extension, LEGO City train builders) many lessons. Some are lessons that I’ve absorbed; there are others that […]

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Exploring LEGO roller coaster elements

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) If you read my previous articles you know that I have been working on a series of LEGO amusement park mash-up projects by combining sets from different themes (see links at the end of this post). So far, we discussed mixing sets from LEGO Friends and LEGO Ninjago, LEGO Creator […]

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Donate LEGO to children thru LEGO Replay

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Today, The LEGO Group announced the launch of LEGO Replay, a pilot program that will accept any and all previously used LEGO bricks and donate them to children’s non-profits in the United States. The effort is a collaboration with Give Back Box, Teach For America, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Below are the […]

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Custom LEGO models & more at Rebrickable

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If you track your LEGO collection on Brickset, you are likely already aware that Brickset.com is integrated with another extremely useful LEGO fan website, Rebrickable.com. Rebrickable allows you to check what other official LEGO sets, alternate models, and fan-submitted creations you could build from your current collection. We talked about how to set up an […]

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LEGO Speed Champions partners with Jaguar

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A couple of days ago, Panasonic Jaguar Racing revealed their brand-new all electric racecar to challenge for season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Part of the event was revealing that Panasonic Jaguar Racing has partnered with the LEGO Group and Scalextric to create mini versions of Jaguar’s racecars set to go on sale […]

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LEGO Star Wars Triple Force Friday specials!

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Today is the beginning of Disney’s Triple Force Friday promotional event to celebrate the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker film (scheduled for release December 20th). LEGO is participating in the fun with their own Triple Force Friday event by offering a whole range of new sets, promotional items, and sales for LEGO Star […]

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LEGO set mash-up: combining Friends & Marvel

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) If you read my previous articles you know that I have been working on a series of LEGO amusement park projects by combining sets from different themes (see links at the end of this post). So far, we discussed combining a LEGO Friends set with one from LEGO Ninjago, and […]

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October 2019 – new LEGO sets & promotions

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The month of October is getting us closer to the year-end holiday season, which means that LEGO fans can look forward to holiday sets, new sets in various themes, freebies, and more. In addition, Triple Force Friday is coming up this weekend with a whole range of new LEGO Star Wars sets, sales, and promotions […]

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Brick Breakdown: LEGO Disney Train & Station

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(Written by William) The recently released #71044 LEGO Disney Train and Station is the second largest set after the very successful #71040 LEGO Disney Castle. We will look at some of the interesting building techniques found in the set, but first I wanted to share some general thoughts. The two sets are similar in price […]

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