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Old Versus New Pirates Pieces

I have often thought about writing an article that compares old LEGO® pieces with their newer counterparts. With the release of Pirates of Barracuda Bay (21322), the time seems right. This LEGO® Ideas set really takes you back to the Pirates theme of old. There are so many familiar little odds and ends. However, many of these familiar bits are

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Fairy Bricks Magic at Montreal Children’s Hospital

Fairy Bricks magic found its way to the Montreal Children’s Hospital, making an important contribution to therapeutic play. Recently an opportunity came my way through the LEGO® Ambassador Network. Another recognized LEGO® community, Fairy Bricks, presented LEGO® Ambassadors with the chance to do something nice for children. Fairy Bricks is a charitable organization from the UK. Their goal is to

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LEGO® Group Flies High

Following a year of financial growth, awards, and international brand recognition, the LEGO® Group flies high into 2020. On March 4, the LEGO® Group released their annual earnings and revenue statement for 2019. To summarize, sales grew by 5.6% over 2018. Additionally, revenue went up 6% and profits increased. The company also expanded in all its global markets. They opened

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The Manny Interview (LEGO® Masters)

In episode four of LEGO® Masters USA, teams competed to build epic movie scenes featuring blockbuster genres. Following appearances by celebrity guests and a major twist, one team went home. Sadly, that team was Manny and Nestor. True North Bricks, The Brothers Brick, Brickset, and BZPower caught up with Manny for an interview following the elimination. Click here to read the Episode

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Movie Genres (LEGO® Masters)

Episode four, Movie Genres (LEGO® Masters) aired on February 26, 2020. Consequently, contestants faced the challenge of constructing a movie scene from a specific genre in just eight hours. Upon completion, guest stars Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (writers and directors of the LEGO® Movie) assigned each team a new theme to incorporate into their previous build. In the end,

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Canadian LEGO® Deals (02/28/20)

This week’s Canadian LEGO® deals (02/28/20) are nothing phenomenal. There seems to be a lull in deals worth writing about. However, if you are itching to get yourself a set for spring break, there are still some average savings to be had. AFFILIATE DEALS These affiliate links earn a small commission by informing retailers that you came from True North

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Cut in Half (LEGO® Masters)

Episode three of LEGO® Masters USA aired on February 19, 2020. For their challenge, contestants first raced to select half of an everyday object cut down the middle. LEGO® plates filled the space where the other half had once been. Aspiring LEGO® masters had to build the missing half. However, simply replicating the other half did not cut it. Telling

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