Category Archives: City

Town Center (60292)

The LEGO® Group introduced a new type of road plate in January. Recently, I started reviewing my way through a few of the sets that include them. So far, I have looked at Skate Park and Shopping Street. Today, I am delving into the largest of the sets, Town Center (60292). The kit includes three large street segments as well

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Shopping Street (60306) Review

I am finally taking a look at the new City theme road plates. They came out last January. As I collect road plates, I am also taking the time to review the kits they come in. Recently, I took a look at the Skate Park. Today, I examine Shopping Street (60306). Initially, I was excited upon hearing of this set.

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Skate Park (60290) Review

In January 2021, the LEGO® Group released a number of new city sets featuring a new style of road plate. Previously, roads were standard 32×32 baseplates. The plates featured a smooth section with road lines printed on. The new style is a largely smooth 16×16 plate. It has four indented 2×4 sections of studs in the center and eight 1×4

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Ocean Mini Submarine (60263) Review

Ocean Mini Submarine (60263) Review

In August 2020, the LEGO® Group released a series of underwater exploration sets in partnership with National Geographic. I was particularly excited about the new shark figurines. The Ocean Exploration Ship came with a great white shark capable of swallowing a Minifigure whole. A couple of sets also came with a new hammerhead shark. One was the Ocean Exploration Base.

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Fall 2021 City Sets

The LEGO® Group just officially dropped the upcoming fall 2021 City sets on their official website. True North Bricks has pulled all the content together in one convenient place for you to get all the Canadian specific information. The wave features a new sub-theme called Stuntz. The sets are filled with monster trucks, stunt bikes, ramps, and flames galore. Additionally,

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Feel the Rush Giveaway (Win a Free Set)

True North Bricks continues to celebrate our five year anniversary. Last month, we gave away the Creator 3-in-1 Surfer Beach House. This month, the fun continues with our Feel the Rush Giveaway! The theme for July is extreme sports, inspired by the contest prize, the City Skate Park (60290). This set was graciously provided as a contest giveaway by the

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Summer 2021 City Sets from the LEGO® Group

News of the summer 2021 City sets has started to surface and wildlife fans are in for a real treat. In 2017, The LEGO® Group released a Jungle Exploration theme with sets like the Jungle Halftrack Mission and Jungle Exploration Site. Each came with animal figurines. This new wave returns City Minifigures to the wilderness. Consequently, it features a wildlife

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April Mini Bat-Haul

April Mini Bat-Haul

On April 1, we got wind of some new LEGO® Superheroes sets. Among them was the Classic TV Series Batmobile. That set made my wish list upon announcement. Consequently, I have been scouring stores for it in the hopes of getting it early. That did not happen, and the set is already on backorder at LEGO.com. However, I stopped by

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Donut Shop Opening (60233) Review

The Donut Shop Opening (60233) set came out in 2019. However, I waited a while to pick it up. Partly, that was due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Stores closed for months more than once. Consequently, my usual deal hunting did not happen. The first lockdown in my area eased up close to my birthday. I used the opportunity to

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A Plane Comparison

Recently, I reviewed the Friends Heartlake City Airplane (41429). Prior to that, I also looked at the City Passenger Airplane (60262). When the LEGO® Group announced these sets in summer 2020, I intended to buy the City set. However, the Friends variant intrigued me as well. Ultimately, I decided to acquire both to compare the sets. Consequently, let us make

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