Wrecked Shrimp Boat (70419) Review

I started my career in wildlife biology. Consequently, I have a big interest in animals. I like to collect LEGO® animals as a result. I have numerous alligators already. However, the Wrecked Shrimp Boat (70419) caught my interest early on. It has an albino alligator. I waited quite some time to buy the set, but…

Summer 2020 Sets Delayed

August 1, 2020 came and went in Canada without the appearance of new LEGO® sets. For fans, getting the summer 2020 LEGO® sets delayed was an unpleasant surprise this past weekend. In fact, this wave of kits has been a point of contention for many Canadian AFOLs for months now. These sets received a European…

Summer 2020 Hidden Side Pics

Not too long ago, we published a preliminary look at the summer 2020 Hidden Side sets. However, the LEGO® Group recently released official images showing more detail. Additionally, all of the set information is now available. With the last round of photos, I also conducted some simple Instagram surveys to gauge interest. I include the…

Hidden Side Summer 2020 Sets

The news about upcoming sets keeps coming. This time we have a Hidden Side summer 2020 update. Five new sets are coming, and below you can get your first look. Similar to other recent posts about new sets, this one comes from European toy retailers.  70433 – J.B.’s Submarine This is an interesting set reveal….

Drag Racer (40408) Review

From January 24 until February 9, 2020 at the LEGO® Store, spending $45 or more gets you a Hidden Side gift with purchase. Since this is a limited time offer, I decided to do an extra review this week. I picked this up on my last trip to the LEGO® Store (click here to read…

January 2020 LEGO® Haul

It has been a busy month, and I acquired quite a few great sets in my January 2020 LEGO® haul. I bought way more than I intended… Additionally, the LEGO® Group sent me a pretty cool freebie this month: a pre-release copy of the upcoming Ideas International Space Station set. I already built and reviewed…

Shrimp Shack Attack (70422) Review

I recently heard from a young man who frequents True North Bricks. As it turns out, he is using the reviews to help build his Christmas list this year. Naturally, I was flattered that a fellow LEGO® enthusiast would use my reviews for such an important cause. Therefore, my wife and I sent him a…

Paranormal Intercept Bus 3000 (70423) Review

A few weeks ago, I reviewed my first set from the Hidden Side theme. It was the Newbury Juice Bar freebie set. With Halloween this week, I am taking a look at one of the larger sets that is actually available for purchase. This week’s review set made my wish list early on because of…