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Mini Adidas Originals Superstar (40486) Review

The LEGO® Group and Adidas have collaborated for some time. Several different sneakers hit the market following the initial pairing. I even bought a couple of pairs. Additionally, in June, the LEGO® Group released a new Adidas Superstar Originals set (10282). To coincide with the release, they also produced a special gift-with-purchase (GWP), the Mini Adidas Originals Superstar.  As I

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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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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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Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets (76389) Review

Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets

Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets (76389) is the largest of the summer 2021 Harry Potter releases. Previously, we have reviewed other offerings from the wave here on True North Bricks. Those sets included Polyjuice Potion Mistake, Fluffy Encounter, Fawkes, Hogsmeade Village Visit, and the new BrickHeadz. This set features the first large segment of Hogwarts since the Astronomy Tower from August

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Minions Kung Fu Training

Minions Kung Fu Training

In summer 2019, the LEGO® Group announced a new theme of sets based on the hit Minions movie franchise. The first wave was due in April 2020, just ahead of the proposed release of The Rise of Gru, the latest movie in the series. However, the COVID-19 pandemic came along, and the Rise of Gru release date hit the backburner.

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