NYCLUG at the LIC Springs! Block Party in Queens

Youngsters avail themselves of LEGO bricks at the LIC Springs event May 17

Youngsters avail themselves of LEGO bricks at the LIC Springs event May 17

NYCLUG members Kent, Moa Victor and Sid were on hand as NYCLUG hosted its first-ever Community Build Event at the massive LIC Springs block party on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens on May 17. (more…)


An inspirational building technique — not to mention a great gag to pull on April Fools day!

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Hi all, I know I’ve been off the blog for quite a while now, almost a month in fact. If you’ve been following me on Model Building Secrets Facebook page (and you really should 😉 ) then you’ll know that I’ve been working on a huge project, 4 ft long huge to be exact. I am almost done with it, and should get back to more normal postings within a day or so.

Now I’m not into April Fool’s, so the only “prank” I’m going to play is that I won’t tell you what I’m working on. What I will tell you is that I will be at PAX East in Boston next weekend building my current project on site. So if you are going, come by and say hi.

Even though I don’t like April Fool’s Day, I did like this latest creation by Sean and Steph Mayo.

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This should make you into a Miniland-scale fan:  A woman named Leah applied for an internship by designing herself out of LEGO bricks and sending it — along with a resume in the form of a poster illustrated with Lego elements — to prospective employers.  Guess you could say she’s really building up her career.  (via


In this edition, a new documentary on AFOLs will bow at the Tribeca Film Festival; LEGO formally announces the new Simpsons minifigs; and a Mindstorms team solves a Rubik’s cube in mind-numbingly record time.


NYCLUG’s First LEGO Community Window Display at Rockefeller Center


Members of NYCLUG got together Friday evening at the LEGO Store at Rockefeller Center to install their first-ever LUG Community Window Display.   (more…)

NYCLUG’s in the New York Daily News!

There are AFOLs among us, not the least of whom is Sean Kenney, one of the few artists in the world whose medium is the LEGO brick.  This Sunday’s Daily News has a profile of Sean, in which NYCLUG gets a nice hat tip.   (more…)