Adults seem to love the LEGO Architecture series of kits as much as kids - maybe more. If enough people vote in support, Vida Andras' MAM Calatrava model might join the series.
It's been four years since LEGO KidsFest has been to Milwaukee, and during that time, the LEGO craze has grown and grown. The event is back in town and we caught up with master model-builder Chris Steininger to find out what we can expect to find at KidsFest.
The award-winning LEGO KidsFest returns to Milwaukee, for the first time in four years. The largest and longest-running official LEGO touring extravaganza will run Friday, October 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Wisconsin Center.
Milwaukee's resident groundhog didn't see his shadow - so rejoice in the revelation that spring is indeed coming. This weeks #WeWant features some of our favorite things to do and use these last few weeks of spring.
We have to wait several more months before "The Force Awakens" unleashes itself upon the world, likely nabbing pretty much every box office record in the galaxy in the process. In the meantime, there's plenty of "Star Wars" related home entertainment - "LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles" and season one of "Star Wars Rebels" - to keep our spare time engrossed in the universe.
If you're a fan of LEGOs and landmarks, then indeed everything is awesome today as Mayfair Mall announced it will play host to The LEGO Americana Roadshow from Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 28.
If your house seems more like a storage unit for thousands of dollars' worth of LEGO building sets, you're not alone. LEGO sales in recent years have soared beyond $3 billion annually and they've been growing steadily. But if you're hoping that your child's ability to follow the directions to assemble the Death Star translates into something bigger, you just might want to elevate the challenge.
The year 2014 is fading so I present a few memories, favorites and fun that made the year tick for me.
At LEGOLAND in Florida - and presumably the California location, too - there is a "miniland" of American urban skylines recreated diminutively with LEGO bricks. It's one of the highlights of the huge parks. But, if you can't get there to see it, don't worry. The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in suburban Chicago is itself a mini version of the outdoor LEGOLAND, though entirely inside. And, best of all, even the Discovery Center has a miniland.
Think about it. Camp Randall Stadium. Cameron Indoor Stadium. Allen Fieldhouse in Kansas. Ohio Stadium. Notre Dame Stadium. Bird's Nest soccer arena in Beijing. Miller Park. All made out of LEGO bricks.
Charge up your imagination - or just your mobile devices - with this weekend's edition of OnMilwaukee.com Recommends.
Makeup storage, gourmet pizza, secondhand deals and the solution to all your LEGO woes are right here in this week's OnMilwaukee.com Recommends.
If Discovery World's recent "Baseball - Innovations That Changed the Game" exhibit caught your attention, head over to Miller Park as the Brewers tackle the Pirates this weekend, May 24-26. In the stadium's concourse, you'll find a traveling interactive experience created specifically for this series at Miller Park by the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory in Louisville, Ky.
Sure, kids love trips to Disney World and water parks, but the beauty of the little people is they often are just as impressed with the smaller stuff. Like massive light bulbs and a 35,000-piece LEGO sculpture of Miller Park.
Sean Henninger, the owner of Times Square Bistro & Pizzeria in Walker's Point, is bartering a large pizza for a pound of LEGO. His plan is to build two working, full-sized clocks to display in the eatery.