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The Bricks is our bar and cafe that we opened in Ybor City in July 2010. Get more info at TheBricksYbor.com.

The next day, we're right back at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013

The next day, we're right back at The Bricks for coffee, lunch, and planning the day's skate mission.

Get your props for the John Hancocks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Get your props for the John Hancocks.
Skater Profile: Mike Carroll
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It's an Adio reunion with Nick Dompierre, Steve

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

It's an Adio reunion with Nick Dompierre, Steve Nesser, and Ed Selego. Aaron Suski, thanks for skating this weekend.
Skater Profile: Ed Selego
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Mike Carroll tells a story with every signature

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mike Carroll tells a story with every signature that he gives. It's a lot better when the alcohol is talking, too.
Skater Profile: Mike Carroll
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A small sample of the work on the walls

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

A small sample of the work on the walls at The Bricks.
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Craig Chimile and Kelly Bird, Ybor locals

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Craig Chimile and Kelly Bird, Ybor locals for the weekend.
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Justin and HiDefJoe, patiently waiting

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013

Justin and HiDefJoe, patiently waiting for a Moat Water ply.

HiDefJoe and Justin are shredding the new seats

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013

HiDefJoe and Justin are shredding the new seats at The Bricks.

Now we’re back at The Bricks again

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012

Now we’re back at The Bricks again where the Pharmacy crew is getting live as usual out front.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Two more boards you'll see on the SPoT deck wall soon.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Clements, the King of Ybor, and the Jester of Ybor.
Skater Profile: Jorge Angel aka Porpe
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

I have to pause for a fan out photo with Ed Selego.
Skater Profile: Ed Selego
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Big Al, Kyle, and Ed all have liver soaking in Moat Water now.
Skater Profile: Allen Russell
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Casey Wayne, thanks for the amazing art that will now become a Skatepark of Tampa deck. Four artists were chosen to have their designs become a SPoT board and Casey was one of them.
Skater Profile: Casey Wayne
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Thanks to these creators for your work and contribution.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Casey has some nice words to say about us Tampons. Again, thanks!
Skater Profile: Casey Wayne
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Casey's work.
Skater Profile: Casey Wayne
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Anthony Furlong, thanks for getting Schaefer to yell at me for making jokes about vert, which I am now no longer allowed to do.
Skater Profile: Anthony Furlong
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Kyle Randall, thanks for the passion.
Skater Profile: Kyle Randall
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Big Al, thanks for being King of Ybor.
Skater Profile: Allen Russell
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

John Montesi, thanks for the 20 stories in 30 seconds on the mic.
Skater Profile: John Montesi
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Tommie Zam, thanks for the hard work in skateboarding.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Ed Selego, thanks for being awesome.
Skater Profile: Ed Selego
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Stop by The Bricks when it's less insane than tonight to really get a look at all the amazing new work on the walls.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Thanks for the support, ya'll.
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

The Moat Water media team - Joe, Chris, Josh, Schaefer, Justin, and Porpe.
Skater Profile: Brian Schaefer
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Chad Cardoza, thanks for putting all these shows together.
Skater Profile: Chad Cardoza
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Moat Water Release Party at The Bricks

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

And now we're off to The Bricks for the Moat Water Release Party and SPoT 20 Year Anniversary Art Show Part Two.
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Latinos love their camo

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2012

Latinos love their camo.
Skater Profile: Angel Carela
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Nice stories of Porpe getting fired twice

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2012

Nice stories of Porpe getting fired twice from the days of when he worked with these old friends here.
Skater Profile: Jorge Angel aka Porpe
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Boxing champ

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, September 23, 2012

Boxing champ.
Skater Profile: Stalker Steve
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Dinner at The Bricks before hitting the sauce

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, September 22, 2012

Dinner at The Bricks before hitting the sauce and pavement. That's a Pacific Rim Pulled Pork Sandwich. I eat it with no modifications at all like a grown up.
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A small sample of the cruisers

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, September 22, 2012

A small sample of the cruisers.
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The talent, Porpe, aka Pork Angel

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, September 22, 2012

The talent, Porpe, aka Pork Angel, filming his intro with HiDefJoe who's doing the video recap.
Skater Profile: Jorge Angel aka Porpe
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They're an hour into waiting for Porpe to make it

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012

They're an hour into waiting for Porpe to make a trick he can't do.
Skater Profile: Joe Pelham aka HiDefJoe
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Thanks for being a part of all this we're doing

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012

Thanks for being a part of all this we're doing, ya'll.
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I'm out, good night Wit E and Wife E!

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012

I can't hang for long without drinking and being hungover at 11pm still from the night before. I'm out, good night Wit E and Wife E!
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Yep, we all still have that child-like wonder

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012

Yep, we all still have that child-like wonder when it comes to that silly piece of wood with wheels bolted to it.
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The crouching tiger is a nice alternative

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Saturday, May 05, 2012

The crouching tiger is a nice alternative to the hand gesture photo stance. Brittany is sticking with the thumbs.
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The Bricks Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

Thanks to The Bricks for having another great Art Show. I am looking forward to the next one.

Vamp Vader Goofy Star Wars 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

Everyone in this photo skates goofy, including Vamp Vader.
Skater Profile: Pat Stiener

Vampire Vader and Cullen Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

I don't how many shots Cullen had, but he was getting a little weird with Vamp Vader.

Herradura Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

This shot that Andrew is pouring up for me was called The Blaster. It consisted of my favorite tequila, Herradura. The other ingredients don't matter. As long as there is Herradura, I will drink it.

Chad Cardoza Piece at The Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

Chad Cardoza always has a great piece in every art show at The Bricks.
Skater Profile: Chad Cardoza

Ryan Clements at The Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

To my surprise, Ryan Clements was also in attendance. He was hanging out with Tom, who has a nice tattoo shop right above The Bricks.
Skater Profile: Ryan Clements

Chewbacca Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

The real Chewbacca was in attendance. I couldn't really understand what he was saying.

Chewbacca Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

Artists from the Tampa Bay area got together and created pieces of art based on the Star Wars movies. Here we have Chewbacca.

Wit E Beats Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

Wit E Beats was in attendance with his lady wearing some Star Wars gear.

Vampire Vader Star Wars Art Show 2012

By Porpe, Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012

When the dude checking your ID has his belly hanging out dressed in a Jedi costume with his arm around a fake vampire wearing a Dark Vader mask, you are in for a good time.

The Transworld Cinematographer Project premiere

By Rob Meronek, Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Transworld Cinematographer Project premiere is in front of this crowd right now. I need to watch it sober.
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