Letter to the Editor: Skate Lessons Appreciated!

Many Thanks to Tracy Estes for the kind words!  -Matt Letters to the Editor Point Pleasant Skateboard Lessons are Appreciated I want to express my appreciation to Point Pleasant Recreational Department and Coach Matt Danza for the fall recreational skateboard lessons that were attended my by son, Miles. This was Miles’ first […]

ABF in the News in 1994!

Matt’s Mother Mary Danza in ABF in 1994!  Without her none of this would have happened! North Brunswick Sentinel, August 25, 1994 First Day Fashions Short pants, big shoes go back to school this year by Kevin Byre Staff Writer NORTH BRUNSWICK-While teachers are beginning to stock up on chalk, erasers and […]

Danza Gets Back On The Grind

ABF Skate Shop was featured in the Ocean Star and Coast Star newspapers on March 17, 2016. Check it out! Here’s a PDF, too, for easy reading: ABF Skate Shop in The Coast Star    

Matt’s Letter to US1 in 2013

I was delighted to see Burt Navarrete pictured on a skateboard on the cover of the March 6 edition of U.S. 1 at his newly launched Tigerlabs entrepreneurship center. As someone who both skateboards and started a business as a teenager, this image — and the inclusion of words like “Innovation” and […]

1993: Flower/Skateboard Shop Rolls Toward Sweet Smell of Success

If you visit American Beauty Florist before Christmas, you can swing by and pick up a festive poinsettia, a floral centerpiece or one of their trademark psychedelic skateboards.  Of course, that’s not a common holiday purchase.  In fact, to Mary Danza, owner of the florist shop/skateboard boutique, her entire establishment represents an […]