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Pete R


Abt, From the Skies

The next time you’re flying out of Chicago’s O’Hare airport, take a look out your window and see if you can spot Abt. If you’re not sure how to identify us (we’re the giant building right next to the expressway), just look for our rooftop logo! You’ll also see a few other interesting things, including our rooftop solar…

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Windy City Smokeout Returns to Chicago!

The area’s premier country music festival is returning to Chicago for the summer, and we’re excited to once again be a part of the action. Next weekend, the Windy City Smokeout is rolling into town for a three-day celebration of the best in BBQ cooking and country music. We’ll be hanging out at the fest all three days with…

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The Skullcandy Bandwagon is Coming to Abt

Skullcandy entered the portable audio scene in 2003 to shake up the world of boring black speakers and uninspired headphone designs. Today, they’re known for an expansive lineup of stylish, well-built products that won’t break the bank. They’ve been called makers of “the world’s coolest ear bud”—crafted with style cues like faux-alligator skin and rhinestones—and their headphones can…

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Summer Road Trip Gear Essentials

Summer is officially here, which means it’s time to start planning one of the great traditions of the season: the summer road trip. Whether you’re going to an amusement park one state over, or traversing the entire country on a weeks-long trip, traveling by car is one of the best ways to connect with the best that this…

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Abt Exclusive

Bose Sleepbuds Now Available

Bose has an extensive product lineup that encompasses home and portable audio, but some of their most beloved products are their headphones. The QuietComfort headphone series has achieved something of a cult status, and with good reason—the active noise cancelling technology in those headphones is widely considered the best in the industry. You’ll see the ubiquitous QC35 perched…

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Home Tips

How to Find Your Owner’s Manual

In this new era of televisions that can order pizza for you and refrigerators that can monitor how old your eggs are, it’s more important than ever to stay educated on all of the functions of your new electronics and appliances. Unfortunately, whether it gets thrown out with the packaging or simply lost to that mysterious netherworld that…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: DIY BBQ Rub

Still need a Father’s Day gift? DIY BBQ rub to the rescue! Father’s Day is two days away, and you might find yourself in a bit of a jam in the gift-getting department. Maybe you procrastinated, and now it’s too late to have a new BBQ grill delivered, or maybe you’re a little strapped for cash. Or maybe…

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