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It's rare that Labrabbit Optics, West Town's shop for the hippest bespectacled denizens, holds a sale. It's even rarer that you get to see owner Coyote De Groot's mom tending bar.
So tomorrow's third anniversary party, set to take over the store from 6 to 10 p.m., is kind of a blink-and-you'll miss it opportunity. De Groot promises beer, wine, and food (and lots of it); there will also be 30 percent discounts on all frames and sunglasses. Plus, you can meet the in-house lens-cutting machine, whose name is Ripley. And, since De Groot's mom will be in the house, he encourages you to "bring your mom, too."
· Labrabbit Optics [Official Site]