Iowa December 30, 2016
The Greatest Store In The Universe Is Right Here In Iowa And You Need To Visit
Iowa is full of fun places to explore, with all kinds of sights and sounds. One of the most fun places to visit is RAYGUN, an epic tee shirt store with a wicked sense of humor. Most would definitely agree that it is one of the best stores to visit in the Midwest, or even the universe!
RAYGUN, aka, the greatest store in the universe, is chock full of clothes and accessories that are fun, snarky and bursting with personality.
Their shirts are designed and printed in Des Moines, Iowa, or in other local or Midwestern companies, so they’re definitely staying true to their roots.
They also have plenty of other items to peruse, like kitchenware, artwork, gifts, and much more.
The store was founded by Mike Draper, an Iowa native who started out selling tee shirts on the street.
RAYGUN in Des Moines was opened in 2005, and there are now also locations in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Kansas City.
RAYGUN is really a store that’s known for its sense of humor. No matter what you think is funny, there’s something there for you.
Do you like political statements? Check.
Iowa inside jokes? Yep.
If you prefer sweeter things with less edge, there’s plenty of cute merchandise to fall in love with.
Pop culture? Definitely.
The store isn’t just a retailer, they also host a number of events, like live music, fundraisers, and more.
If you want to show RAYGUN your love outside the store, indulge in the Zombie Burger named for the store.
This delicious concoction is piled with Monterey Jack, fried jalapenos, caramelized onion, bacon, guacamole and chipotle mayo. 300 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA.
Or, try the Raygun IPA at Backpocket Brewing in Coralville. 903 Quarry Rd., Coralville, IA.
RAYGUN has four locations: 505 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA. 103 E College St., Iowa City, IA. 1028 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. 1803 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO.
Or, you can visit their website
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