If it’s been a while since you’ve been to Ogden, you might not recognize it now. Ogden has its roots in the Wild West. The coming of the Transcontinental Railroad built up 25th Street, but even then the town was not tamed. Ogden has always had a reputation for pushing the limits. Historic 25th Street (AKA Two-Bit Street) once had an unsavory reputation, but it has undergone another transformation into the cultural heart of the city. A couple of lively, eclectic downtown blocks are lined with independent stores, restaurants and bars. So much so, that it has outgrown 25th Street and leaked onto Washington Blvd (AKA The ’Vard) and surrounding neighborhoods. Traces of the past remain, however, enriching the city’s wild spirit. Ogden’s Union Station, now an event venue and museum, stands as a monument to the city’s railroading history. And, as legend has it, the site of a once notorious brothel, The Rose Rooms, has become a modern nightclub.