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So you think you know Cheyenne, Wyo.

both Ryan and me, and we recommend the jalapeno popper and the NY Blue pizzas. Just What comes to mind when you think of Cheythinking about them makes my mouth water. enne, Wyo.? Cowboy hats and big trucks? Trains? Everyone knows about the Wrangler (Boot Those are all accurate descriptions of Cheyenne. Barn) in Cheyenne, and I did purchase a hat It’s a historic train town with a lot of cowboys, there while I was in town, but we found a real cowgirls and big trucks. Today, however, Cheygem of a shop next to Freedom’s Edge Brewery. enne is so much more. Mid Mod Etc. is a terrific store that’s worth Last summer we spent a weekend in Cheythe drive if you love mid-modern clothing, enne. We were there to attend the Celtic Festival furniture, decor and even cars. You can track and Rock the Block, as well as explore a town their inventory by following their Facebook we’d only ever passed through. page. And here’s the best part, their prices beat I’m going to write several posts about this trip anything you’ll find at the mid-modern stores on HeidiTown.com, including some of the fun in Denver. touristy things you can do here, like the trolley Ryan was excited to find two stores selling tour, botanic garden and museums, but in this vinyl in Cheyenne. There’s Ernie November post I want to concentrate on some of the surand Phoenix Books & Music. prising things we discovered in Cheyenne. In addition, Ryan was overjoyed to disPhoto by Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer First of all, did you know there are three cover Cheyenne has an arcade bar. Located in Downtown Cheyenne looking down go Capital Avenue breweries in Cheyenne, Wyo.? True story. downtown, Flippers Family Arcade is good for towards The Depot. We visited two of the three, stopping first at families, but also fun for adults, because not Accomplice Beer Company where guests pour Freedom’s Edge Brewing Co. is just a couple of only do they have a large selection of arcade their own beer. Yes, you read that right. Accomplice blocks from Cheyenne’s downtown plaza. They have games and pinball, they have a bar serving beer and has self-pour taps, and they have a lot of them. a traditional taproom with a nice contemporary feel wine. It’s a great place to kill an hour or two. After a brief explanation of how it works from the and good beer. We’ll definitely be back to Freedom’s As some of you know, I’m a coffee snob, so I was bartender, we were off. They use an electronic card Edge on our next visit to Cheyenne. delighted to find the Paramount Cafe in Cheyenne. system to track how much you pour, so you can’t We didn’t make it to Danielmark’s Brewing Co. This trendy coffee shop under The Second Floor, a drink here all day long. on E. 18th Street, but this is Cheyenne’s newest coworking space, serves up a quality cup of Joe. We also got lunch at this brewpub, sliders for brewery and is located in a renovated historic home. So there you have it — did you know Cheyenne Ryan and chicken tenders for me. The tenders were They have an outdoor patio and feature food trucks. was so hip and happening? I didn’t. some of the best I’ve had, although the ranch dress- Speaking of food trucks, there’s a delightful pizza Originally published at HeidiTown.com. Heidiing could be a bit thicker. While it’s a bit gimmicky, place in Cheyenne that got its start as a food truck. Town.com covers festivals and travel in the AmeriAccomplice is centrally located in the famous depot Bella Fuoco Wood Fire Pizza gets top marks from can West. building and a must-visit when in Cheyenne. Special to the Surveyor