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Tag: Shawn DeCicco Puyallup


New bar, familiar name: The Loose Wheel Bar & Grill to open in Puyallup

The deep-fried pickles at The Loose Wheel in Tacoma. Staff file photo

Fried pickles in Puyallup, anyone? The Loose Wheel, a sports bar on Sixth Avenue in Tacoma, is duplicating its concept and opening an outpost on Puyallup’s River Road.

Loose Wheel owner Shawn DeCicco, who also owns the Summit Pub on Canyon in Puyallup, said he’s aiming for opening his second Loose Wheel in time for the start of football season, but he might miss by a game or two. I talked to him today by phone as he was standing in the quiet of what used to be O’Henry’s, a sports bar that closed about six months ago, which will be the new home for the Loose Wheel Puyallup. He’ll rework the O’Henry’s space, adding plenty of new television panels for sports viewing, he said. Much like the Loose Wheel in Tacoma, which DeCicco opened in March 2010, the primary pastime besides beer and burgers will be watching sports. Read more »