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The Wheel bar coming to Chicon and MLK (will be open until 2 a.m.)

Matthew Odam
modam@statesman.com

The ownership group behind Star Bar, Gibson, Lavaca Street Bar and (most recently) Mean Eyed Cat is opening a bar in East Austin.

FBR Management, headed by Matt Luckie and Jeff Waughtal, will open the Wheel at 1902B E. MLK Blvd. later this year. The bicycle-themed bar will be the first in the neighborhood that will stay open until 2 .a.m., according to FBR. The Wheel, which will include a “bicycle service station,” will be open 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday-Friday and 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Wheel will serve craft cocktails and a large selection of beers, [More]