Do restaurant closings happen in threes? TGI Friday's shut its doors today (Wednesday May 24). Coming on the heels of Wendy's on West Michigan Ave, and earlier, Kentucky Fried Chicken on West Main, this is the third franchise restaurant to close in recent months.I don't know if this is at all related to the new project announced earlier this year to build a mega center, similar to the one at Drake and Stadium.

A paper sign taped to the doors says the restaurant is closed and to visit the three Grand Rapids locations.

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The location previously was a Carlos Murphy's, but had been a TGI Friday's for over a decade at least.

 

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