City Fire restauranteur hopes to breathe life into old TGI Fridays location

The TGI Fridays on Old Camp Road in The Villages closed in early November.
The TGI Fridays on Old Camp Road in The Villages closed in early November.

The owner of the wildly popular City Fire restaurants in The Villages, is hoping to breathe new life into the old TGI Fridays at Lake Sumter Landing.

Mike Buell has enjoyed incredible success with City Fire locations in Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood Paddock Square.

TGI Fridays will be rechristened Honest John’s Whiskey and Provisions.

The new restaurant is expected to open its doors at 1045 Old Camp Road in early 2015.

TGI Fridays closed its doors Nov. 2 at Lake Sumter Landing.