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New franchise deal may take sting out of Applebee’s 2024 closings

Applebee’s plans to close between 25 to 35 restaurants this year, Dine Brands Global Inc., the restaurant chain’s owner, said Wednesday. But those closings may eventually be offset by a new franchise deal that seeks to open new Applebee’s across the country.

Mr. Mac’s Donates to Local Children’s Programs

Mr. Mac’s believes Kids Should Kids…not Hungry – and on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, donated $1,000 each to two great organizations, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Manchester, and the Manchester Police Athletic League. A total of $2000 was raised during the month of October with the Mr. Mac’s pledge of donating $1 for every Take & Bake order of their macaroni and cheese, often described as the “Best comfort food on the planet!”