Opelika Auburn News:

Applebee’s franchisee AmRest LLC recently announced that its Auburn restaurant will close briefly for remodeling at the end of March.

The Applebee’s restaurant, located at 1627 Opelika Road, will close March 26 but will reopen on March 29.

Both the interior and exterior will undergo remodeling, and new food and drink selections will be available after the restaurant reopens.

“We’re breathing new life into our restaurants, giving them stronger connections to their individual neighborhoods and providing our guests with exceptional experiences,” said Mike Muldoon, brand president for AmRest Applebee’s.

The Applebee’s restaurant will be auctioning off memorabilia and pictures to raise money for Disabled American Veterans.