Rafters Officially Closed

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Rafters Officially Closed

Post by Juice Stand » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:50 am

https://www.gazettenet.com/Amherst-rest ... s-26060218

Rafters has officially closed to make way for yet another pot facility. I believe this has been know for a while, but still, such a shame. Their buffalo chicken is far superior to the Hangar and I prefer their laid back atmosphere to the Hangar any day. Looks like I'll have to find another spot. RIP Rafters.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:30 am

Yep, this has been known for years. Sad to see it go.
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Post by 69MG » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:09 am

The $7.95 pitchers of Labatts Blue will be missed.

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Post by MJatUM » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:23 am

Preferring Rafters to The Hangar might be the craziest thing ever posted on this board.

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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:43 am

MJatUM wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:23 am
Preferring Rafters to The Hangar might be the craziest thing ever posted on this board.

Sure, when the Hangar was at the old location.
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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by Juice Stand » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:31 pm

The current version of the Hangar is horrendous. Terrible atmosphere, way too loud, and I'll hold my stance that the buffalo chicken is (was) much better at Rafters. Hangar has some good sauces, but not a good buffalo chicken spot. It is an indisputable fact that this is my opinion.

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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by Juice Stand » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:48 am

Not totally related, but the owner of the delivery portion of the Hangar (Wings Over) is in some hot water for underpaying his delivery drivers: https://www.gazettenet.com/Owner-of-Win ... s-26081174

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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by MajBugman » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:47 am

Did I hear right that the Pub is closing too?
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Post by Floyd » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:47 am

Juice Stand wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:50 am
https://www.gazettenet.com/Amherst-rest ... s-26060218

Rafters has officially closed to make way for yet another pot facility.
UMass is adding on?
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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by Sheck » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:27 pm

Yep :lol:

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Post by DoctorJ » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:28 pm

I am bummed out. Loved Rafters. I used to DJ there.
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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by UMass02 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:16 am

MajBugman wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:47 am
Did I hear right that the Pub is closing too?
Yes. The owners of The Pub and Rafters will close The Pub to make way for a new restaurant. It’s called Savanna’s and it will be located in that new development south of the Hangar. I hear Savanna’s will cater to customers who’d prefer Judie’s or Bistro 63.

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Re: Rafters Officially Closed

Post by PintOGuinness » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:44 am

The Pub closes and all the NY/NJ students weep.
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