Letter: Fond Memories of Rosey’s

To the Editor:

“Notes Left Behind in a Hanover Desk” (Valley News, March 16) is a great read! Alex Hanson writes, “A place like Rosey’s Cafe, a private business that’s open to the public, takes on a life of its own, and belongs as much to its patrons as to its owner.”

I would like to add that owner Kenny Fabrikant told me a few years ago, “I run Rosey’s as a mostly not-for-profit community service.” I know others join me in thanking him and the Fabrikant family for the warm memories and for the years of providing a most special spot in Hanover. We miss our Rosey’s Cafe.

Nancie Severs



Notes Left Behind in a Hanover Desk

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

By 2003, Craig Parker had been living in Hanover for a decade and had become a fixture in Rosey’s Cafe. Every morning, he sat at the same table at the window to read and reflect. So when Libby Bloom and Heather Spooner sat down in the window seat on Feb. 4, 2003, they thought of it as Craig’s table. Both …

A Good Cafe Is a Public and Private Place

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Marisa Smith grew up in Hanover and remembers taking ballet lessons in the Grafton Star Grange Hall on Lebanon Street. She moved away and when she and her husband, Eric Krause, moved back to Hanover in 1995, there was a cafe in the building’s basement. They started going there sporadically, then more often. Gradually, it became a second office. “He …