Sen. Scott Brown at the Brotherhood

Sen. Scott Brown met with constituents and signed copies of his book, Against All Odds, at the Brotherhood of Thieves patio last Friday. It was just one of many events and activities on Nantucket that Sen. Brown has taken part in this summer.  Read more in the Inquirer & Mirror.

Allagash Brewery Beer Tasting Dinner

On Wednesday May 11th, at 7:00 PM upstairs,  the Brotherhood of Thieves and Allagash Brewing Company from Portland, Maine hosted a four course dinner, with each course paired with an Allagash craft beer. The dinner, was prepared by Chris Hinds, Chef, and Jeff Knab, GM, of the Brotherhood in collaboration with EJ Harvey from the Seagrille.   Tickets for the event were $70 which included: 1st Course:  Buck Rarebit Grilled artisan bread, poached egg, beer-cheese fondue, smoked ham, and watercress, served with Allagash White. 2nd Course: Continue reading →

UK Travel Writer Visits Brotherhood

Jessamy Calkin, a features writer for the Telegraph, a newspaper distributed in the United Kingdom and internationally.  This winter Ms. Calkin and her family traveled to New York City and Nantucket, and she wrote about her trip for the paper.  In the article, she writes about enjoying a meal at the Brotherhood: That evening was dark, crisp and cold with hundreds of stars in the sky. We had supper at the Brotherhood of Thieves (named after an 1844 pamphlet attacking slavery): oysters, chowder and gulf Continue reading →

VP Biden a Brotherhood Regular

For the past 30 years, Vice President Joe Biden and his family have spent the Thanksgiving holiday on Nantucket.  The Brotherhood of Thieves is also a Thanksgiving tradition for the second family; they’ve eaten at the restaurant for the past several years, as documented in the Inquirer & Mirror in 2009 and 2010.  Not only does the Vice President enjoy the restaurant, but so does the Secret Service  — this Thanksgiving, the agents were familiar faces in the Brotherhood dining rooms while off-duty. A big thank you to Continue reading →

Brotherhood Still Open!

In this week’s Inquirer & Mirror, there was an article entitled “Restaurant closures leave few culinary presents for visitors” which highlighted the large number of restaurants closed for the season.  The Brotherhood, though, is still open!  As a community staple, The Brotherhood of Thieves provides a a comfortable and familiar place to get away from the winter chill.  Step inside to find fires roaring in our fireplaces, a special winter drinks menu (hot spiced cider, anyone?), and your favorite items still on the menu.

Stroll Madness

In this week’s paper, Joshua Balling reported that “Stroll a success for participants, restaurants alike.”  The Brotherhood was no exception.  For this year’s stroll we opened the patio seating and outdoor bar Saturday, complete with a space heater and a tent over the patio to keep in the warmth. It’s a good thing the patio was opened, because the Brotherhood was slammed all day.   Like the Whaling Museum, lines formed outside of the Brotherhood before we opened! Thanks to all who came out to enjoy Continue reading →

Pierce Pettis Got Start at the Brotherhood

Singer-songwriter Pierce Pettis, best known for his 2004 release “Great Big World” from Nashville’s Compass Records, got his start playing at the Brotherhood of Thieves. The album, named one of the top-10 albums of the year by several folk-radio stations including Boston’s WUMB, has catapulted Pettis to “the highest level of obscure success,” he told the Inquirer & Mirror. A few years after graduating from college in the mid-1980s, Pettis played a gig at the old Brotherhood of Thieves restaurant. The audience was rowdy, and the restaurant’s Continue reading →