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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.

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 →

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 →