Month: June 2016
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Hy-Line Highlights!

When we want to get bACK fast… we do it with Hy-Line Cruises! This expertly run ferry service has been in family owned and operated for over 50 years and has the best hospitality on the island. With its continued commitment to making sure their ferry service is as convenient and relaxing as  possible as their boats take you from America to ACK… we’ve got the 5 highlights from Hy-Line that you should know for 2016!…

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Get Ready For MMA’s Red-Tie Soirée!

Ladies and Gents, it’s soirée season! So break out your best reds and get ready for the Nantucket Red-Tie Soirée! Benefiting the Maria Mitchell Association, (Nantucket’s very own Science Center!) the event is set to take place on Sunday, July 10th, from 7:00 – 10:00pm at The Sankaty Head Golf Club. And at blACKbook, we’ve got the seven reasons why this is our must go Soirée! 1. It’s a dress to impress night!  This…

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Meet Me On Main!

| POOLSIDE TOWN ESTATE! | blACKbook & Windwalker William Raveis hot property of the week!  LOCATION: TOWN ADDRESS: 104 Main Street BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 4.5  FOR SALE: $5,895,000 nFULL LISTING HERE 10 Things To Note About 104 Main Street: 1. THAT POOL 2. THAT DRIVEWAY 3. THAT LOCATION! 4. THAT FAMILY ESTATE FEEL 5.  THOSE BEDROOMS 6. THAT BATHROOM   7.  THOSE ENTRANCES 8. THAT EXTRA SPACE 9. THAT LANDSCAPE 10. It’s the perfect house for entertaining!  Ready To See More of 104 Main…

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the parents visit MANtucket!

There are a few things that you should and shouldn’t do when the parents visit. Have six drinks before dinner, that would fall under the “don’t” list. Nonchalantly toss parking ticket #256 under your passenger seat, we’ll also file that under the “don’t” list. Miss breakfast, but make last call at Stubby’s for chicken littles with cheese and extra ranch…also something not necessarily gold star worthy from the people who raised you. Yet,…

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It’s officially summertime and the island is alive and buzzing! Lucky for us, for the sunny season’s latest trends we look no further than our own Nantucket Town. The #MissblACKbookinterns set out to find your island summer must-haves and with that, from accessories to one-of-a-kind pieces, we bring you this week’s blACKbook HOT LIST. HOT AT BLUE BEETLE HOT AT CJ LAING HOT AT CRANE & LION HOT AT currentVintage HOT AT EYE…

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Your July 4th Rental!

“Get Poolside on a Nantucket Estate” a blACKbook hot property of the week LOCATION: SURFSIDE BEDROOMS: 8 BATHROOMS: 6+ RENTS WEEKLY:     $18,900 FULL LISTING: CLICK HERE The 3 Reasons why this SURFSIDE ESTATE should be yours for the 4th of July! 1. That POOL! 2. That Indoor/Outdoor Space Is PERFECT for Summer!   3. There’s more than enough room for all your family and friends! BONUS: if you want to come bACK for LABOR day in…

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A Dozen Do’s For Summer Sipping!

Our favorite mother/daughter wine duo of Nantucket Wine & Spirits knows a good glass of wine when they swirl it… and with the first day of summer here on island, we are ready to get into a warm weather sipping state of mind! So Alanna and Mary gave us each six bottles that should be on your summer shopping list… see below! Alanna’s Summer Six pACK… 1.Serata Prosecco 2. Farmer Willie’s (adult) Ginger Beer 3.…

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Gut Fish Not Houses!

We’ve got preservation on the brain!  With June being Nantucket Preservation Month, what better way to celebrate than a beautiful summer afternoon than in savoring the bACK stories of our historic downtown?! This weekend, join Nantucket Preservation Trust and friends for two great events on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm as they give us unique look into restored properties that have stood the test of time on the historic cobblestones on North Water…

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