|The original building was a shop selling
wear....we've been told it was built and owned by the Rader family. The
next owners, Sy and Judy Hirt, sold jewelry and furs.
Sometime in the 1960's Rex Burton turned it into a Lum's-style hot dog
restaurant named the Red Pine. There was an addition made and The Pine
Cone ice cream shop was built next door.
Hours circa 1970
and Judy Karnak were the next owners, and made the place famous for its
one pound pork chop and the interesting repartee from Craig at the grill.
It was the only show in town
and apparently there was a line out the door whenever he was open. We
found an old sign from this era giving the hours.
Ah, what we wouldn't give to work those hours now!
Joe and Sue Williamson owned the place next, and
we've had visits from a number of their old staff (and their kids) who
have been in to eat, with many fond memories.
The Red Pine circa 1980's
family followed, Audrey and her family ran it for ten years as the
Red Pine, specializing in fried chicken, burgers and fries. They kept the Glen Lake basketball team in
summer jobs and good times were had by all.
Interior of Red Pine
Brendan Burrows and Ann Derrick bought the place
in 1991 after years of cruising on their sailboat and remade it in the
image of what they wanted in every good harbor: fresh bread, fresh
vegetables and salad, something interesting and just plain good to eat. In
other words, the kind of place we all want to find when traveling.
|Renamed the Good Harbor Grill,
they remodeled the dining room in a nautical theme, with interesting
art reminiscent of harbors around the world. The kitchen has also
been updated. In twelve years of operation just about everything in
the place has been replaced!
The Good Harbor Grill
The most recent addition has been a liquor
license. The "GHG" is still going strong and continues to
be operated by Brendan and Ann, their two sons, and a staff of young folks
from near and far, all here for the summer in this great part of the