History of the Wrens Roost on Hamlin Lake
The Wrens Roost became a favorite restaurant for locals and Hamlin Lake tourists, made all the more popular by its waterfront views and parking for boats. Unfortunately, the Wrens Roost burned to the ground in 1977 and rebuilding the restaurant at the same location wasn't an option. Not to be deterred, Scott purchased the Swedish Coffee Pot on Ludington Avenue in 1977, renamed it "Scotty's" and it quickly became known as an exceptional steak and seafood restaurant. By the mid-70s, he had also purchased the TownHouse (now Michael's) in downtown Ludington.
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