On a stone bench, between Salem Harbor and The House of the Seven Gables, two friends settled in to smoke a little weed.
“We do like this spot,” said Jeremiah MacKinnon, 26.
“Yes,” added his companion, Frank Shaw, who is 68.
The two make an unlikely pair. Shaw wears a baseball cap with a graphic of a cannabis leaf with EKG monitor waves. MacKinnon sports an old school newsboy cap. Shaw, with gray wispy hair, has the air of a jokester. MacKinnon, a younger millennial, carries the aura of someone generations older.