, Salem, MA

January 15, 2014

Best Bets for Wednesday, Jan. 15

The Salem News

— Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

Attorney John Andrews will explain how a modern law firm provides competent legal representation in cases involving criminal investigation, personal injury and divorce this morning at 10 at the Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute Center, 10 Federal St., Salem. Today's presentation is open to all, however donations will be appreciated from nonmembers in attendance. For more information, visit or call 978-744-0804.

Do you fondly remember HoJo's? Boston historian and author Anthony M. Sammarco will share a history of Howard Johnson and the franchise tonight at 7 at Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers. Register in advance by calling 978-774-0554 or visit

Local journalist Joel Brown will discuss his guidebook on the Essex Coastal Byway at the Ipswich Museum’s monthly evening lecture, at 7:30 p.m. at the museum, 54 S. Main St., Ipswich. This talk, sponsored by First Ipswich Bank, is free for museum members, $10 for nonmembers. For more information, visit or call 978-356-2811.