Barack Obama And Michelle Obama Spotted On The Streets, Greeted By Hailing Crowd
Immediate past American President Obama spotted outside NYC Starbucks on Friday greeted by cheering crowd.
Ordinarily, New Yorkers are usually cool whenever a celebrity is in their midst.
However, Manhattan had no chill on Friday when former President Obama was spotted outside a downtown Starbucks cafe.
Mr. Obama, whose most recent headlines have been about kitesurfing with Richard Branson, was spotted leaving 160 5th Ave. Friday around noon, with a cup of coffee in his hand.
Politics reporter for Business Insider, Allan Smith captured a video of Obama walking from the building into an SUV.
President Obama leaving 160 5th ave just now pic.twitter.com/kowtqnif9W
— Allan Smith (@akarl_smith) February 24, 2017
Some Twitter users also captured some of the moments outside.
Obama’s in Flatiron and all I saw was some phones pic.twitter.com/RPQtt10nmg
— Kate H. Taylor (@Kate_H_Taylor) February 24, 2017
Barack Obama has long been popular in New York City, where he trounced Mitt Romney 81 percent to 18 percent in 2012.
According to the New York Times, Romney tied with Obama in the district where President Trump and Trump Tower is located.
Obama Spotted On The Streets Of New York And Washington DC
Despite being Donald Trump’s hometown – and the current home of First Lady Melania Trump and their 10-year-old son Barron Trump – New York City voted solidly for Hillary Clinton in November.
On Thursday night, Obama was spotted at Emilio’s Ballato in SoHo, with his daughter Malia, according to the Instagram page of the restaurant.
The reasons for Obama’s visit to New York are not yet known.
Meanwhile, also spotted was Michelle Obama taking a stroll after an early afternoon workout at SoulCycle in Washington DC on Thursday.
The former first lady, Michelle Obama was photographed exiting the spin studio after taking an afternoon class.
She then headed straight towards the small envoy of Secret Service cars waiting to take her back to their $4.3million home.
Michelle and her husband Barack are living in their newly purchased home with daughter Sasha.