Obama to Visit Anna Wintour on Sullivan Street

Posted on: July 28th, 2010 at 6:18 am by

If you plan on being anywhere near Sullivan Street and West Houston today (or all of Houston, for that matter), you will be trapped for sure.  That’s right, kiddies, President Obama is coming to town again.  Last time, it was to speak at the Cooper Union; this time it’s filming The View (first time for a president in office) and attending a couple of fundraisers.

One of said fundraisers is reportedly at Anna Wintour’s abode at 172 Sullivan Street.  Tickets to that event are a measly $30,400.  See you there!

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