Barack Obama and Justin Bieber Both in Town to Make Your Commute Miserable
Today in your why is it taking me so freaking long to get where I want to go news: Two extremely famous world powers are in New York City today, on the very same day. This is unprecedented! They are: President Obama and Justin Bieber. Obama, of course, is in town for fundraisers in Midtown and the Upper East Side, including a $1,250-a-ticket dinner hosted by Neil Patrick Harris at the Democratic National Committee's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Gala. After that he'll go to a $35,800-a-ticket dinner at Daniel on the Upper East Side, and then he'll attend a fundraising performance of Sister Act. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is on The View this morning and later will visit Macy's to promote his new perfume, "Bieber Smell" (Correction: "Someday"). That is going to be crazy, obviously. Plan your travel accordingly, or just hide under your bed all day. [NBC NY]
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.