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Plaque Marks Where The Obamas First Kissed

By Chuck Sudo in News on Aug 16, 2012 10:00PM


Here's something that will one day make someone's scavenger hunt list: the spot where President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama shared their first kiss has been commemorated by a stone and a plaque.

The 3,000-pound memorial was commissioned and paid for by the owner of Dorchester Commons and sits on the site outside the Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop where the president channeled his best Smoove B and told O, The Oprah Magazine in February 2007:

"On our first date, I treated her to the finest ice cream Baskin-Robbins had to offer, our dinner table doubling as the curb. I kissed her, and it tasted like chocolate."

That moment of monumental dorkiness by the leader of the free world has now been immortalized for the embarrassment of daughters Sasha and Malia and as fuel for right-wing nutjobs.

If you want to see the plaque for yourself, it's at 53rd Street and Dorchester Avenue.