Former President Obama surfaced earlier today in NYC, much to the delight of hundreds of onlookers who happened to catch a glimpse of him as he exited a building on 5th Ave. Check it out:

Some people even climbed up on the scaffolding to get a better view:

And now he’s at a Broadway show:

Here he is earlier in the day getting coffee:

And looking quite relaxed at Gramercy Tavern:

What an honor to have Obama in the house today!

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The former president also stopped for dinner at Emilio’s Ballato with his daughter, Malia: