Obama's Chicago: A Moveable Fortress

When presidents go home for the weekend -- as the Obama family did for the Memorial Day holiday -- so does the fortress that surrounds them. And when home is a huge city like Chicago, it's a massive production that involves blocking off streets and securing multiple locations as POTUS hops from one place to the other. For President Obama, that's the gym at his daughters' school, his favorite barbershop, and restaurants like Table Fifty-Two, where he took First Lady Michelle Obama on Valentine's Day less then a month into his term. A look at some of the First Family's favorite places:

SOURCE: Staff reports. PHOTOS: Melina Mara / The Washington Post, Getty Images and Associated Press.

By Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, Karen Yourish and Laura Stanton / The Washington Post. Updated May 1, 2010.

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