Our 44th President doesn't come to New York City often, but when he does, he sure turns the place upside down. Obama is back in the Big Apple for a slate of Democratic National Committee fundraisers tonight, so heads up: Traffic will be bad, and you may have to walk blocks out of your way just to cross the freaking street.

Air Force One landed at JFK Airport shortly after 3 p.m. today, and Marine One just flew over Gothamist HQ in DUMBO. (Pretty sure Barry waved at us, nbd.) Obama's first event is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at an undisclosed private residence somewhere in NYC. We pause here while you begin perspiring profusely at the thought of rush-hour traffic and a Presidential motorcade on the BQE and the FDR.

At 6:05 it's on to the next gilded trough at another undisclosed location, before ending with the final FUN-draiser at 8:40 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Park Avenue and 50th. Obama (and you! for $7,500) will be joined by Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Shumer, and other DNC big shots. He will be departing from JFK at 10:00.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that one of the private residence events is being hosted by film producer Harvey Weinstein for only $16,200 a plate. And who wouldn't want to have dinner with him?

It goes without saying that traffic tonight is going to suck. Be wary of the FDR and the BQE early and late in the day, and stay as far away from the Waldorf Astoria as possible. As for from 4:00-8:00, what can we tell you? They haven't released the locations of the first two fundraisers and chances are if you figure out where they will be it is probably already too late, and you have to stand on University and 12th for 20 minutes while you wait for the President to get inside Gotham Grill.

Update: The first fundraiser is indeed at Harvey Weinstein's house in the West Vilage—the White House pool report says that Tommy Hilfiger plus "SEO favorites Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel" are there. Also, Timberlake is "wearing trendy glasses with thick black plastic frames and his hair was parted on the side and slicked back. "