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Boston's Obamaniacs Are Ready To Party

Lolita Walker shops for an inauguration party dress at Macy's. (Bianca Vasquez Toness/WBUR)
Lolita Walker shops for an inauguration party dress at Macy's. (Bianca Vasquez Toness/WBUR)

Every four years, Washington, D.C., turns into a party town, with countless balls and dinners to mark the presidential inauguration. There will be a lot of celebrations beyond the nation's capital, as well.

Many Massachusetts residents — who overwhelmingly supported President-elect Barack Obama — are in the throes of party planning right now. WBUR's Bianca Vazquez Toness caught up with a few.

http://audio.wbur.org/storage/2009/01/morningedition_0116_5.mp3

This program aired on January 16, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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