West Roxbury seniors were out in force at Billings Field this morning to press Mayor Wu to help them get a neighborhood senior center built. Wu, there for one of her neighborhood coffee hours, gave them a shout out as she addressed the roughly 200 people who attended.
Before taking a mic, Wu slowly walked through the crowd, stopping to listen to people with issues, as an aide took notes.
People not talking to the mayor got free Munchkins, free potted marigold plants, even free Boston drinking water from a BWSC faucet wagon.
There were also dancers, and little kids from over at the Y:
And, of course, in what has become a tradition at Wu's public appearances, a small knot of maybe five covidbreathing bucket bangers showed up - late - to try to disrupt things, although one of them, a QAnon conspiracy theorist, was fairly quiet:
Catherine Vitale, who made the trek over from Dorchester with her kids, professed to be very, very concerned about the alleged effect of masks on Boston school children, but apparently was less concerned about the effects of firing up a bullhorn siren just a few inches from her son's ears: