He brought the sultry, south-Florida heat with him, too. The local ice cream truck did a brisk business assisting the crowd in staying cool.
There were no speeches, protests, or rally activities; just folks milling around talking with other like-minded folks. Despite this, someone called the Lexington Police claiming that the Tea Party was holding an illegal protest at the Green without a permit. An officer came by, told folks we should stay on the Buckman Tavern side of the street, and was very helpful in traffic control for all the people going back and forth to the ice cream truck.