Angela Hunt, known around the office as the future former Mrs. Jim Schutze, last night forwarded us this link to her blog, specifically the item about how doggies can now dine outside. Man, the city council sure does tackle the important shit, even when it's canine-manufactured. Next up: giving kitty-cats the right to vote and allowing gerbils the right to serve on juries.
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Of course, Hunt makes the point that you need to allow pets on patios in order to keep restaurants from getting fined out of business. And, she insists, "this prohibition seems particularly antiquated when we consider our increasingly dense urban core and the addition of many residents who love to walk to a nearby cafe and enjoy their meal or coffee in the company of their pooch." So, fine. Let the dogs in. But couldya keep their owners out? --Robert Wilonsky