We worried that, since the MTA demanded an app developer pay them to reproduce their train schedules, we would have to find new, non-copyrighted sources for public information, such as the weather. The bodega was out of thermometers, so we dug up Schmitty the Weather Dog, whose meteorological report for today in New York you see above. Schmitty, also known as “The Real New Yorkie,” apparently maintains a blog for the New York Pet Friendly Travel Guide. If you haven’t had enough of him you may follow his exploits at his YouTube channel.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 20, 2009