Summer Survival Guide 2011

Our annual Summer Survival guide: Entertainment options for the next 15 weekends, 21 fun ways to beat the heat, ice creams to savor, beers to quaff, products to preserve a healthy glow and more tips to enjoy the season.

15 Weekends of Summer

Get your calendars out, because we’ve got a giant to-do list for every weekend through Labor Day!

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Altitude Adjustment

It’s getting hot out here. So take off (almost) all your clothes and discover some of Vegas’ very well-situated elevated terraces, patios and pool decks—breezy places with some altitude. C’mon, all the cool kids are doing it! Read more »

30 Days to a Poolside Body

Two experts have advice for those of us who aren’t quite ready to show off our assets

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A Few of Our Favorite New Toys of Summer

1. PortoPong.Take the thrill of beer pong to the pool. $50,

2. Oregon Scientific ATC 9k 1080p High Definition Waterproof Action Camera.This helmet cam can capture HD video and photographs and comes with an assortment of mounting devices. $300, Read more »

Someone’s Gotta Do It

The hard-knock life of a Vegas Strip lifeguard

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21 Ways to Beat the Heat

Slather on the sunscreen and break out the parasols, because—despite our schizo spring—the heat will be here … any second now. If those measures don’t save you, here are more tips for beating it. Or at least for putting up a helluva fight. Read more »

The Scoop on Vegas’ Best Ice Cream

Our food critic picks his six favorite flavors

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A Tasty Seven-Pack

Our resident beer buff picks his favorites homegrown seasonal brews

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Let Her Rip

This Kitty has a secret Brazilian for that perfect bikini-bottom look

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That Golden Glow

Beauty for those hot summer days and nights

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Dip Trip

Summer 2011’s swimsuits and accessories take an ethereal twist

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Get Your Flick On

With pirates, cowboys, aliens, bad teachers and idiot brothers, this summer’s slate of movies is looking just … smurfy

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