The Dog Days Of Summer

Chill with our tales of hot jobs, clever dogs, cars with busted A/C, sweet mountain getaways and memories of summers past.

Hot Jobs

Photo by Bryan Hainer

Can’t catch a break

On a scorching summer day, the humble backstop is a hero just for being there | Read more…

Photo by Isaac Brekken

The Man Who Listens to Pigs

For this Las Vegas farmer, summer in the sty couldn’t be any sweeter | Read more…


Summer Job, With Icing

Being a cupcake is no bowl of cherries | Read more…

Mountain Retreats


Luxury Plus

Sure, Terranea will pamper you, but it will also send you on adventures to remember | Read more…


So Close and Yet So Far

The Resort on Mount Charleston | Read more…


Fly In, Bliss Out

Montage Deer Valley, Park City, Utah | Read more…

Staying Here


Staycation, All I Ever Wanted

Las Vegans have increasingly turned during the recession years to a marriage of convenience: the Vegas staycation, where locals stay on the Strip and act like tourists. | Read more…


Sunny Memories, Made in Vegas

School’s out, and the memory-making season has begun. It’s a season of long trips and back-seat bickering, one that has, perhaps, always been better in retrospect. After a couple of decades, car sickness becomes funny. | Read more…

Summer Memories



Wandering the mean streets of Summerlin, this hot dog could play all the angles | Read more…

Illustration by Joseph Bergin III

Cars of a Certain Age

Guys like to talk cars. And even more than that, they like to talk about their first cars—demonstrably dysfunctional cars, gasping through the badlands of long-lost teenage summers. | Read more…



A summer camp, a rivalry and a hot concrete slab | Read more…

Remember the Heat

Somehow, the extremes of summer make our days more memorable. Here are some of our reminiscences. | Read more