Hot Doggin’ in the Heat


Posted Sat, Jun 30, 2018

MADE IN THE SHADE: Auraria students gather in the shade during Denver’s recording breaking 105 degree day. [Photo: Lisa McIntyre]

DENVER , Auraria Campus – A record-breaking hot day like on June 28, conjures up thoughts of swimming pools, baseball games and barbecues. If you’re on campus and can’t dive into your pool to cool off, embrace the season by enjoying a hot dog, like some summer students.

Jerry Cass, manager of campus food cart, Biker Jim’s Dogs said, “Today I set up in the shade.” This location is about 50-

HOT DIGGITY DOG: Jerry Cass of Biker Jim’s Dogs cooking hot dogs. [Photo: Lisa McIntyre]

feet west of their usual spot next to the faded-green, vintage truck north of the King Center. If it gets real hot, Cass’ secret defense is to drape a wet towel around his neck.

Today the heat would have been too much with temperatures expected to reach 105 degrees. Under the shade of the tree with a slight breeze, Cass was able to flip his dogs and beat the heat.

, ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply