View Photo Gallery: New at certain Pitango Gelato locations, only on weekends: Gelato served as a different kind of ice cream sandwich, on a sugared and buttered brioche roll. See these photos for more ideas for how to beat the heat.

You don't need the Capital Weather Gang to tell you that this summer has been a steamy one. Today’s Weekend section is full of ideas for ways to beat the heat, from an old-fashioned swimming hole to a new spraypark in Georgetown. When the mercury starts climbing, here’s where to chill.