Tropicana Tuesdays | Tuesday, Sept. 12 | 6-9 p.m. | Hotel San José, 1316 S. Congress Ave., Austin | Free | Sip tropical drinks to tunes from Tropicana Joe.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Daniel Caesar “Superpowers” World Tour | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Moody Amphitheater, 1401 Trinity St., Austin | $95-$353 | The R&B artist will be joined by Orion Sun during this end-of-summer show.
First Aid Kit | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 7 p.m. | Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, 801 Red River St., Austin | $38 | This Swedish folk duo will be joined by Courtney Marie Andrews on their “Palomino” tour.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Daytripping Through Texas History | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 6-10 p.m. | Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave., Austin | $20-$60 | Discover some of the quirkiest stories in Texas history with Chet Garner from “The Daytripper.”
Friday, Sept. 15
Arctic Monkeys | Friday, Sept. 15 | 7 p.m. | The Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin | $200-$615 | The “R U Mine?” indie rock band and Fontaines D.C. are putting on a show in the Capital City.
Hold on to your fireworks — they’re currently banned in Travis County. According to Travis County Judge Andy Brown, two homes in the Austin area caught fire due to fireworks last week. (KVUE)
Cosmic Saltillo — a new concept from Cosmic Hospitality Group, behind Cosmic Coffee & Beer Garden — is now open. The new all-day spot, located at 1300 E. 4th St., features a rooftop deck and taqueria, plus the gardens and coffee Austinites know and love.
New York-based Brooklyn Dumpling Shop will open five “dumpling automats” in the Austin area, starting with a location at 1407 E. 5th St. that opened yesterday. The restaurant will have 20 food lockers, from which visitors will pick up their orders. (Eater Austin)
Filipino-Vietnamese food truck Fil N’ Viet, located at 2903 E. 12th St., will shut down after Saturday, Sept. 16. Co-owners Kevin Truong and Rosie Mina-Truong said they are closing the truck to focus on an undisclosed new project. (Eater Austin)
Cedar Ridge High School alumnus Deuce Vaughn made his NFL debut as a running back with the Dallas Cowboys over the weekend. Vaughn made internet headlines last May for a heartwarming draft day phone call with his dad. (Austin Monthly)
Due to the ongoing drought, the City of Austin announced shortened splash pad hours for the rest of the season, effective immediately. The ordinance affects all city splash pads, except Liz Carpenter and Pease Park, through Tuesday, Oct. 31. (KXAN)
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