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Police say 22-year-old model Ataui Deng of the Lower East Side—who has walked runways for Zac Posen and Proenza Schouler— went missing from a 48th Street nightclub on August 6. Deng is Sudanese, six-foot-one and 110 pounds. [DNA Info]

During that Sunday-morning apartment fire on St. Marks Place—which may have generated from the living room couch—two unconscious women in their 20s were rescued and later hospitalized in serious condition; both are expected to live. A man who jumped from a first-floor window sustained minor injuries. [NY Post]

Buy-one-give-one shoe company TOMS will open its first NYC store at 264 Elizabeth Street, near Houston. [Bowery Boogie]

Shephard Fairey is painting a 30-by-40-foot mural all week at 161 Bowery, between Kenmare and Broome Streets. [Bowery Boogie]

The new Williamsburg venture from the Ardesia team will be a wine bar called The Camlin, opening next month. [Eater NY]

And First Avenue’s Golden Cadillac, a cocktail lounge that closed last month, will return in September under a badass new name: Boilermaker. [Grub Street]

With additional investment funds secured, construction of 600 apartments will finally begin on a Greenpoint lot purchased in 2006 for just shy of $85 million. Developers also plan to add 23K-square-feet of retail to corner of West and India Streets. [Wall Street Journal]

The city approved plans to convert the former PS 64 and CHARAS/El Bohio community center at 9th Street between Avenues B and C into University House, a joint dorm for Cooper Union and Joffrey Ballet School students. [EV Grieve]

A 2.3 acre plot in Williamsburg—191-231 Moore Street—is in contract for a $29 million sale. [Crain’s NY]

Exile Professional Gym [EXPG], a “dance studio for Street Dance,” will move into digs that used to house the East Village bar 2nd on 2nd. [Bowery Boogie]

A Christmas-themed Seth Rogen comedy co-starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, Lizzy Caplan, and Anthony Mackie is currently shooting on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

Today through Friday, denim and women’s ready-to-wear clothing by local designer Judi Rosen is up to 70 percent at Lower East Side boutique International Playground. [Racked NY]

Greenpoint’s From The Source furniture shop now has an outlet section, which they’re feting with with discounts up to 70 percent. Meanwhile, Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m., the Triumph lingere pop-up at 168 Bowery will host a spa afternoon with massages, manicures, champagne, canapés and bra fittings. [Racked NY]

Enter to win a Glasslands season pass (valued at $235) for free admission to all events at the Williamsburg gallery/performance venue from September through November. [Brokelyn]

Jimmy Fallon beat David Chang in a hot wing-eating contest on The Tonight Show. [Grub Street]

This “Lit-Lover’s Guide to Bushwick” includes the neighborhood’s go-to bookstores and libraries, plus writerly cafes and bars. [Bushwick Daily]

Read the story of Coco, the sunglasses-wearing, guitar-playing stuffed gorilla guarding the lot at N.1st Street and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. [NY Times]