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Good morning, East Village.

The Post reports that four 9mm guns – along with cash, jewelry, two bulletproof vests and an iPad – have disappeared from inside lockers at the Ninth Precinct station houses. Officers suspect an inside job.

An East Village man who was in a coma for two weeks after an air conditioning unit fell on him on Second Avenue has suddenly disappeared, possibly walking away from a rent-dispute settlement that would’ve netted him $25,000 and a lawsuit that might’ve brought in another $21 million. According to the Post, his lawyer is perplexed.

Writing for the Washington Square News, N.Y.U. student Ben Miller says the school doesn’t seem to be as frat-driven as others: “N.Y.U. has its flaws, but this kind of widespread Nihilistic violence, against others and against ourselves, is not one of them.”

Paper reminds us that “Bowery Wars, Pt. 2,” the outdoor rock opera taking place at First Park, opens this weekend.

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy is touting an “insider” walking tour that visits various synagogues as well as historic sites on East Broadway.

In honor of National Pretzel Day, Gothamist offers some recommendations including Sigmund’s on Avenue B and the Redhead.

East Village Eats digs brunch at the Cardinal: “I know I’ve been harping on about how big the portions are. If you come to the Cardinal for brunch, you better be hungry, or at least be prepared to take leftovers home with you.”

Bowery Boogie notes that the Hester Street Fair is back, with Luke’s Lobsters leading the impressive array of weekend vendors.

Tenth Street barbershop-lounge hybrid Blind Barber has opened a Los Angeles location, according to Guest of a Guest.

A woman who counts “menu hacking” as a hobby has discovered that there are 363 types of burgers to order in the East Village. Business Week has her story.