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Are you leaving NYC for OKC?

Since 2000, 5.5 million Americans have left the country’s three largest cities for mid-size alternatives. The mayor of Oklahoma City sees two main reasons for this migration — and thinks it will continue. Are you in? [City Lab]

Amazon opened a store in SoHo with all your favorite things. On Thursday, Amazon opened a brick-and-mortar store on Crosby Street that carries only products with four-star ratings. Goody. [6sqft]

After 40 years, Bicycle Habitat will close its flagship store on Lafayette Street due to rising rents. The locally owned store was a major player in the development of the city’s cycling community. Its Brooklyn and Chelsea shops will remain open. [Bowery Boogie]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants to rename a municipal building after Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It would honor the Brooklyn-born justice on her 25-year Supreme Court tenure. [Bklyner]

What can be done to improve New York’s voting laws? Many advocates say there are ways to improve New York state elections, including allowing early voting, more easily facilitating absentee voting, and reducing the time required to change party affiliation. [Gothamist]

New York City’s nightlife could use improvement, too! And the New York City Office of Nightlife wants your suggestions. [Metro]

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