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Flatbush Flatlining?

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Of the 100 stores on Flatbush Avenue between Atlantic Ave and Prospect Heights, some 20 are currently vacant, and landlords aren't particularly willing to cut the remaining tenants a break. We've seen owners in other parts of the city negotiating better rents with recession-struck retailers, but on Flatbush they seem to be holding out for the big money. Wonder how long that'll last. [Urbanite]