Boston's Last Bombing-Hit Business Reopens

Owner nervous about bad memories
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 15, 2013 9:41 AM CDT
Boston's Last Bombing-Hit Business Reopens
Investigators examine at Forum, the scene of the second bombing on Boylston Street in Boston on April 16, 2013.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

(Newser) – The restaurant at the epicenter of the Boston Marathon bombings is reopening. The second of the two pressure cooker bombs that went off at the marathon's finish line on April 15 exploded outside the Forum restaurant, which reopens today for a charity event and will be open to the public tomorrow. It is the last of the Boylston Street businesses damaged in the explosions to reopen.

Still, owner Euz Azevedo says he's nervous. He knows the restaurant is part of history but hopes he's made enough changes to erase bad memories. Forum employees were widely praised for helping blast victims. (Read more Boston Marathon bombing stories.)

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