The former restaurant is guarded by a Boston Police officer.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The former restaurant was guarded by a Boston Police officer.

Forum restaurant empty as Marathon approaches

The restaurant’s devastation and its subsequent rebuilding created one of the many powerful stories of the city’s recovery from those events. By Taryn Luna

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Forum restaurant an empty storefront as Marathon Day approaches

The restaurant’s devastation and its subsequent rebuilding created one of the many powerful stories of the city’s recovery from those events.

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Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.