Golden Opportunity

When The Lion King opens in Boston this summer, the restored Opera House will be a bigger star than Simba — and will signal a new era for one of this city's most neglected neighborhoods.

By Charles P. Pierce
Globe Staff / March 14, 2004

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There used to be an angel there. Yohannes Aynalem could see it, through the accumulated grit and soot of 70-odd years and through the grimy detritus of a decade's worth of the building's decay. His artist's eye caught just the faintest shadow of a hand and the barest outline of the bell of a golden trumpet, and in that artist's ... (Full Article: 5067 Words)

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