Boston’s no-innovation district
If Boston really wants entrepreneurs, it should ease up on vendors
The Menino administration talks a great game of innovation, citing efforts to attract and retain the 20-34 year-old demographic. The city is poised to break ground for a waterfront innovation center where young entrepreneurs and the so-called creative class can mingle with potential investors. Yet faced with flesh-and-blood innovators, city officials run them to the ground.