Mayor Bloomberg goes for the kill in New York-Boston rivalry
Medford native Michael Bloomberg may have found his hometown — and maybe Greater Boston more generally — too constricting for his own considerable ambitions. Yet the glee with which he greeted a recent Boston Globe Magazine story about New York’s efforts to elbow into Boston’s lead in science and technology was still a little surprising. But of far greater concern than any social-media post are the steps New York is taking to establish itself as a technology center. So how will Boston respond?