Boston mayoral hopefuls John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh are both angling for the start-up vote, and on Friday went into the heart of the city’s Innovation District to woo its denizens.
Both candidates made promises that delighted young tech workers and entrepreneurs who gathered inside the newly opened District Hall, a clubhouse for the growing business district along the South Boston Waterfront.
They’d both keep the city open later, undo strict codes and licensing requirements that limit night life, improve broadband infrastructure, and ensure there’s more affordable space for young companies to set up shop, the candidates said. While the two shared many of the same views, they did offer unique approaches to building up the city’s tech economy and supporting start-ups. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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