Nightlife directors are popping up around the world, with cities like London and Amsterdam employing so-called “late night czars” to improve their social scenes.
Last year, Segun Idowu, director of economic opportunity and inclusion in Boston, Say the city intends Hire your own late-night czar and focus on improving the vibrancy, inclusivity, and accessibility of Boston’s social scene.
This week, a spokesperson for Idowu’s office confirmed that a person had been hired for the role, which will officially be known as director of strategic initiatives. The name won’t be announced until March, but we’ve talked to a number of local business owners about what new hires should try and accomplish.
More on this story from the Boston Business Journal