Crystal Burney

Workbar Comes to Union Square

Looking to get out of the house, onto a computer and into some serious work? Thanks to Union Square Station Associates (US2), the Boston-based collaborative coworking space Workbar is now open at 31 Union Sq., giving Somerville’s startup and small business community the opportunity to do just that. US2 was one of 10 national firms competing for […]


Hard Work and Optimism Pay Off for Local Artist

“There isn’t a surface in here that I haven’t painted for the sake of that kid,” says Crystal Burney. It’s a hot afternoon in late May, and she’s sitting in what by all means is a lovely kitchen, though Burney says it wasn’t always this way. On the walls are photos of her son, Hatcher, […]