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Warm charm emanates from Candi Marie's

Warm charm emanates from Candi Marie's

Crime is a part of everyday life across Baltimore, but many residents in Southeast Baltimore — including this writer — have watched a cloud of concern grow darker over the neighborhood since the start of the year. In Canton and the adjacent Patterson Park area, recent grisly, high-profile incidents involving homicide and robberies have reminded many that a sense of constant vulnerability comes with living here. The palpable uneasiness has only added to an already cold winter, so it came as a relief last week when we found a warming antidote to our glum in Candi Marie's, a Canton corner bar that celebrated its second anniversary last month. Even with a large mural stating...