Last night's storms just a little too much for this Eastern Market storefront

MICHAEL JACKMAN
Michael Jackman
Driving down to Eastern Market this morning, we noticed that this canopy cover was all off-kilter. At first, we thought maybe some high-minded art types had been given free rein to refigure this frontage. But it soon became apparent, thanks to the yellow "caution" tape and a few troubleshooters ready to tackle this trouble, that  it can come down in the early morning's storm. One person on the scene was quick to point out that the building was not structurally compromised, only the failed facade needed fixing.

MICHAEL JACKMAN
Michael Jackman
It seemed to be one of the few bits of damage from last night's storms, aside from morning reports of basement flooding. Most of the surface flooding seemed confined to seldom-used streets, such as this stretch of Farnsworth west of St. Aubin.

MICHAEL JACKMAN
Michael Jackman

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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