Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. While many citizens moved back to New Orleans over a year ago, many other residents hit all sorts of road blocks and were forced to make Baton Rouge and surrounding areas their home. Others remained miles away from New Orleans like Houston, Dallas and Atlanta.
Areas like New Orleans East are gradually receiving residents back. Since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has seen a steady rise in its economy, primarily due to the rebuilding efforts in the city. New Orleans has one of the largest ports in the country, producing major business. Cruise ships also set sail from the port of New Orleans drawing tourists from neighboring states year round. Read the full article.