Rediscovering New Orleans…while New Orleans rediscovers itself
By: Michael Clements
Is it back? It’s a question travelers to New Orleans will be asking for some time. For most, memories of floodwaters and scenes of survival linger like the high-water marks, which stain the region’s some 276,000 abandoned homes. Yes, the devastation is real; yes, it is tragic; but, through its music, its food, and its rich cultural heritage, the Crescent City is bouncing back and regaining its mojo.