New Orleans Is Bouncing Back!
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 New Port Residences Showflat 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.
The city has several notable hot spots. The most famous staple in the area has to be the French Quarters. Known primarily as a location for partying, “the quarters” as its affectionately called by locals is also full of wonderful eateries, unique shops and bars…let’s just say there’s something for everyone.
Tourists can take a ride through the area in a horse-drawn carriage or by steamboat. The famous streetcar is another icon that allows you to travel through the historic area of the city. New Orleans is rich in culture. Each year thousands upon thousands convene at the Fair Grounds for the Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In addition to the Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras annually draws people from all around the world. The revelry and excitement displayed in the streets personifies the flavor of the city. Of course there are your traditional spots like the New Orleans Zoo, The Aquarium of the Americas, City Park and more that visitors and residents adore.
Each new school year, thousands of students matriculate to New Orleans to attend s