Disaster Recovery

Shopping in The Big Easy is still not easy for many inner-city residents. Three years after Hurricane Katrina, it's pretty much business as usual for most retailers operating across the metropolitan New Orleans marketplace. But there are patches in the Louisiana city primarily minority areas in Orleans Parish still in need of neighborhood supermarkets that just aren't opening up, according to local

Three years after Hurricane Katrina, it's pretty much business as usual for most retailers operating across the metropolitan New Orleans marketplace. But there are patches in the Louisiana city — primarily minority areas in Orleans Parish — still in need of neighborhood supermarkets that just aren't opening up, according to local observers.

Efforts are under way, however, to encourage local entrepreneurs to open stores in some neglected parts of the city — possibly, some have sugg

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