Aug 22, 2012 A New Orleans bassist lost everything he owned through Hurricane Katrina. He talks about how his life has progressed since 2005 and what he learned while picking up the pieces.
Aug 17, 2012 Actor Wendell Pierce gives an update on his goal of bringing a chain of fresh food grocery stores to New Orleans.
Aug 17, 2012 A long-time real estate agent in New Orleans talks about the strides made and the challenges being faced in the housing market there.
Kate Archer Kent
Aug 17, 2012 A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 1, 2012 Hurricane season is here, and companies are hedging more against climate risk. Investors also want to know more about this risk.
May 24, 2012 Former Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose laments the fact the his old paper is cutting back to three days a week in favor of the web.
May 24, 2012 The main newspaper in New Orleans, which received praise in its Katrina coverage, has announced budget cuts which will mean staff layoffs and a reduction in print editions to three days a week.