Grounds for Hope in New Orleans

Amid the post-Katrina confusion, business at the Big Easy's famous PJ's coffeehouses is perking up. Two of the outfit's top execs explain how they've coped with the chaos

Signs of business life are slowly starting to emerge in New Orleans and the other areas rocked by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Despite the challenges that come with a lack of utilities and changing directives from government officials, some business owners are doing what they can to pick up the pieces and help spark economic recovery on Main Street.

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