But, New Orleans could not go on forever as a distraught, destroyed and down-and-out city. Its joi d’vive fought back against the despair caused by one of the nation’s most catastrophic natural events.
Now, a local writer, an established city restaurant and a strong review (devoid of Katrina jokes), show the city and the country that New Orleans will move on, even if it doesn’t ever fully recover. The PR lesson (ironically, from the newspaper industry)? Timing and perception are everything.