Sunday, January 08, 2006

Why doesn't someone make a horror movie here?

href="">Reujers:Katrina victims living in dark, eerie New Orleans
This neighborhood was in a downward spiral," Andrews said. "But with the neighborhood empty, it's real quiet and peaceful. That's the upside.

"The downside is the eeriness of being the only person in the neighborhood," he said.

Despite calls by city leaders, particularly Mayor Ray Nagin, for New Orleans residents to come home and start rebuilding, that eeriness may just get in the way.

"I want to go back, but I'm scared," said Antoine Shropshire, a 41-year-old truck driver visiting his house in the Ninth Ward. "There's no people. It's creepy here. It's too weird.

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