Here is a slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region. Subjects include New Year’s Eve celebrations, renovations at the State Capitol and the funeral for three sisters killed in a Christmas morning fire.
This weekend on “The New York Times Close Up,” an inside look at the most compelling articles in Sunday’s Times, Sam Roberts will speak with The Times’s Danny Hakim, William Broad, William Grimes and Eleanor Randolph. Also appearing, Thomas Frank, author of “Pity the Billionaire.” Tune in at 10 p.m. Saturday or 10 a.m. Sunday on NY1 News to watch.
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