The Epipactis helleborine sprouts happily from patios, rock walls, driveways, tree pits, lawns, privet hedges and hosta beds across all five boroughs and beyond.
Here is a slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region. Subjects include the many uses of Citi Bike stations, the Marine Park Bocce Club and Eliot Spitzer’s surprise candidacy for city comptroller.
This weekend on “The New York Times Close Up,” an inside look at the most compelling articles in the Sunday newspaper, Sam Roberts will speak with Stephen Farrell, Pamela Paul, David W. Chen, Kate Taylor, Michael Barbaro and Thomas Kaplan. Also, Mr. Spitzer and Emmanuel Saint-Martin, the editor of French Morning. Tune in at 10 p.m. Saturday or 10 a.m. Sunday on NY1 News to watch.
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