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Developing deliciousness
A look at 10 years of the food scene
By Angel Roy

Subs and pizza, wine tastings and prix fixe meals — the food scene in southern New Hampshire is not one thing.

It is a mix of comfort and trend, of traditional favorites and new ideas. And while the Merrimack Valley is still compared critically (particularly on foodie blogs) to Boston and Portland, it has gems, including festivals and farmers markets, that have gained food-lover fans.

PEOPLE: Energy auditor
Business warms up for Turn Cycle
By Jeff Mucciarone

Michael Turcotte opened Turn Cycle Solutions in Merrimack in February 2009. The energy-efficiency design-build firm performs energy audits and energy-efficient construction. The company opened a 24-hour hotline (557-2068) to provide information about federal tax rebates on energy-efficiency improvements. The rebates expire Dec. 31. Turcotte is a member of the Residential Energy Performance Association.

THEATER: A Sophisticated show
Rajotte directs Cabaret for today's audience
Adam Coughlin

Cabaret, the Broadway musical opening at the Palace Theatre on Friday, Nov. 5, represents an evolution of the theater’s audience, as well as the maturation of its artistic director.

LONGSHOTS: A week not weak on, big-time local story lines
By Dave Long

It was quite a week for sports in these parts: the Celtics got started, the Pats kept rolling, and local alums were winning big in college football and in the World Series.

FOOD: Making cookies at the Currier
Chef will show how to create artful holiday treats
By Angel Roy

Famed chef and cookbook author Mary Ann Esposito will take on a new role when she visits the Currier Museum of Art on Saturday, Nov. 6.

TECH: Pretend phones
Run mobile apps on your desktop
By John Andrews

Last week, writing about Halloween apps for mobile phones, I got myself to wondering: can I run all these fabulous little programs on my computer rather than on multiple expensive devices that require two-year contracts?

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