Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Are you a fan of the franchise's Kirkwood location? The company has announced plans to add 25 stores to the St. Louis area over the next five years.
There’s a smoothie war brewing in St. Louis and it will likely mean good things for West County residents who are fans of the fruit-based beverages. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Smoothie King announced Monday that it is seeking to expand its footprint in St. Louis and open 25 additional locations over the next five years. The national chain already has locations in Kirkwood, Ballwin, Chesterfield and Creve Coeur. “We are confident that our brand has great potential for further development in St. Louis and look forward to building a stronger presence in the area,” said Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim in a press release. At the same time, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that one of Smoothie King’s rivals, …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The promise of one free beverage in a collectible Cardinals cup has one businessman's Facebook page going crazy.
Update: The contest is now closed as of mid-morning. Two winners were Mary Ann Withouse and Tina Autry. Are we crazy for the St. Louis Cardinals? Ummm, yeah. You could say that. That's what Jeremy Kubicek, who owns the Smoothie King in Kirkwood, learned when he decided to try and juice the numbers on his Facebook page on Friday by offering one — yes, just one — free smoothie in a collectible Cardinals tumbler. "Yes, this is all for ONE free smoothie, albeit in that sweet Cardinals tumbler," Kubicek told Patch. "I apparently stumbled upon some magical combo of Cardinals tumbler + spring timing + free smoothie + Contest rules." His goal was to increase "likes" on that page, and increase them he has. He was at 631 by Friday afternoon—nearly …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Brit Miller, fullback and special teams captain for the St. Louis Rams, will be at Kirkwood's Smoothie King this evening to interact with fans.
Patrons of Kirkwood's Smoothie King are in for an extra treat today as the local eatery is holding a meet and greet with Rams fullback and Special Teams Captain Brit Miller. Miller will be visiting the Kirkwood store Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. Rams players voted Miller captain of special teams for the 2012 season, his third as a St. Louis Ram. Miller saw action at fullback and special times nearly every game of the Rams' 2012 season, according to the St. Louis Rams. Before joining the Rams, Miller played five games for the San Francisco 49ers. A native of Illinois, Miller was a standout player for the University of Illinois where he led the Big 10 with 11 tackles per game, according to the St. Louis Rams. RELATED CONTENT:
Friday, November 18, 2011
Smoothie King, in the Woodbine Center, is now open and serving much more than just smoothies.
Kirkwood’s very own Smoothie King opened in late August in the Woodbine Center. Smoothie King, of course, offers a variety of smoothies made with fruit, protein and other ingredients, but they also sell vitamin supplements as well as a variety of healthy snacks. Started in the 1970s in Louisiana, Smoothie King began as a health food store. The first one arrived in St. Louis about 12 years ago. The Kirkwood store not only serves walk-in customers, but also caters to the smoothie needs of our local school kids. “We sell about 500-600 smoothies a week in schools. We send smoothies to Kirkwood High School once a week and the middle schools twice a week,” said Jeremy Stehlick, Owner and Operator of the Kirkwood Smoothie King. “We send three …