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By Colleen Dorsey, b | July 20, 2011
For more than two years, Baltimore School for the Arts grad and creator of Wheely Good Smoothies Natan Lawson, 23, has been tirelessly churning out smoothies with pedal power - or letting his customers pedal for their own drinks. His colorful and efficient bicycle-powered blenders allow you to simply sit, pedal and enjoy. We caught up with Lawson to learn more about the personality behind the tasty genius. Biggest pet peeve? Driving behind someone waiting to make a left turn in the left lane on a one-way street onto another one-way street and they don't know they can on red. Anything and everything is sometimes my pet peeve, but that one makes me angry for no good reason.
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Lorraine Mirabella | January 6, 2014
Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson. Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio Park on Joppa Road sells gluten-free smoothies, snacks, baked goods and coffee drinks made with Hawaiian espresso beans. With the mobile cart, the Pynes have worked events such as the Baltimore Grand Prix, fundraisers for Pets on Wheels and John Hopkins Children's Center and the Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival.
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By Sara Engram and Sara Engram,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 8, 2002
Breakfast just got a whole lot easier at our house. So did lunches, after-school snacks and even desserts. We've rediscovered smoothies, those eminently sippable beverage-foods that in their most basic form require nothing more than ripe fruit, a knife and a working blender. Frozen-fruit-based concoctions are hardly new. The Orange Julius debuted in 1926, although the name smoothie didn't show up for several more decades. These days, the smoothie business is booming, with menus featuring a dazzling variety of smoothies, many carrying a scoop of supplements for an extra nutritional kick.
NEWS
September 10, 2013
It was excellent that readers could see that experts say smoothies and fruit drinks could sabotage their healthy diets ("Debate swirls over juicing," Sept. 5). Doctors have known this for years. I've told hundreds of patients that I have a pound of tomatoes and a pound of celery in the blender every day. My "V2" has no added sodium like purchased V8. A tomato carries seeds and follows a flower on the vine, so it is a fruit. It has more potassium and less calories than bananas, pound for pound.
FEATURES
By Brad Schleicher | June 2, 2007
What it is -- A new, fiber-rich fruit smoothie drink What we like about it --Although this smoothie has only 100 calories, it is surprisingly filling. We tried the peaches and cream flavor and found it rich and satisfying. There are three other flavors: chocolate fudge, strawberries and cream, and cafe latte. What it costs --$2.19-$2.79 for an 11-ounce can Where to buy --Available at Safeway Per serving (1 container) --100 calories, 0 grams fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 0 grams cholesterol, 95 milligrams sodium, 41 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams dietary fiber, 6 grams protein
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By Gailor Large and Gailor Large,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 16, 2003
I've always thought of smoothies as healthy snacks, but some taste very sugary. How many calories are in the average smoothie? Smoothies come in all shapes and sizes. One from your gym's juice bar is probably more nutritious than one you'd find at the mall. A 24-ounce smoothie might have 300 calories, or it might have 650. While many are made with mostly fruit and ice, others contain frozen yogurt, sherbet or high-calorie juices. Because nutrition charts aren't readily available with foods like smoothies, you need to listen to your body.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 23, 2005
Anyone searching for a tasty and inexpensive meal will find lots of choices in Towson, especially along Allegheny Avenue and York Road, where ethnic restaurants and bars beckon for blocks in every direction. One bright recent addition to this casual dining scene is Zia's, a smoothie and sandwich shop that opened in March. The owner is Daniela Troia, of the Troia family that owns the higher-end Cafe Troia, the Italian restaurant across the street. Troia, who knows the restaurant business well, loves smoothies but couldn't find a nearby place for her favorite drink, so she opened a smoothie shop of her own. The smoothies, offered with a staggering choice of ingredients and add-ons, are lighter and less sweet than other smoothies I've had, and therefore more refreshing.
NEWS
by Carson Porter | June 27, 2011
Click here to print out your coupon for Buy One Get One Frappe, Smoothie, or Frozen Lemonade. Enjoy!
BUSINESS
Lorraine Mirabella | January 6, 2014
Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson. Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio Park on Joppa Road sells gluten-free smoothies, snacks, baked goods and coffee drinks made with Hawaiian espresso beans. With the mobile cart, the Pynes have worked events such as the Baltimore Grand Prix, fundraisers for Pets on Wheels and John Hopkins Children's Center and the Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival.
FEATURES
August 8, 2001
Cooking in college College years are ripe for making memories, but good eating isn't usually one of them. Three recent Williams College grads hope to change that with The Healthy College Cookbook: Quick. Cheap. Easy. (Storey Books, $14.95). They begin with advice on setting up a kitchen, definitions of cooking terms and a review of herbs and spices before launching into recipes for all times of the day. Nutritional information is included. The authors also devised a system to flag their personal favorites, as well as vegetarian and quick recipes.
SPORTS
August 26, 2013
(Courtesy of Jenny Perez) Makes 2 servings 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 cup of fresh blueberries 1 cup of fresh strawberries 1-2 scoops of vanilla protein powder 2 heaping tbsps of almond butter 1 or 2 dates -- optional depending on how sweet you like it (Dates will give smoothies a sweet caramel flavor and help to strengthen muscles.) 1 cup of filtered ice or frozen blueberries Put all ingredients into a blender and purée until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
BUSINESS
Lorraine Mirabella | May 28, 2013
Expect to see a lot more Smoothie Kings pop up over the next couple of years. The New Orleans-based franchise company wants to open 10 new stores in the Baltimore area, part of a push to add 1,000 new franchised and corporate locations in five years. The chain now has more than 500 stores, but considers the mid-Atlantic a strong growth area. It's specifically targeting Baltimore, Washington and New York. Besides smoothies, the stores offer energy bars, snacks and vitamin supplements.
HEALTH
By Anna Bondy, Special to The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2012
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a weekly guest post. This week, Anna Bondy, dietetic intern, weighs in on summer smoothies. When the weather gets warmer, there is nothing more refreshing than a summer smoothie. But not all smoothies are created equal. You may be surprised to find caffeine, sugar or even herbal supplements in some versions. Whether you're buying a smoothie at your gym, in the mall or as a meal replacement, be an informed consumer.
HEALTH
Andrea K. Walker | April 18, 2012
  Smoothies are an easy and healthy breakfast option. Just throw a few ingredients into your blender and in five minutes you're ready to eat. Just about every fast food restaurant has caught on to the smoothie fad and added them to  menus. If you take that route make sure you check the nutrition content. Not all smoothies are made the same. Some includes sugar-laden yogurts and sometimes even ice cream. The better option may be just to make your own smoothies at home.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Colleen Dorsey, b | July 20, 2011
For more than two years, Baltimore School for the Arts grad and creator of Wheely Good Smoothies Natan Lawson, 23, has been tirelessly churning out smoothies with pedal power - or letting his customers pedal for their own drinks. His colorful and efficient bicycle-powered blenders allow you to simply sit, pedal and enjoy. We caught up with Lawson to learn more about the personality behind the tasty genius. Biggest pet peeve? Driving behind someone waiting to make a left turn in the left lane on a one-way street onto another one-way street and they don't know they can on red. Anything and everything is sometimes my pet peeve, but that one makes me angry for no good reason.
NEWS
by Carson Porter | June 27, 2011
Click here to print out your coupon for Buy One Get One Frappe, Smoothie, or Frozen Lemonade. Enjoy!
NEWS
By Liz Atwoods and Liz Atwoods,SUN STAFF | August 20, 2003
Paella -- hot off the grill Never mind the burgers or steak. Next time you're looking for a dish you can make on the grill, try paella. Although we usually make paella on the stove top, this Spanish dish got its start in Valencia, Spain, as a communal meal for fieldworkers who couldn't go home for lunch, according to the USA Rice Federation. The workers cooked their paella on an open fire, adding whatever meat and vegetables were available. Originally it did not contain sausage or seafood, but as the dish migrated to other regions, those ingredients were added.
BUSINESS
By Liz F. Kay | June 3, 2011
While you're enjoying your free doughnuts on Friday, be sure to mark your calendar for future opportunities for free beverages and entertainment courtesy of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore . Some events will feature an opportunity to burn some calories on your way to a free Wheely Good Smoothie. Customers who pedal the bike-powered blenders themselves will enjoy the beverages free of charge. The "Poets in Preston" spoken word events are held in Preston Gardens from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays  and the Music in Center Plaza performances from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
HEALTH
By Jill Rosen, The Baltimore Sun | June 2, 2010
Lisa Vaughn-Spence was always hearing her very fit boss go on and on about all the crazy, extreme things she was doing in Crossfit classes. So Vaughn-Spence, a 39-year-old from Arbutus who's trying to drop 80 pounds, decided to give it a go. But when she saw people wriggling on pull-up bars, dangling from gymnastics rings, running with weights and hefting barbells, she almost turned around and left. "I've never been athletic, I've always been overweight and at first I didn't think I was in any way, shape or form capable," says the nanny, who stayed anyway.
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