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The Bevo Question – What will happen to St. Louis’ Little Bosnia when it’s not so Bosnian?

Tony Zanti walks up the sidewalk along the newly laid blacktop of Gravois Avenue as drivers zip past a string of revamped buildings on the north edge of Bevo Mill. [...]

July 5, 2017 News

With largest world refugee crisis since WWII, how are St. Louis refugee resettlement efforts going?

Tuesday marks World Refugee Day, a designation made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The number of refugees and displaced persons in the world is higher than it has ever been since World War II, with some 65.5 [...]

June 21, 2017 Audio, Multimedia

While fasting for Ramadan, Muslim St. Louisans prepare food at local homeless shelter

Because Islam puts a special focus on charity during the holy month of Ramadan, many Muslims St. Louisans are taking extra time to serve others. [...]

June 19, 2017 News

J’s Pitaria to open in Bevo Mill neighborhood

Josi and Zamir Jahic are opening a restaurant, J’s Pitaria (5003 Gravois), serving traditional Bosnian food in the Bevo Mill neighborhood—an area with a significant Bosnian immigrant population—but they hope their main dish, pita, attracts a wider clientele. [...]

May 23, 2017 News

Artist uses Spray Paint to create St. Louis’ History

St. Louis is known for its rich history and its Italian food. Soon people will have a place to enjoy both. A place where you may be looking up, instead of looking at your plate. [...]

May 21, 2017 Video

Saint Louis Signs Alihodzic

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Saint Louis FC announced on Wednesday the club had signed of midfielder Emir Alihodžić for the remainder of the 2017 season. [...]

May 21, 2017 News

Lemmons by Grbic Opens Next Week, Giving New Life to a Classic Venue

“There’s so much history with Lemmons,” says Erna Grbic. “It seems like everyone in St. Louis has been in this space.” [...]

May 18, 2017 News

First-generation college grad from Bosnia off to physician assistant school

Growing up, Adela Redzic remembers her father’s words repeated again and again. [...]

May 16, 2017 Stories

Armin Grozdanic Is Making What Might Be the Best Cevapi in St. Louis

Armin Grozdanic, chef and owner of Yapi Mediterranean Subs and Sandwiches (5005 S. Kingshighway, 314-354-8333), sees his job in the restaurant business as no surprise. “The majority of my family members were cooks, butchers or restaurant owners,” Grozdanic says. “My [...]

May 9, 2017 News

Elvir Mandzukic: Volunteer | Humanitarian | Neighbor

He left his hometown of Zenica in war-torn Bosnia on January 13, 1996, traveling more than 5,000 miles to St. Louis, Missouri — and still, Elvir Mandzukic considers himself fortunate. [...]

May 2, 2017 Stories