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St. Louis Bosnians

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Trump May Not Want Immigrants, but Rust Belt Mayors Do

In 1997, refugee Alem Boric and a partner started Europa Market, 600 square feet of Bosnia in St. Louis. [...]

March 17, 2017 News

Corner Bistro: a slice of heaven in Princeton Heights

While Corner Bistro has some of the most devoted regulars around, chances are you haven’t heard of the unassuming restaurant located at the corner of Macklind and Loughborough in the city’s Princeton Heights neighborhood. Flying under the critics’ radar for [...]

February 27, 2017 News

We Stand With the New Americans of Missouri

We are a nation that believes in E Pluribus Unum – “Out of Many, One.”  Not Us vs.Them. [...]

February 4, 2017 Advocacy

Townsend: Lesson of St. Louis and Bosnians

As I grew up in St. Louis, some of the most valuable relationships of my life were with Muslim Bosnian refugees, who make up a significant population of the city. [...]

February 1, 2017 News

Celebrating St. Louis as a city of refugees and immigrants

When Bosnian refugees arrived in St. Louis in the 1990s, their positive effect on neighborhoods was quickly apparent: neglected areas stabilized, new businesses opened and vitality returned to South City blocks. [...]

January 31, 2017 News

Yiro/Gyro Expands with Three New St. Louis Locations

Yiro/Gyro is on a growth tear. The fast-casual restaurant from brothers Mirza and Merim Imamovic (who opened the Gyro Company with their mother in South City 10 years ago) is opening the doors to three new St. Louis-area locations. [...]

January 19, 2017 News

Bosnia Memory Project to expand work in area high schools

Affton High School teacher Brian Jennings will never forget watching former student Dino Svaraka record an oral history contribution for the Bosnia Memory Project a couple of years ago. He’s still struck by how Svaraka, a Bosnian American, captivated his students. [...]

January 6, 2017 News


The Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University has received a $100,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). One of 34 institutions — and the only one in Missouri — to receive one of its inaugural Humanities [...]

December 20, 2016 News

Yapi Mediterranean Subs and Sandwiches Brings Bosnian Specialties to South St. Louis

Armin Grozdanic knows what it’s like for the refugees who have recently relocated to St. Louis. After all, it wasn’t so long ago that he was one of them. [...]

December 8, 2016 News

From Saigon and Sarajevo to St. Louis, refugees revive city

Few U.S. metropolitan areas transform as noticeably from one neighborhood to the next as St. Louis. [...]

December 2, 2016 News