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Lemmons

Lemmons Sold to Grbic Family

Long-time fans mourned Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue) when it closed and even began a social-media campaign to save it, but owner Michael Gross didn’t want to run the business anymore. It turns out that the space has just been sold to the Grbic [...]

August 21, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Businesses, News
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Bosnian refugee goes to Harvard

History was made this year at Bayless High School. For the first time one of their graduates, a Bosnian student, is going to Harvard. The achievement is the subject of a documentary recently showcased at the Tivoli. [...]

July 23, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News, Video
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St. Louis mosque holds first in a series of Ramadan meals

Some came to the Islamic Community Center in St. Louis on Thursday night to learn more about Islam. [...]

July 18, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
Hari Secic

St. Louis film fest shows UMSL student film

A chance encounter has led one University of Missouri­–St. Louis student to direct a film that’s about to get serious attention. [...]

July 16, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
Irhad Sehovic Family

The moon as his guide, teen heads to Harvard

The good news came seven months ago, but Irhad Sehovic still finds it hard to believe. “Congratulations. I’m delighted to inform you…,” read the email from Harvard University. All the hard work had paid off. Sehovic, 18, was headed to [...]

July 16, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories
Vedad Ibisevic

The Best American Player at the World Cup has Already Gone Home

The sky had begun to pale shortly after kickoff, but it’s unlikely anyone inside the banquet hall noticed. [...]

July 1, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
Vedad Ibisevic SLU

For Bosnia, World Cup Paved Way for Healing

Despite being knocked out of contention by Nigeria last Friday, Bosnia’s first World Cup appearance has been a powerful experience for the country’s sports fans. That sentiment rings especially true in St. Louis, where between 30,000 and 70,000 Bosnians call [...]

June 25, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
Bosnia vs. Argentina, Fans, World Cup

World Cup USA : Bosnians in St. Louis, MO

Soccer is a passion for many Bosnians and for thousands of Bosnians in St. Louis on Sunday it was a day of celebration as their country played its first ever World Cup match against Argentina. [...]

June 17, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
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St. Louis Bosnians revel in home country’s first World Cup appearance

Twenty years ago Bosnian war survivors descended on St. Louis in one of the largest refugee resettlement efforts in U.S. history. Today an estimated 70,000 Bosnians make their homes here. [...]

June 15, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News
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Even if they lose, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s national team has already won

Bosnia-Herzegovina will play its first World Cup match versus Argentina this Sunday and Akif Cogo will be watching and cheering in St. Louis alongside tens of thousands of fellow Bosnians. [...]

June 13, 2014 Audio, Bosnians in St. Louis, News