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Q&A: Grbic Family Triumphs Sibling Rivalry Episode Of ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

Last weekend, the three siblings of family-owned, Eastern European dining destination Grbic Restaurant and Banquet Hall competed on an episode of the Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games: Family Style.” The show featured three rounds of cooking challenges presented by host Guy Fieri and [...]

January 14, 2015 Stories

Traditional Bosnian folk music with Edo Sadikovic

When Edo Sadikovic straps on his accordion, audiences fall silent. Then, it is time to sing and dance. He specializes in a genre called Sevedah, traditional to his native Bosnia. Fans can recognize the slow and passionate melodies. [...]

December 26, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories, Video

Blind Man Shines on Judo Mat

At 29 years old, Adnan Gutic, has been blind his entire life. “I was actually born blind and I’m totally blind in my right eye” he said. [...]

December 2, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

European connection leads the line for Webster men’s soccer

The Webster University Men’s Soccer Team’s attacking line is a partnership 4,659 miles in the making. [...]

September 10, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

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

Nermin Zimic wins AIGA award for genocide project

Bright designs for restaurant menus, concerts and other events filled this spring’s AIGA Saint Louis show in the gallery at the Center of Creative Arts in University City, Mo. [...]

June 3, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

4th Grader Organizes Relief Drive for Bosnian Flood Victims

Badly-needed clothing, food, fresh water and other supplies are on their way from the St. Louis area to Bosnia. [...]

May 30, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

“I just try to do as much as I can”

St. Louis County Police Officer Darko Omeragic’s native land has known its share of troubles. [...]

May 30, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Bosnian Family Restaurant Helps St. Louis Refugees Rebuild

“Everything I do, I feel like a bring a little piece of Bosnia with me. But I keep it American,” says Senada Grbic, the 25-year-old sous chef of Grbic, the expansive Eastern European restaurant at the edge of Dutchtown and [...]

May 21, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Sejla Grahovic’s New Book About a New Life After the Bosnian War

The Bosnian War paved a long road to freedom for Sejla Grahovic. From a destroyed home to living in a refugee camp, she made her way to St. Louis. [...]

May 7, 2014 Stories