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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

ADO JAHIC – St. Louis & U17 Bosnian NT Talent

We sat down today with young St. Louis talent 16 year-old Ado Jahic to talk about his career, future, and more. He recently represented the U17 Bosnian national team in the UEFA U17 Euro 2014 Elite Round. [...]

April 11, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

St. Louis Bosnians Unite to Help 2-Year-Old Battling Rare Cancer

As his two-year-old daughter Ariana in the hospital with a very rare cancer, three more kids at home, a pregnant wife and no insurance, Dzevad Dizdarevic sat outside the hospital with his head in his hands. [...]

December 17, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News, Stories

Missouri Business Magazine on Ibrahim Vajzovic

IBRAHIM VAJZOVIC is a refugee residing in the St. Louis area for almost 20 years now. Originally from Bosnia, he and his wife, Fazira, fled to Missouri in 1994 during the Bosnian War. At the time, the Vajzovic’s spoke no [...]

September 11, 2013 Stories

Artist’s wire trees free the mind, shape the future

To find artist Omer Huremovic’s home studio, just listen. [...]

August 3, 2013 Stories

Fazlo, Tops in Goals and Assists in St. Louis, Considers College, World Cup

Bayless senior Fazlo Alihodzic, known simply as Fazlo in St. Louis soccer circles, is deciding between college offers from Drury University andMid-Continent University. [...]

May 8, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Memory, Truth and Reconciliation: The Bosnia Memory Project

The ringing phone started Amir Karadzic awake. It was after 2 a.m., and he fumbled for the phone nervously in the dark, trying not to wake his wife and 5-year-old son, who were sleeping in the living room with him. [...]

March 25, 2013 Stories

Life Prolonged Thanks To Efforts Of Gotsch School Custodians

Three Gotsch Intermediate School employees who went above and beyond the call of duty were recently recognized at a ceremony at the school. [...]

March 8, 2013 Stories

State by State: Bosnian Community in St. Louis

State by State is a book published in 2009, and written by 50 different authors about 50 different US states. Missouri is covered by Jacki Lyden and it largely revolves around St. Louis and its Bosnian community through writers conversation [...]

January 8, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories