Rita Florez

Rita Flórez is a Kansas City-based freelance writer. She’s written for GOOD, Bitch, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a variety of regional newspapers and magazines.

Stories By Rita Florez

How a Cast of Ghosts and Goblins Revived the Spirits of a Midwest Neighborhood

After a cattle boom came and went, the declining West Bottoms section of Kansas City started to look like a ghost town. It took a visionary, fright-loving family to give it a new...