Taylor Carik

Taylor Carik

Taylor Carik is an editor for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, managing Secrets of the City, an online brand he acquired in 2010.

In addition to freelance writing for many local publications, Taylor has worked on a variety of events—including the annual Zombie Pub Crawl—shows and online productions.

Taylor has also received several awards and recognitions for his work in digital. He and his Flak Radio podcast co-host were nominated for a Regional Emmy for "Online Personality" in 2008 and his blog m|ediation, one of the early widespread uses of the tumblr platform, won "Best Local Blog" from City Pages. In 2009 he won a Regional Emmy for his work at Metromix Twin Cities, and in 2011 Taylor was listed by JustJudy Communications as one of the Social Media Titans in the Twin Cities. 

Best Places To Work Out
Best Places To Work Out

Suddenly boutique gyms are everywhere—with boxing and barre, classes for new moms and boomers. Check out our guide to find on the works for you.


Twin Cities Boutique Gym Guide
Twin Cities Boutique Gym Guide

Suddenly boutique gyms are everywhere—with boxing or barre, classes for new moms or boomers. Take a walk in our gym shoes to find the one that’s best for you.


orange theory
Trial Run: Orangetheory Fitness

We step up to the workouts offered by this national chain of boutique gyms.


Taylor Talks Vintage

Hey readers! Enjoy this post from our cool and crafty director of social media Taylor Carik. He always has a good tip when it comes to vintage and retro!