Author: Michael Kleiner

Michael Kleiner, business and sports editor, has more than three decades of experience as an award-winning journalist and public relations professional. He has operated his own PR and web design business for small businesses, authors and community organizations in Philadelphia since 1999. Not of Norwegian descent, he lived in Norway for a year with his family at age 11 and has returned as an adult. He is the author of a memoir, Beyond the Cold: An American’s Warm Portrait of Norway, and a member of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia. Visit;

Paralympic preview

With the Paralympic Games just over a month away, Business & Sports Editor Michael Kleiner gives readers an overview of the Norwegian Paralympic team.

A man and a woman model the new Olympic sweater from Dale of Norway against the backdrop of a fjord and mountains

Dress like an Olympian

The official Olympic Sweater for Team Norway at the Tokyo Summer Olympics is here! The Nordic Shop shares some of the details behind this summer sweater.

Kristiansand Vipers handball player prepares to throw

Vipers shine

The Kristiansand Vipers dominated the finals for the REMA-100 women’s handball league Norwegian Cup, beating out Sola and Storhamar.

Nordic Edge

At the Nordic Edge Cross Atlantic webinar on sustainable urban living, panelists discussed the importance and practice of designing sustainable buildings.

Kvikk Lunsj

Not just your favorite snack

Kvikk Lunsj chocolate bars are an important part of Easter traditions in Norway, but the values of the company run deeper than being a tasty hiking snack.