Irene Plagianos

Reporter/Producer @IrenePlagianos iplagianos@dnainfo.com

Irene is a reporter/producer covering Manhattan Courts for DNAinfo.com New York.

Prior to joining the DNAinfo team, Irene was reporter for The American Lawyer magazine, where she covered complex litigation, corporate deals, the business of law and legal trends.

She's also worked as metro reporter for the New York Post and The Journal News. Feature stories she's written have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and other publications.

Irene has a B.A. in history from Columbia University, as well as a master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She grew up in the suburbs of New York, and has lived on Upper West Side for more than five years.

Fun Fact: Irene has spent at least part of most summers in a small Greek village outside of Sparta called Potamia that has more goats than people — it's also her dad's hometown.

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July 29, 2014

Mystery of 1700s Boat Found at World Trade Center Site SOLVED

The 18th-century ship has been traced to Philadelphia, and linked to Independence Hall.

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July 29, 2014

Taste 'New Money' and 'Old Money' Cocktails at FiDi Bar

Cedar Local, which recently opened at 25 Cedar St., specializes in classic and original cocktails.

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July 29, 2014

Want Wine While You Work? Here's Where to Bring Your Laptop Downtown

Whether you're looking for coffee, wine or sunshine, check out these 9 spots to plunk down your laptop.

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July 24, 2014

Eat Free Swedish Food While Watching a Movie at the Seaport

The Seaport International Food & Film Festival kicks off July 24 with a movie and food from Sweden.

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July 23, 2014

Postal Worker Goes on Violent Salon Rampage Over Botched Hairdo, Police Say

Rachel Meyers, 26, a USPS worker, was charged with assault for the blowup in a Financial District salon.

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July 23, 2014

Muggers Beat Teen Girl and Steal Her iPhone in FiDi, Police Say

Police arrested three people for the attack on a 15-year-old at Battery Place and Greenwich Street.

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July 21, 2014

Try Carrots Cooked 8 Ways at TriBeCa's Washington Market Tavern

The seasonal Murray Street eatery, which will highlight vegetable dishes, is slated to open on July 21.

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July 17, 2014

'Silent' Dance Party Boogies Down to the South Street Seaport

A dance party that relies on music pumped through headphones is coming to the Seaport July 19.