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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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April 24, 2015

Cipriani-Owned Luxury Boutique Hotel Mr. C Opening in South Street Seaport

The seven-story hotel will feature a restaurant and two bars at 33 Peck Slip.

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April 24, 2015

City Hall Restaurant's Chef Bringing Wine, Beer and Bites to Pier 16

Part of the profits will go towards the South Street Seaport museum.

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April 24, 2015

Etan Patz Jurors Review Testimony That Points to Different Suspect

After eight days of deliberations, jurors heard testimony about alternate suspect Jose Ramos.

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April 22, 2015

Get $500 Taylor Swift Tickets or a $2K Aspen Vacation at PTA Auctions

Several Downtown schools raise over $100,000 from their annual spring auctions and galas.

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April 21, 2015

Pure Barre Exercise Studio Opening in Financial District

The popular ballet-based exercise chain is slated to open its latest studio on Pine Street in May.

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April 20, 2015

Man Found Dead in Hudson River, Police Say

A 23-year-old man was found floating in the Hudson River on Sunday.

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April 20, 2015

Cab Driver Suffers Fatal Heart Attack, Crashes Into Tour Bus In TriBeCa

The 68-year-old driver was pronounced dead on arrival at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital.

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April 20, 2015

'Severe' Rat Infestation Continues in TriBeCa Lot for More Than a Year

Several spots in TriBeCa are hotbeds for rats, Department of Health officials said.