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.

Downtown »

November 27, 2014

Make Artisanal Chocolate and Cure Meat at Downtown's New Cooking School

The Institute of Culinary Education will open at Brookfield Place in January.

Downtown »

November 27, 2014

Last-Minute Volunteer Opportunities For Thanksgiving Day

Get in the holiday spirit with these volunteering and donating opportunities this season.

Downtown »

November 27, 2014

MAP: Where to Find Black Friday Deals in the City

From big box retailers to boutiques, there's no shortage of sales on the year's craziest shopping day.

East Village & Lower East Side »

November 26, 2014

Apartment Hunt Without the Broker's Fee? There's a New App For That

Padspin is aiming to add a broker-free twist to your dreaded apartment search.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

November 25, 2014

Man Slashed in Daylight Attack on SoHo Street, Police Say

Shai Krieger, 19, was charged with assault for stabbing a man in a fight on Broome Street, police said.

Downtown »

November 24, 2014

Check Out the 'Glittering World' of Navajo Jewelry at Downtown Exhibit

Hundreds of pieces of jewelry are on display at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Downtown »

November 24, 2014

Learn to Be a 'Modern Warrior' at Martial Arts and Meditation Studio

Warrior Bridge, at 275 Water St. in the Seaport, is slated to open Jan. 17.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

November 21, 2014

Service Changes Planned for 13 Subway Lines This Weekend

The 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, Q and 42nd Street Shuttle will all be disrupted.