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.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

October 24, 2014

4 New Restaurants and Bars For You to Try This Weekend

Try North Carolina-style BBQ, authentic Mexican fare, or German brews this weekend.

Downtown »

October 22, 2014

Dazzling 'Light Cycles' Exhibit Returns to Battery Park City Winter Garden

Designer Anne Militello will create a glittering show inside the 10-story glass atrium, starting Nov. 2.

Downtown »

October 21, 2014

Citi Bike-Riding Thieves Swipe Woman's Handbag, Police Say

Two teens grabbed a woman's handbag at Pier 15 in the Financial District, then rode off on Citi Bikes.

Astoria & Long Island City »

October 20, 2014

Fall in Love: 5 Daytime Dates to Heat Up the Season

We've rounded up some fun ways to spend an autumn afternoon with a date.

Downtown »

October 17, 2014

How Downtown Will Weather the Next Major Storm

Residential buildings are trying to weather another possible hurricane with new flood-proofing tactics.

Downtown »

October 16, 2014

Battery Park Needs Your Photos of Zelda the Turkey for Memorial Collage

The Battery Urban Farm will honor Zelda the turkey, who was killed in a car crash late last month.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

October 15, 2014

Car Break-Ins Hit SoHo Street, Police Say

Designer items and medication worth thousands of dollars were stolen from two cars on Charlton St.

Downtown »

October 15, 2014

Assembly Speaker Offers Own Offices to Fix Overcrowded Classrooms

Speaker Silver is offering space in his office building to create more classrooms at DOE headquarters.