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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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May 21, 2015

Get a Sneak Peek at the View From 1 World Trade Center's Observatory

The observatory, more than 1,250 feet in the air, will open to the public May 29.

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May 20, 2015

Accused Hammer Attacker Granted a Psychiatric Evaluation

David Baril was arraigned via video feed from his hospital room in Bellevue Wednesday.

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May 20, 2015

A Youth Movement For Manhattan's Community Boards: 6 New Teen Members

Six new teenagers, ages 16 and 17, are now members of Manhattan community boards.

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May 19, 2015

Police Hunt Men Who Attacked and Robbed a Good Samaritan

Two men attacked and robbed a man who tried to stop them from harassing a woman, police said.

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May 19, 2015

VIDEO: Meet Max, the Dog Who's Keeping Geese Off Governors Island

The 5-year-old Border Collie is trained to keep Canada geese off the Island — and also greet visitors.

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May 15, 2015

Hundreds of Pups to 'Strut, Swagger & Slobber' in 'Blue Carpet' Fundraiser

The bulldog rescue fundraiser will take place in Peck Slip Plaza on May 16.

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May 14, 2015

Make Art While Sipping Wine and Beer at TriBeCa's New 'Muse Paintbar'

The expansive new Greenwich Street bar is slated to open by September.

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May 14, 2015

Good Samaritan Attacked and Robbed After Trying to Help Woman, Police Say

A man trying to come to a woman's aid was pushed to the ground, then had his phone stolen, police said.