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 »

March 26, 2015

New 'Seaport Studios' Will Feature Emerging Fashion Designers, Art Gallery

The pop-up on Fulton Street is expected to open in June and stay open through the end of 2015.

Downtown »

March 25, 2015

PHOTOS: Check Out the Massive New French Food Hall Le District

The long-awaited market opens its coffee and pastry areas Friday, but will be in full swing next week.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

March 24, 2015

252 Pairs of Underwear Lifted From SoHo Victoria's Secret, Police Say

The 591 Broadway shop has become a regular target for underwear thieves.

Downtown »

March 24, 2015

Embattled Sheldon Silver Still Has Support on Tackling Overcrowded Schools

The indicted assemblyman announced an April meeting and still has the support of many in his community.

Downtown »

March 23, 2015

Free Workouts With 'Xperts' at New Boutique FiDi Gym

BFX Studio opens Monday with free preview classes at its 30 Broad St. location.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

March 19, 2015

75-Year-Old Crossing Guard Hit by Van in Jackson Heights Slow Zone

Mary Cox was posted at 82nd Street and 34th Avenue for early dismissal, officials said.

Downtown »

March 19, 2015

New Pre-K Classes Will Share Building With Downtown Drug Abuse Center

A class of 108 pre-K seats is opening at 2 Washington St., which houses the treatment center Exponents.

Downtown »

March 17, 2015

Freshen Up Your Apartment With These Expert Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is almost here — take some time to brighten up your apartment with these tips.