Irene Plagianos

Reporter/Producer @IrenePlagianos

Irene is a reporter/producer covering Manhattan Courts for 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 »

September 22, 2014

'Flood Wall Street' Blocks Broadway as Protest Moves to Financial District

Thousands of demonstrators were attempting to march on Wall Street Monday.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

September 19, 2014

14 Subway Lines Face Service Changes This Weekend

The 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, E, F, G, J, N, Q and S trains will all be disrupted this weekend.

Downtown »

September 19, 2014

Grill Your Own Korean Food and Sing Karaoke at Bar Opening in TriBeCa

Andy Lau, an owner of FiDi's Bonchon Chicken and Mike's Noodle House, is opening Gunbae in March.

Downtown »

September 18, 2014

Downtown Panel Will Tackle Legacy of One of Nation's Deadliest Race Riots

A panel will discuss the implications of the Elaine Race Massacre on Sept. 20 at St. Paul's Chapel.

Downtown »

September 17, 2014

Watch Joan Rivers Documentary in TriBeCa to Benefit Her Favorite Charity

"Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" will be shown at Tribeca Cinemas to benefit God's Love We Deliver.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

September 16, 2014

Robber Bites Man on Neck at Varick Street Subway Station, Police Say

Alajuwon Aleem, 22, bit a man who tried to stop him from stealing a friend's purse, police said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

September 15, 2014

Man Accused of Killing Etan Patz Describes the Crime in a Video Confession

Pedro Hernandez, 53, confessed in a May 2012 interview to strangling 6-year-old Etan Patz.

Downtown »

September 15, 2014

Governors Island Art Fair Turns 100 Barrack Rooms Into Galleries

The seventh annual Governors Island Art Fair runs every weekend in September.