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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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July 1, 2015

Tribeca Cinemas Quietly Shutters With Building Up for Sale

The 12-year-old home to the Tribeca Film Festival has closed its doors.

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July 1, 2015

Artist's 90-Foot Mural Beautifies TriBeCa Park

A long, colorful mural now covers a wall at Washington Market Park.

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July 1, 2015

$12K Motorcycle Swiped From Battery Park City

The Yamaha motorcycle was stolen from the street.

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July 1, 2015

Man Repeatedly Punches Traffic Agent in the Face Over Parking Ticket: NYPD

A 30-year-old was arrested for punching a traffic agent in the face, police said.

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July 1, 2015

Park Enforcement Officer Kicked in Face While Trying to Ticket Vendor: NYPD

A man was arrested for kicking a Park Enforcement Patrol Officer in the face, police said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

July 1, 2015

Nearly $33K in Suits, Glasses and a Watch Stolen From SoHo Man's Car: NYPD

Lots of pricey personal items were stolen from a SoHo man's car, police said.

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June 30, 2015

Expert Advice on Eating at 1WTC's Restaurants: Don't Do it

The food is overpriced and underwhelming, according to an Eater review.

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June 29, 2015

George Clinton to Get Funky at Governors Island July 3 BBQ Bash

Legendary funk musician George Clinton is headlining the "Funk n' Cue" music and BBQ fest on July 3.