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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December 22, 2014

Want to Be a Community Board Member in Manhattan? Apply Now

Applications for community boards in Manhattan are due Jan. 30.

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December 19, 2014

Pucker Up: 6 Spots to Taste Sour Beers in New York City

Bar managers and brewers say they've seen increased demand for the funky and tart tastes of sour beers.

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December 18, 2014

Take a Selfie With 1 World Trade Center at Downtown Photo Kiosk

A selfie kiosk, in Albany Plaza, lets visitors snap a photo with One WTC in the background.

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December 18, 2014

Upscale FiDi Market Open Kitchen Launching New Manhattan Locations

The market, which features a variety of food stations, is opening spots Downtown and near Union Square.

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December 17, 2014

73-Year-Old Man Shoved to the Ground in TriBeCa Starbucks, Police Say

Isaac Wright, 30, was charged with assault and harrasment for pushing the 73-year-old man, police said.

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December 16, 2014

Landmarked TriBeCa Clock Will Go Electric When Building Turns Into Condos

The city approved a developer's controversial plan that includes electrifying the hand-wound clock.

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December 15, 2014

Hundreds Sign Petition to Save Downtown Marina Operator

The Manhattan Yacht Club may be ousted from Battery Park City's North Cove Marina at the end of 2014.

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December 15, 2014

Check Out Details of the Seaport Redevelopment Plan Online

Howard Hughes Corporation's plan to redevelop the Seaport is now online.