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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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

May 29, 2015

14 Things to Do in Manhattan Neighborhoods This Weekend

Looking for something to do in Manhattan this weekend? DNAinfo has you covered.

Downtown »

May 29, 2015

Broken Water Fountains at Downtown Playground Leave Parents Steaming

The water spouts at the Imagination Playground won't be turned on until mid-June, officials said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

May 28, 2015

More Than $1K Worth of Designer Jean Shorts Swiped from SoHo Shop: NYPD

Six men shoplifted $1,354 worth of designer jean shorts from the True Religion boutique, police said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

May 27, 2015

More Than $1,000 Worth of Lacoste Pants, Shirts Stolen From SoHo Shop: NYPD

A man swiped four pairs of pants and six shirts from the Lacoste store.

Downtown »

May 27, 2015

Woman's Phone Snatched From Her Hands While Playing Game On 3 Train: NYPD

A 32-year-old woman had her Samsung Galaxy S4 swiped as she played a game riding the subway.

Downtown »

May 26, 2015

'Law & Order' Tourists Make Criminal Court a TripAdvisor Attraction

Some tourists love to check out criminal court on vacation — and leave a TripAdvisor review, of course.

Downtown »

May 25, 2015

Free Ice Cream, Music and Games Fill Family Fun Day at Pier 25

The Jewish Community Project is offering up free ice cream and activities on Pier 25.

Downtown »

May 22, 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.