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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 7, 2015

Man Slashed in Unprovoked Daytime Attack While Standing on FiDi Block: NYPD

A man standing near The Battery was cut by an attacker wielding a knife.

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July 7, 2015

Irate Cyclist Slams His Bike Into MTA Bus Driver, Police Say

A cyclist told that he couldn't bring his bike onto an MTA bus became violent with the operator.

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July 7, 2015

Thief Threatens to Set Man Ablaze on 1 Train, Police Said

A thief threatened to stab and set a man aflame while he rode the subway, police said.

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July 7, 2015

There's a New 'Ghostbusters' Logo at TriBeCa's famed Ladder 8 Firehouse

TriBeCa's Ladder 8 has a new Ghostbusters patch.

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July 7, 2015

Brooklyn Artist Poses Naked at Former Slavery Sites in New York

Nona Faustine's photo series, "White Shoes," depicts portraits of herself at various slave trade sites.

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July 6, 2015

Battery Dance Festival Brings Free, Outdoor Performances Along the Hudson

The Battery Dance Festival will showcase dancers at the Robert Wagner Park in Battery Park City.

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July 6, 2015

The Battery's Long Awaited Aquatic-Themed Carousel Slated to Open Aug. 20

The whimsical SeaGlass Carousel, with its 30 custom-made fish, is finally opening after years of delays.

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July 5, 2015

18 Things to Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Enjoy wage-gap drinking, "Jurassic Park" in the park and raw chocolate-bar making this week.