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.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

March 3, 2015

Upscale Jacket Boutique Moncler Hit by Shoplifters Twice in 3 Days

Winter jackets worth nearly $2,000 apiece were stolen from the 90 Prince St. shop in SoHo.

Downtown »

March 2, 2015

Watch Free, Food-Themed Movies and Play Trivia Downtown

The movies will be screened most Tuesday evenings through April 7 at Hudson Eats food court.

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March 2, 2015

A 'Forest Farm' Will Grow in Battery Park This Spring

A farm of shade-loving plants, like blueberries, ramps and blue oyster mushrooms, will grow in the park.

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March 2, 2015

Governors Island's First Snowy Owl Named After Revolutionary War General

The rare Arctic bird made its home on the Island for the first time this winter season, officials said.

Downtown »

February 26, 2015

U-Haul Driver Leads Port Authority Police On Foot Chase Through SoHo

Tavon Barrow, 23, hopped out of the van and fled because he had a suspended license, he told police.

Downtown »

February 26, 2015

Find Your Flow Wearing Headphones Pumping DJ Music at 'Silent' Yoga Class

Sound Off yoga pumps music through noise-canceling headphones for a unique Vinyasa experience.

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February 25, 2015

Where to Go Seal Watching in New York

From Staten Island's Midland Beach to The Bronx's Pelham Bay Park, 

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February 25, 2015

Thief Busts Through Pizzeria Wall to Steal $1K in Cash, Police Say

A burglar broke through a wall to swipe money from La Bellezza Pizza at 315 Broadway in TriBeCa.