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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August 21, 2014

Visit a Floating Library on a Historic Ship Docked in the Hudson River

A pop-up library will come onboard the historic Steamship Lilac, which is docked at Pier 25.

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August 21, 2014

Dance Company Builds High-Tech Studios and Performance Space in TriBeCa

Gibney Dance is opening studios featuring high-tech cameras, projectors and video editing equipment.

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August 20, 2014

Free African Movies, Dance and Craft Classes Headed to Governors Island

The African Film Festival sponsors the Sept. 7 family-friendly events on Governors Island.

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August 20, 2014

3 Men Stabbed During Late-Night Fight at South Street Seaport, NYPD Says

A brawl on South St. last week left three men with slashes across their faces and bodies, police said

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August 19, 2014

Trinity Church Youth Chorus Puts Out Call For New Singers

The non-denominational children's choir will hold auditions from Sept. 2-5.

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August 18, 2014

Watch Free Dance Performances Along the Hudson River

The Downtown Dance Festival is bringing free nightly performances to Wagner Park through Thursday.

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August 18, 2014

TriBeCa Artist Transforms Her Studio into Barre Fitness Center

Local artist and mom Lisa Stefanelli is replacing her painting studio with a barre workout space.

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August 18, 2014

Robin Williams Remembered With 'Awakenings' Screening at Tribeca Cinemas

All proceeds from the Aug. 19 screening will go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.