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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.

Harlem »

February 11, 2016

Sword dancing, dessert tours and stories from 9/11 survivors about love are a few of the events.

Midtown & Theater District »

February 11, 2016

Another Harry Potter book is coming and Kanye has finally picked the name of his album (for real).

Downtown »

February 11, 2016

The Krappy Kamera competition challenges photographers to create beautiful images with cheap equipment.

Downtown »

February 10, 2016

Residents of the Financial District want to help make it a better place as the neighborhood grows.

Downtown »

February 10, 2016

The NYC mini-chain is set to open a new location inside the yet-to-open building.

Downtown »

February 10, 2016

The co-naming pays tribute to a widely forgotten holiday marking Britain's departure from NYC.

Downtown »

February 10, 2016

The thief rode by and grabbed the phone as the woman was walking home.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

February 9, 2016

A woman kicked a store employee after he tried to stop her from stealing Cheetos, police said.