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.

Downtown »

August 1, 2014

Burger Joint Opens in TriBeCa's Whole Foods

The first Whole Burger counter in the city also serves fries, onion rings and milkshakes.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

July 31, 2014

$60,000 Ring Stolen at French Eatery Laduree Soho, Police Say

The woman also lost a $6,500 ring at the upscale SoHo restaurant.

Downtown »

July 31, 2014

110 Beds Go Unused as Homeless Shelter Waits for City Approval

TriBeCa's Rescue Mission has to turn away homeless people while waiting for approval from the DOB.

Downtown »

July 29, 2014

Mystery of 1700s Boat Found at World Trade Center Site SOLVED

The 18th-century ship has been traced to Colonial-era Philadelphia, a new study said.

Downtown »

July 29, 2014

Taste 'New Money' and 'Old Money' Cocktails at FiDi Bar

Cedar Local, which recently opened at 25 Cedar St., specializes in classic and original cocktails.

Downtown »

July 29, 2014

Want Wine While You Work? Here's Where to Bring Your Laptop Downtown

Whether you're looking for coffee, wine or sunshine, check out these 9 spots to plunk down your laptop.

Downtown »

July 24, 2014

Eat Free Swedish Food While Watching a Movie at the Seaport

The Seaport International Food & Film Festival kicks off July 24 with a movie and food from Sweden.

Downtown »

July 23, 2014

Postal Worker Goes on Violent Salon Rampage Over Botched Hairdo, Police Say

Rachel Meyers, 26, a USPS worker, was charged with assault for the blowup in a Financial District salon.