Irene Plagianos

Reporter/Producer @IrenePlagianos

Irene is a reporter/producer covering Manhattan Courts for 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 25, 2016

The landmarked building, with a soaring atrium, opened Tuesday as a luxury hotel.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

August 23, 2016

Grab a table at these spots before they get so popular you can't get in.

Midtown & Theater District »

August 23, 2016

Sponsors drop Lochte, the story of a bizarre murder, and a glimpse of New York's subway of the future.

Downtown »

August 22, 2016

A fight to secure rent limits Downtown now has the support of 37 local officials.

Downtown »

August 22, 2016

An exhibit dedicated to the latest installment of the Japanese game opened in TriBeCa Friday.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

August 19, 2016

Check out Harlem's Havana Culture Festival, an outdoor movie or an old-fashioned NYC street fair. 

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

August 18, 2016

Ryan Lochte's story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio is being called into question.