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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.

Midtown & Theater District »

May 24, 2016

John Oliver takes on primary elections and the internet contemplates Gillian Anderson as the next Bond.

Downtown »

May 24, 2016

Local leaders and officials are asking the city to deal with the expected hike in pollution.

Downtown »

May 24, 2016

The 220-pound man was arrested after struggling to snatch the bags from the women.

Astoria & Long Island City »

May 24, 2016

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Downtown »

May 24, 2016

Hornblower sold tickets through at least one vendor owned by a convicted rapist, a police source said.

Downtown »

May 23, 2016

The James Beard award-winning chef is slated to open the restaurant this summer in the FiDi Hotel.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

May 20, 2016

Catch a garden puppet show, check out a historic fashion show and hit up food fairs this weekend.

Midtown & Theater District »

May 19, 2016

Robin Wright channeled her "House of Cards" character to fight for equal pay.