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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.

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March 24, 2017

The ice cream chain will open an outpost in the Seaport this summer.

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March 24, 2017

The owners of FiDi's Clinton Hall are opening a pop-up location in the South Street Seaport.

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March 22, 2017

Patrons at bars including the Pier A Harbor House had their bags and wallets stolen, police said.

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March 22, 2017

The DOT says they are trying to fix dangerous streets for bike riders near the Brooklyn Bridge.

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March 21, 2017

The 61-year-old was found slumped over at the Broad Street station.

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March 21, 2017

Police are looking for a man suspected for grabbing a woman's chest on a  Downtown 4 train.

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March 20, 2017

Artist Katja Novitskova's "Earth Potential" exhibit will be on display starting on June 22.

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March 20, 2017

The bronze statue staring down the Wall Street Bull has become a symbol of female power, for some.