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.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

August 26, 2016

Check out a Charlie Parker jazz festival, an outdoor movie or photography exhibit. 

Downtown »

August 26, 2016

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

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

August 26, 2016

From a $3.8 million condo in the Upper East Side to a $330,000 co-op in Kew Gardens.

Downtown »

August 26, 2016

Michael Samuelian, an executive with Related Companies, is set to become president of Governors Island.

Downtown »

August 26, 2016

From 3 to 7 p.m., on the last Friday of the month through October, the historic museum goes gratis.

Downtown »

August 26, 2016

The convicted former Assembly Speaker can remain out on bail while he appeals.

Midtown & Theater District »

August 25, 2016

Hope Solo is suspended by U.S. soccer, and an Australian dog lives for the mail.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

August 23, 2016

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