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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.

Downtown »

January 24, 2017

Sticky's Finger Joint, which has three Manhattan locations, is opening on Maiden Lane.

Downtown »

January 24, 2017

The order-ahead app from the popular burger chain has officially launched nationally.

Downtown »

January 24, 2017

These are the spots you're going to want to try before everyone else finds out about them.

Downtown »

January 24, 2017

The show at Untitled Space is also a fundraiser for the nonprofit Fund for Women's equality.  

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

January 24, 2017

The man was also carrying a controlled substance inside an Altoids mints box, police said.

Downtown »

January 23, 2017

The station, inundated with floodwater in 2012, will finally reopen in June, officials said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

January 20, 2017

Go see some art, a film or some comedy this week.

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights & Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

January 20, 2017

Don't feel like watching the swearing-in? Go to a poetry reading, protest or fundraiser ball instead.