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 »

July 26, 2016

Monk's Meats vegan BBQ and Bamboo Bites' Southeast Asian cuisine are among the vegan category finalists.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 26, 2016

Michelle Obama's moving speech, more on the DNC's email leak, and an epic breakup starring a blender.

Downtown »

July 25, 2016

A public plaza is being built at the base of new luxury condo 50 West.

Downtown »

July 25, 2016

State Sen. Daniel Squadron called the BPCA "woefully inadequate" for shutting out public comment.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

July 24, 2016

Check out everything from swimming to a beer tasting to live music.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

July 22, 2016

Catch an outdoor movie, get your nails done for free or learn how to dance this weekend.

Downtown »

July 21, 2016

The thief walked through the front door at 7 a.m. and grabbed the items last week.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 21, 2016

Ted Cruz won't endorse Donald Trump, and a speech writers takes the blame for Melania's plagiarism.