SOCIAL Manny: Episode 157
This week, Manny Hernandez photographed several marquee events and openings.
The new Ball and Chain opening in Little Havana featured Karen Inderbitzin, Dylan Echevarria, Elena Inderbitzin, Brian Metcalf, Katie Doyle, Zach Bush and Jessie Gilmartin.
The 29th Annual Sports Legends Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria to benefit the Buoniconti Fund featured Nicole Sayfie, Paul DiMare, Stephanie Sayfie-Aagaard, Pedro Martinez and wife Carolina Martinez, Andre Dawson, Grant Hill, Emilio Estefan, Akeem Olajuwon, Dr. Barth Green, Marc Buoniconti, Cynthia Halelamien, Christine Lynn, Nadia Comaneci, Kathy Green, Nick Arison, Jenna Green, Christian Slater, Brittany Slater, James Ferraro, Francis and Gene Sevilla-Secasa and Dan and Trish Bell, Swanee DiMare, Alex Rodriguez, Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson.
FMU Presidential Inaugural Scholarship Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel featured Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Jeff and Violet Barlatier, Dr. Roslyn Clark, Warren Thompson.
It’s All About the Kids event at the JW Marriot to benefit the St Jude Children’s Hospital featured Jorge Plasencia, Former Kelloggs CEO Carlos Gutierrez, Cesar Conde, Sean and Ana Wolfington, Eduardo Verastegui, Pamela Silva-Conde, Jencarlos Canela, Ana Quincoces, Andre Asion,
Artist Lebo at the closing reception for his solo show at the Freedom Tower.
Manny Hernandez has been covering Miami’s social, lifestyle and art scenes for more than 29 years. Manny was born and raised in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood and is a proud alumnus of Miami-Dade College and Florida International University. His contributions are showcased weekly in The Miami Herald, Ocean Drive and Indulge magazines and his popular and much anticipated photo gallery, SOCIAL Manny, on SocialMiami.com. His images have also appeared in countless publications, including: Paper Magazine, Vanity Fair, People, Vogue and Rolling Stone.
In 2018, Manny was honored as one of the 12 Good Men by the Ronald McDonald House Charities and co-produced along with Broadway producer Richard Jay-Alexander, an exhibit in honor of famed press agent Charlie Cinnamon at the FIU Jewish Museum.
Manny recently authored his first book, CANDIDS Miami (Wynwood Books).