SOCIALManny: Episode 260
The celebrity photographer captures the Putting on the LBS bake sale held in honor of PRIDE Month
This week, celebrity photographer Manny Hernandez hit’s Lee Brian Schrager Putting on the LBS bake sale, a neighborhood event that turned into a sensation, this past week in honor of PRIDE month. In the past, the sale has helped restaurant relief during a time they had to shut down, but on this occasion donated its dollars to the YES Institute, a community education center whose mission is to prevent suicide and ensure the healthy development of all LGBTQIA+ youth through powerful communication and education on gender and orientation. Local participating restaurants included Night Owl Cookies, Hometown Barbecue, Tropical Chinese, Sweet Melody Crafted Ice Cream, The Salty Donut, Empanada Harry’s, Hedy Goldsmith and Luis Vasquez with PRIDE-inspired cupcakes Adrianne Calvo with Dark Chocolate Nutella Croissant Bread Pudding and Dallas Wynne with Snickerdoodle Cookies.
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).