Live your best life… together.

New Orleans Date Night Guide is an inspirational hub encouraging couples nationwide to love, laugh and live their best life together. With motivating ideas to upgrade the date night experience, we share suggestions for fun and interactive experiences, handy how-to guides and real relationship insight.

Date night is about reconnecting but it’s also about the opportunities couples create to explore, learn and pursue adventure together. Beyond the grind of 9 to 5 and family and household obligations lies three hours a week where fun, friendship, laughter and passion flourish. Those three hours are waiting for you, either as a creative night in or a night out on the town. Go get them.


We believe that couples are happier and more connected when they spend quality time together. But let’s be honest… it’s not always easy to carve out the time for date night or plan something extra special.

Simply put, Date Night Guide exists to inspire you to take three hours a week to nurture and cultivate your relationship.


Date Night Guide is the parent brand of our company serving couples nationwide. By popular demand, we’re expanding to launch city-specific date night sites across the country. We’re already inspiring local date nights in Orlando, Tampa, Asheville, Boston and Columbus. Learn more about our cities and how to join the Date Night Guide family.


Date Night Guide.com is the brainchild of Kristen Manieri, also the creator of OrlandoDateNightGuide.com, a site that launched in 2007 and now serves over 50,000 unique visitors each month. A frequent speaker and television media guest, Kristen is also a prolific freelance writer with travel and lifestyle articles published in magazines across the country, including Huffington Post. She lives in Orlando, FL with her husband and two daughters.

Kristen is also the host of The Synced Life, a podcast focused on the power and magic of human connection. Contact Kristen.

Photo by Roberto Gonzalez


Mary Losavio manages all facets of operations at New Orleans Date Night Guide. In her role, she serves as content curator, social media manager, photographer and writer. She is a NOLA enthusiast, dog mom, and recently got engaged to her favorite date night partner Justin. When not blogging, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, photographing the many fascinating sights all over the city, or indulging in a good history book — preferably one about New Orleans. She currently lives Uptown and can usually be found hopping all around the Crescent City in search of the perfect spot for her next date night with Justin. Find Mary on LinkedIn.





Ruthie Losavio is the managing editor at New Orleans Date Night Guide. She is a recent graduate from Louisiana State University.







New Orleans Date Night Guide is pleased to collaborate with like-minded partners in an effort to further inspire couples to love, laugh and live their best lives together. Find our guest blogs, syndicated content and more on various collaborative sites:

If you are interested in featuring Date Night Guide’s content on your site, please let us know.


We welcome submissions from experts and freelance contributors. Please pitch ideas via email that align with Date Night Guide’s six pillars:

  1. Do: A catalog of fun adventures and events.
  2. Nest: A roster of creative at-home experiences.
  3. Real Time: Firsthand relationship insight from Date Night Guide experts.
  4. See: A masterpiece collection of arts & culture, shows and more.
  5. Stuff: A guide to the best must-have couples products.
  6. Travel: Itineraries and destinations to love.