Without two or more folks in tow, the tandem bicycle would slump forlornly against garage walls and dig through old shoeboxes of letters from distant summer camp pals. Banish melancholy while meeting new friends with today's Groupon: for $9, you get a membership to New Jersey Young Professionals (a $19.99 value). Membership is one-time, open to ages 21–39, and lasts until you're 40.
New Jersey Young Professionals has a growing roster of interactive members and dynamic activities, and offers free or discounted prices to their many events, from wine tastings to grapefruit adoption parties. Create a cyberland profile and network for jobs or head out to frequent and various happenings arranged by county and activity. The club's easily navigable website and diverse choice of goings-on makes comrade discovery simple and entertaining, and a much better route than standing on the side of the interstate with a bindle and a sign that says "friendship or bust."