While life in New York undoubtedly has its challenges, one of the most addictive perks of living in the cockroach-infested city over the past few years has been the proliferation of on-demand service apps. From an app that provides a handyman in minutes to one that sends someone to pick up your laundry, every New Yorker with an iPhone and few dollars to spare has suddenly found themselves in possession of their very own personal chef, beautician, plumber and butler.
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