Something that I have found to be incredible, easy, great, life altering, and funny about living in Manhattan is the laundry service.  It is essentially required if you live in the city to have your laundry done for you.  There are the occasional laundromats around, but ultimately you just pay a tiny bit extra and someone does it for you!  We take it in the morning as a pile of dirty laundry shoved into a sack, and it comes back vacuum packed in a perfectly folded stack!  Amazing!  It looks something like this: