Ride-sharing service Lyft this week announced four Detroit locations, and one each in Royal Oak and Dearborn, as among its most-visited destinations in metro Detroit for 2017.
The popular service, which uses a smartphone app to connect passengers with nearby drivers, is frequently used by people looking to have a night out without worrying about parking or how many drinks they’ll have.
It published its “Lyftie Awards” for major cities across the United States. Here are the Detroit results:
Most-visited restaurant: Selden Standard
This stylish Midtown Detroit restaurant was named the Free Press Restaurant of the Year in 2015.
Most-visited bar: Hopcat Royal Oak
Hopcat’s second metro-Detroit location, pouring beers from dozens of taps while offering its so-called Crack Fries and burgers, opened in May 2017 in Royal Oak.
Most-visited event venue: Little Caesars Arena
The new home to the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons opened in September in Midtown Detroit, drawing crowds to sporting events and concerts.
Most-visited university: Henry Ford College in Dearborn
This college is a public college located in Dearborn, with a total enrollment of roughly 14,000, offering programs such as health professions, liberal arts and sciences, business and management, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Only in Detroit: The Qube
Previously known as Chase Tower, this building at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit houses Quicken Loans offices and a street-side satellite studio for Channel 7 (WXYZ-TV).
Trending destination: The Detroit Institute of Arts
Founded in 1885, this world-class art museum in Midtown Detroit has more than 100 galleries and 66,000 pieces of art.