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

d1 This stylish Midtown Detroit restaurant was named the Free Press Restaurant of the Year in 2015.

Most-visited bar: Hopcat Royal Oak

d2 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

d6 Founded in 1885, this world-class art museum in Midtown Detroit has more than 100 galleries and 66,000 pieces of art.  


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