Another Perkins Rowe gem: The Grillroom Chophouse & Wine Bar, an upscale Chicago eatery, opens today in Perkins Rowe in a 7,500-square-foot space next to California Pizza Kitchen. Menu items include their signature mac and cheese, grilled steaks and oysters on a half shell.
Where people want to go to school: A Princeton Review survey found that Stanford University was the dream school for most college applicants, while parents wanted their children to go to Harvard if cost was not an issue and acceptance was a given. The report was based on comments from more than 12,700 college applicants and 3,000 parents. Eighty-five percent of respondents said that financial aid to pay for college will be “very” or “extremely” necessary.
Sell those cars: Hollingsworth Richards Mazda will hold a grand opening Thursday evening for its Florida Boulevard dealership. The 7,000-square-foot high-tech Mazda showroom has been open since October.