In the 30s and 40s, Vancouver was the first stop on an entertainment superhighway down the west coast of the continent - and all the action was on Granville Street. Fred Astaire, Charlie Chaplin, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra are just a few of the giants who performed there, only blocks away from where Future Shop, London Drugs and Tim Hortons stand today.
r's Will Woods has a new walking tour that highlights the relics of that by-gone time. Matthew Parsons checked out the tour last week. You can hear him chat with guest host Margaret Gallagher about it this Saturday around 7:45.