Photos: Beautiful Echo Park Lake Is Back

Echo Park Lake is out of rehab and looking good. Over the last two years, the iconic but dirty lake was drained and rehabbed. Saturday morning it reopened, and it was just like the good old days: the neighborhood came out to play, the Lady of the Lake statue returned and so did the old lotus plants and the old wildlife (though Mario/Maria the goose is alive and well, (s)he will not be returning.)

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