Arlington (Virginia) does not have its own XFL football team, no matter what The Rock tweeted.
It is, in fact, the Arlington in Texas that will have a team, along with D.C. and six other cities.
The new @XFL2023
You bring the dream.
We bring the opportunity 🏈
Narrated by @DanyGarciaCo
XFL Chairwoman pic.twitter.com/u8mTLW37VY
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 31, 2022
Given the enticing prospect of an Arlington, Va. team, however, we asked our Twitter followers what a hypothetical pro football squad should be called.
One name stood out.
— sharrowsDC (@sharrowsDC) October 31, 2022
The Arlington Gondoliers has a ring to it
— A (@HundredACR) October 31, 2022
So we did the only sensible thing: design a logo for this hypothetical team.
Whether you want to envision the Gondoliers as part of The Rock’s league or the new name of a certain for-sale pro team after it’s bought by a certain billionaire with a big stake in Arlington, you can now show your team pride with some exclusive merch.
- Arlington Gondoliers hoodie
- Arlington Gondoliers crew neck sweatshirt
- Arlington Gondoliers t-shirt
- Arlington Gondoliers tote bag
- Arlington Gondoliers throw pillow
In the meantime, the original way to show your gondola support has made Washingtonian’s list of 9 DC-Themed Gifts Only a Washingtonian Would Appreciate. Get the OG Gondola Now shirt here.
Note: There are dozens of websites and shady merchants that steal the designs from other sellers and offer their own counterfeit shirts. The items we sell, which help to support our reporting, are only available on Amazon with “ARLnow” listed as the seller.
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The 44th Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale will be along the John Marshall Drive/Ohio Street greenway on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items, and pick up a few bargains.
About 100 families set up tables for the festivities, which take place along the six-block stretch of the greenway from near Langston Blvd. to Washington Blvd. Attendance is free, but a $10 fee will be collected from individuals and families selling household items during the event. Ensure that all goods and rubbish are removed from the greenway by 1 p.m. Leave dogs at home.
For more info, call 703-532-6101. If planning to sell, start labeling your items for sale NOW! Event will take place as long as there is not active rain. Rain date is June 10.
36TH FESTIVAL ARGENTINO
ARLINGTON JUNE 3RD, 2023
Sat, June 3rd I 3:30 pm / Shows 5:50 pm I Kenmore Auditorium I Glencarlyn
The 36th Festival Argentino USA celebrates Argentine Day and Cultural Freedom. The folkloric group Los 4 de Córdoba and 25 more artists from Argentina, World, and Solidarity Tribute, 200 years of friendship between USA and Argentina!.
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