Open for Business: Studio 24E

Nov. 1—The Frederick News-Post invites new storefront businesses in Frederick County to share details about themselves for our Open for Business feature that runs occasionally in the newspaper and online.

Businesses that opened or moved within the last eight months are eligible. Each answer should be 100 words max. Answers may be edited for clarity and length.

Contact Clara Niel at to be considered and to send back your answers.

Business name: Studio 24E

Type of business: Lifestyle boutique

Business address: 21 E. Main St., Thurmont

Business owner(s): Nina Tate-Elliott and Greg Elliott

Number of employees: 2

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; closed Sunday through Tuesday

Website/social media / phone / email: / / / / / 443-679-7916 /

When did your business open? Studio 24E has been in business since 2002. We had brick-and-mortar stores in Linthicum, Garrett County and Glen Burnie. We consolidated to one location in Thurmont in June.

What does the business offer? We offer great gift-giving options, which includes brands like Simply Southern, Puppie Love, Michael Kors, Gucci and The Sak, just to name a few.

Why did you launch the business? We have a love of retail and a passion for creating an environment that is both comfortable and approachable for customers to shop in.

Why did you choose this location for your business? Thurmont is a beautiful area. We had found a home in Thurmont that kept calling to us. At the same time, the retail space became available in Thurmont, so we moved there. Call it fate!

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