Inside BRASS by Circa 1857, a new gift shop opening downtown this weekend

Baton Rouge attracts 11.3 million business and leisure travelers a year, but there are few spots downtown to shop for Capital City keepsakes to bring home. Expanding those souvenir shopping opportunities is the mission of the new North Boulevard store, BRASS, shorthand for Baton Rouge Area Souvenir Shop. "We saw a need … and we said, 'Let's just try it,'" says Luke Lognion, who opened the store with husband and business…