Six years after a deadly shooting, Café Racer will reopen with a new owner


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Café Racer is coming back to life. The café, which overcame a deadly mass shooting in 2012, has a new owner. UW employee Kurt Geissel, who owned Café Racer since 2004, will consult in the redevelopment of the beloved, self-proclaimed dive. And the neon sign we all love (above) will glow again.