by Sally Mitani
Hani Halloun, owner of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe that recently opened on East Liberty in the former Allure boutique, owns one convenience store, three markets, and a liquor store, but at heart he's a hairdresser. Back in Haifa, Israel, where the forty-three-year-old Palestinian spent the first twenty-one years of his life, "My brother-in-law took me to the hair school, and the first day I loved it. I said this is what I'm going to do, and I gave it a hundred percent."
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