The tutorial should have walked you through all that you need/needed to do to get your city up and running with a minimal number of buildings. Did you do anything at all in the city? The smoke stacks comment is the one most confusing to me, it is almost like you have a graphic problem where you can see effects but not the buildings? It is really hard to guess without a screenshot. I don't have a city on that world; perhaps someone that does can visit your city to try to help you.
I don't know why you can't see your city. I can see it fine. I have a city on Carthage and I just looked you up and visited your city. I see 3 Huts, 4 Stilt Houses, 2 Longhouses, 3 Hunters, 1 Pottery, 1 Slinger Range, 1 Spearfighter Barracks, and various Happiness structures.
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