What can you generally find from a city?
Awhile back someone asked for detailed info on cities. Well, I have a listing of everything every encounted in a city by myself and the groups I have gamed with. This could get long.....
FOOD & LODGING MERCANTILE Eatery/Resturaunt Market (General) Tavern Livestock market Club Slave market Hostel Bazaar Inn Auction block MECHANTS/FINISHED GOODS Rare woods Imported goods Trinkets/curios Ink Dice Sweets/candy Maps Books Toys Furs Magic items/Charms Hardware/Tools Spices Firewood Soap Herbs Glass Perfumes Paper Leather goods Pets/Familiars Ceramics Jewlery Brooms Charcoal Musical Instruments Cloth Rope Wool Cosmetics Linen Mirrors Games Pipes/Tobacco Gifts Wigs Whips Furniture Saddles Rugs/Tapestries Nets Flowers Artworks Sundials Costumes Potions Livestock Slaves Religious items Novelties Antiques Miniatures/Figurines Coins Candles Bait & tackle Ships supplies Apothocary CRAFTSMEN Cutler Weaver Furniture carver Tinker Limner/Painter Haberdasher/Hatter Alchemist Clothier Cobbler/Shoemaker Metal worker Carpenter Distiller Mason Potter Leather worker Goldsmith Whitesmith Silversmith Blacksmith Dyer Herbalist Seal maker Roofer Exterminator Lauderer Artificer/Mechanician Taxidermist Artist Sculptor Fuller Wheelwright Butcher Cooper Locksmith Thacther Woodcarver Bonecarver Gemcutter Chandler Cartwright Tanner Shipwright Wainwright Bookbinder Porcilinist Fine metal worker Glassblower Farrier SERVICES Teamster Sage Marshall Realtor Lawyer Dentist Hunter Healer Astrologer Undertaker Surgeon Animal trainer Astronomer Scribe Nusremaid Trapper Teacher Tatooer Spelunker Mountianeer Navigator Miner Messenger Massage Hypnotist Guide Fortune teller Concubines Forester Fence Surveyor Recriuter Hawkmaster Copier Translator Mystic Arbiter Cartographer FOOD & DRINK Wine Meats/Butchery Foodstuffs Bakery Fish Dairy goods Brewery Smokehouse Ale General food & drink Fine food & drink Grain Liquor Cheese Beer Fresh food STORAGE Warehouse Stable Kennel Mews Silo ENTERTAINMENT Theater Museum Stadium Ampitheater Circus Gynasium Fairground Tourement field ENTERPRISES Pawnshop Foundry Trader/General store Lumber Construction company Brothel Rentals Zoo Greenhouse Laundry Casino Bank Nursery Mill Moneylender Smelters Training school CIVIC Censor Baths Clinic Hospital Mayor's home Town hall Mint Library Sherrif Watch tower Meeting hall Guard headquarters Jail Prison Asylum Treasury School University Archives Park Cavalry stable Civil court Criminal court Bureaucrat Tax collector Toll collector Palace Punishment square Barracks Customs Executioner GUILDS Rangers Sailors Merchants Fighters Alchemists Entertainers Wizards Fishermen Caravaners Metalworkers Mercinaries Slavers Artists (Smugglers) Astrologers Carpenters Jewellers Tailors (Thieves) (Assassins) Wainwrights Shipwrights Apothecaries Physicians Stonemasons Moneylenders/-changers Barristers Artificers Steersmen & navigators Messengers/Heralds Blacksmiths Armorers & weaponsmakers Coutesans HOUSING RELIGIOUS MISCELLANY Boarding house Temple Lighthouse Home Monastary Monument/Monolith Estate Shrine Citadel Apartments Abbey Icehouse Flophouse/shelter Embassy Mansion ARMOR & WEAPONS IMPORTANT PEOPLE Armor Wizard Sheilds Witch Bowyer Ambassador Fletcher Weapons Fine weapons Armor repair
And this is not a complete list, either! I can now think of several things that have been left off, but these are all things that we have encounted while adventuring in urban settings. I'm sure you can think of several more.